• E-Health Report Looks at Health Information Technology in Iowa

    Monday, May 16th, 2011

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Ki Park, and Kristi Law released a report that investigates the current technology use in five health care provider settings.

  • ISRC Research Published in E-Health Report

    Sunday, May 15th, 2011

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Ki Park and Kristi Law released data that investigates the current technology usage in five health care provider settings.

  • Tests to Determine Who Is OK to Drive

    Thursday, May 5th, 2011

    In Impaired Driving From Medical Conditions, appearing in the March issue of JAMA, PPC Professor Matthew Rizzo discusses how best to determine fitness to drive in the face of medical conditions such as Parkinson disease. His research indicates that neurocognitive tests, driving simulation, and road tests provide complementary sources of evidence to evaluate driver safety. According to Dr.

  • PPC Transportation Researcher to Chair KSEA Meeting

    Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

    Hosin 'David' Lee, professor of civil and environmental engineering in the University of Iowa College of Engineering and transportation researcher in the UI Public Policy Center, will serve as chair of the 40th anniversary meeting of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) Aug. 10-14 in Park City, Utah. The annual conference ( will focus on successful U.S.-Korea cooperative research efforts in all areas of science and engineering.

  • Birds Help Researchers Study Environmental Quality

    Monday, May 2nd, 2011

    In the reasearch study, "Is Economic Growth for the Birds?", published in Environmental Economics, PPC Environmental Policy researcher Aaron Strong uses avian biodiversity to analyze the impact of economic growth on environmental quality. Results of the study call into question policies that rely solely on economic growth for reversing environmental decline.

  • Iowans Not Satisfied With GOP Contenders

    Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

    The Hawkeye Poll indicates that Iowans are not content with their choices for the 2012 Republican nomination choices for president. Twenty-six percent of those polled who choose "someone else."

  • McGehee Receives Award for Traffic Safety

    Thursday, April 21st, 2011

    Iowa Commissioner of Public Safety Larry Noble recently presented HF Program Director Dan McGehee with the Commissioner's Special Award for Traffic Safety.

  • UI Faculty and Staff Attend CASIC Research Summit

    Monday, April 18th, 2011

    The CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness developed twenty multi-disciplinary working groups that will develop research proposals on international competitiveness.

  • Director of ISRC To Give Keynote at Beloit College

    Thursday, April 14th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht will be the keynote speaker at Beloit College's sixth annual Duffy Colloquium where he will address the core question of "what makes a good society?"

  • Technology Reduces Unsafe Driving

    Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

    The PPC Human Factors & Vehicle Safety Program continues to study the effectiveness of cameras in cars to help teens hone their driving skills and how the technology reduces unsafe driving events.