• Article in the American Journal of Public Health

    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.

  • The Ins and Outs of Health Care Reform

    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.

  • 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session

    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.

  • Panel Discusses Changes With the New Health Care Law

    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.

  • Grant To Study e-Health Information Technology

    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.

  • Presentation at MIPACS National Users Group Convention

    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.

  • Interdisciplinary Group Addresses Consumer Debt

    Thursday, February 25th, 2010

    PPC researchers Jerry Anthony and Kevin Leicht were featured in a video piece by Iowa Magazine that looks at the continuing Great Recession and its effects on American consumers.

  • 2010 IHG Student Research Poster Session

    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

    Students at all levels are invited to participate in the 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on April 22nd.

  • New Study Shows Family Planning Is Cost Effective

    Monday, February 1st, 2010

    A study by researchers focusing on women in Iowa, shows that publicly funded family planning services are cost-effective for women who would use Medicaid and other public assistance programs.

  • McGehee Presents Research to Iowa House and Senate

    Monday, January 25th, 2010

    Researchers received parental support for new proposed restrictions including a ban on texting and cell phone usage while driving and limits on the number of passengers and night driving.