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.
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.
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.
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 (ukc.ksea.org) will focus on successful U.S.-Korea cooperative research efforts in all areas of science and engineering.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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?"
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.