Thursday, May 20th, 2010
Transportation Program researcher Hosin 'David' Lee has been elected the 40th President of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA). The KSEA represents Korean-Americans working in all areas of science and engineering and has over 3,000 members and 67 local chapters across the United States. Dr. Lee has joint appointments in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the PPC.
Thursday, May 13th, 2010
A gender and violence class taught by Karen Heimer has evolved into a project called, "Provisions for Progress," to help survivors of domestic violence resettle into new homes.
Tuesday, May 11th, 2010
The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported on Dr. Peter Damiano's presentation about the implications of health care reform for senior citizens.
Monday, May 10th, 2010
PPC student researcher Allison Reiter is the winner of a contest sponsored by the TRB committee for the Fourth International Conference on Financing Surface Transportation in the U.S.—Forging a Sustainable Future - NOW! Students were challenged to produce videos showcasing the knowledge, opinions, and attitudes of the public on the topic of transportation finance. The prize includes and all-expense-paid trip to the conference in New Orleans.
Wednesday, May 5th, 2010
A new article in the American Journal of Public Health discusses research that promises to use learning techniques to be a safer driver for teenagers.
Saturday, May 1st, 2010
Dr. Peter Damiano discusses what the health care reform law will mean for Iowans as well as the United States in an op-ed published in the Gazette.
Monday, April 26th, 2010
The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group allowed forty-two students the chance to present their research while interacting with researchers from other disciplines on April 22nd.
Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
Dr. Peter Damiano, Todd Linden and Joseph Folsom spoke to NPR about the expected changes for hospitals, patients and small business from the signing of the health care reform law on April 13th.
Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
The PPC’s Health Policy Research Program has received a grant to study the current and potential uses of Health Information Technologies (HIT) by five types of health care providers in Iowa.
Monday, April 5th, 2010
Kevin Sellers will present at the MIPACS convention in Charlotte, NC and discuss what has been done and what issues remain in using and storing digital radiographs.