• Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

    Thomas Frank, author of "What's the Matter with Kansas?" will present the lecture, "What's the Matter with Liberals?" on Wednesday, February 4.

  • Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

    The ACA was enacted four years ago.  How has it affected dental education, access to oral health care, and dental and craniofacial research?  When the new Congress is sworn in January 2015, what will happen to the ACA?  Will certain provisions of the law be repealed, replaced or defunded?  

    Join the American Dental Education Association to discuss these and other questions for "The ACA Through a Post-Election Lens," the 5th webinar in the ADEA Policy Center's Leading Conversations series.  

  • Thursday, December 4th, 2014

    PPC Director Pete Damiano to give lecture at the Contemporary Issues in Health Policy Lecture Series offered by the Department of Health Management and Policy titled, "How Public Policy Center Studies Inform Public Policy."

    This event is free and open to the public and food will be provided!

  • Thursday, December 4th, 2014

    Associate Research Scientists in Health Policy at the PPC and faculty member in the College of Public Health's Community and Behavioral Health Department, Natoshia Askelson, will give a lecture during the CBH Faculty Candidate Seminar in room S030 College of Public Health Building (CPHB), on December 4, at 10:00 a.m.

    This event is free and open to students, faculty/staff, and the public. More information can be found here

  • Thursday, November 20th, 2014

    Pete Damiano, the director of the Public Policy Center, will be joining Ben Kieffer on Wednesday's River to River to discuss health care reform and the new enrollment period that launched on November 15, 2014.  River to River is Iowa Public Radio's talk program that focuses on the new, issues and events in Iowa. 

  • Thursday, November 20th, 2014

    Join fellow Iowans for this non-partisan, one-day conference focused on the promise of health care innovation, emerging models, health plans and their markets, and population health tools and strategies.

  • Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

    On Tuesday, November 18, Rena M. Conti, from the University of Chicago, will highlight the unique features of the anticancer drug market and trends in the launch prices for 58 anticancer drugs approved between 1995 and 2013, in her presentation titled, "Pricing in the Market for Anticancer Drugs," in C121 of the Pappajohn Business Building.  This event is free and open to the public.

    You can read the full report here.


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  • Saturday, November 15th, 2014

    In recognition of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights’ 15th anniversary, the UICHR staff and Board will host an event to explore the current state and future direction of human rights related scholarship, applied research, and creative production in representative fields from across campus.

    At 1:00 p.m., Dr. Pete Damiano, Professor of Dentistry and Director, Public Policy Center, will be moderating a panel titled, "The Future of Human Rights in the Engineering, Natural and Health Sciences."  Featured speakers during this panel include:

  • Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

    On Wednesday, November 12, at noon join others in the Iowa Theater, Iowa Memorial Union, where Professor David Frisvold will give a presentation at the Hawkeye Lunch and Learn series titled, "Public Policy and Personal Health: Effective for combating obesity."  This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited.  RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

    The panel discussion will examine the challenges of meeting the needs of aging veterans, rural services, veteran mental health and other issues.