Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Children in Iowa were reported to be in generally good oral health. However, their oral health was rated lower than their overall physical health. Tune in to the December 18 webinar to learn more about the data in the newly-released Oral Health Report from the 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
Please join us for our next SSIG colloquium, "Workplace Wellness Programs for Aging Academics," on Wednesday, November 28, from 12 - 1 p.m. Our speaker will be UI professor Brian Kaskie of the department of health management and policy in the UI College of Public Health. Please note that this semester, we will meet in the Commons (302), Schaeffer Hall (SH) for all our colloquia.
Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Robert Kaufman, of the University of Washington delivered a lecture titled, "Predicting Crash Injury Patterns and Severity," on Tuesday, November 20 at 4 p.m. in the Ziffren Auditorium located at 1500 John W. Colloton Pavilion.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Dr. Flaura Winston of the University of Pennsylvania delivered a talk, "Academics to Action: Advancing Road Safety for Children and Teens," on Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. in the College of Public Health Building, Room S-030.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
On November 13, 2012, the University of Iowa Health Sciences Policy Council will host, “Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 5: Shaping Iowa’s Health Care Landscape” with keynote speaker Susan Dentzer at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines.
Thursday, November 1st, 2012
This fall the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IHG), the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, and Hardin Library for the Health Sciences are collaborating to present several events that welcome the public to reflect on the responsibilities of science and scientists to the broader culture.
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
G.R. Boynton, Professor of Political Science
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Environmental policy researcher, Scott Spak, co-presented at the Iowa Environmental Health Association's Fall Conference with Douglas Beardsley, the director of Johnson County Public Health and the Associate Director of Environmental Health Programs at the State Hygienic Laboratory. The conference was held in Marshalltown, IA at the Best Western Regency Inn.
Friday, October 19th, 2012
Human Factors program director Daniel McGehee was featured on the Iowa Public Radio talk show, "River to River" Friday, October 16. McGehee spoke with host Ben Kieffer about his recent research project that will attempt to save lives by training Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel with a new mobile app that will take photos of crashed vehicles and send them to hospital emergency personnel within 30 seconds.
Friday, October 12th, 2012
Dr. Peter Damiano, director of the Public Policy Center, presented at the Geneva Campus Ministry lunch forum on Friday, October 12, 2012, at 12:00pm. Dr. Damiano presented some of the moral and ethical challenges facing policymakers as they debate how to improve health and healthcare in the United States. He also discussed some of the personal challenges facing academic researchers as they seek to do unbiased research while studying questions with strong moral implications.