FEATURED EVENTS
FILTER EVENTS Clear all filters
FILTER RESULTS

Nov 15, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Save to My Events

The Iowa Rural Health Association (IRHA) invites you to join us on November 15 for the 2018 IRHA Fall Conference. The conference will be held at the Hotel Grinnell in downtown Grinnell. A number of social factors influence how a person lives and impact individual wellness. These factors range from housing to environment to employment.  Studies show education level can impact a person’s health.   Access to recreation and wellness facilities and public health resources also influence overall h...

Nov 15, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Save to My Events

A Science Cafe is a public event that takes place in a casual setting and features an engaging conversation with scientists about a particular topic Speaker: Dr. Michelle Voss About the Speaker: Dr. Michelle Voss is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences within the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Her primary research areas include behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. Learn more about the speaker This is a community event that is free...

Nov 19, 2018

4:16 AM - 11:11 PM

Save to My Events

No description

Nov 19, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217

Save to My Events

The College of Public Health’s Policy Fellow Program, offered through the Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy (IIPHRP), creates opportunities for primary faculty to enhance skills for translating public health research into practice and policy.    Six faculty have been named Policy Fellows. 2016—Mary Charlton, Cara Hamann, Kelli Ryckman 2017—Paul Gilbert, Brandi Janssen 2018—Sato Ashida   Join us as they share their experiences and progress in the foll...

Nov 26, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB

Save to My Events

Karen A. Goraleski is Executive Director of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). ASTMH is the largest international scientific organization of experts dedicated to reducing the worldwide burden of tropical infectious diseases and improving global health. The Society accomplishes this through generating and sharing scientific evidence, informing health policies and practices, fostering career development, recognizing excellence, and advocating for investment in tropi...

Nov 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB

Save to My Events

Emine Bayman, Ph.D. Associate Professor Departments of Anesthesia and Biostatistics Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Health Care Iowa City, IA   “Acute to Chronic Pain after Thoracic Surgery”   Abstract:  Chronic pain is the most common symptom for which patients seek medical care (19% in the United Stated). According to the Federal Pain Research Strategy, the most important problem in pain research is “objectively measuring pain and predicting which p...

Nov 28, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217

Save to My Events

Recipients of the 2018 Iowa Public Health Heroes award will be recognized. Remarks and Q&A to follow. 

Nov 30, 2018

6:45 AM - 4:40 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest,

Save to My Events

To commemorate World AIDS Day (December 1st, 2018) IC RED WEEK will bring a series of HIV/AIDS public awareness programming to Iowa City. As is now tradition, the Pentacrest Museums will participate in a few ways: Reading of Names (11/30): The Reading of Names from sunrise to sunset (6:45am - 4:40pm) will take place on the Pentacrest. Organizers have chosen a reading of names to personalize the lives behind the statistics we often hear but may not humanize. AIDS Memorial Quilt Show...

Dec 3, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB

Save to My Events

Rob Deardon, Ph.D. Associate Professor Departments of Veterinary Medicine and Mathematics & Statistics University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta  Canada     “Parameterization via Emulation: Spatial Models of Infectious Disease Transmission”   Abstract:  Statistical inference for spatial models of infectious disease spread is often very computationally expensive. Such models are generally fitted in a Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) framework, which requires...

Dec 3, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

College of Public Health Building, N120

Save to My Events

Memories of a Penitent Heart HEAL, in collaboration with the University of Iowa Libraries and the LGBTQ Advocates student group, is hosting a screening of the film “Memories of a Penitent Heart” in acknowledgment of World AIDS day .“Combining a wealth of recently discovered home movies, video, and written documents with artfully shot contemporary interviews and vérité footage. The film charts the director's excavation of the buried family conflict around her uncle Miguel’s death, and her ...

Dec 4, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

College of Public Health Building, N512

Save to My Events

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and University of Iowa present you the Big Data Analytics Workshop. This workshop is two day event and covers topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom (WAC) training platform. Agenda: Intro to Big Data Hadoop Intro to Spark Spark Spark Exercises Spark Deep Learning with Tensorflow Bridges: A Big Data Platform    

Dec 14, 2018

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium,

Save to My Events

Doctoral and Master's students will be recognized at the ceremony. Doors are scheduled to open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony; the ceremony is expected to last around one hour. More information can be found on the Graduate College website.

Feb 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Iowa City Public Library

Save to My Events

In this conversation, three researchers and practitioners will discuss alternative forms of treating alcohol and drug addictions, including effectiveness for various populations. The conversation includes:  Paul Gilbert conducts research to understand and address alcohol-related disparities. He is particularly interested in the ways that gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation shape drinking patterns, risk of alcohol use disorders, and use of treatment services. His current proj...

Mar 25, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building, Callaghan Auditorium (N110)

Save to My Events

Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, and activist, Dr. Hanna-Attisha has testified twice before the United States Congress, was presented the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for her role ...

Mar 25, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

College of Public Health Building, Callaghan Auditorium (N110)

Save to My Events

Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, and activist, Dr. Hanna-Attisha has testified twice before the United States Congress, was presented the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for her role ...