Micropatches could change the way vaccines and medicines are delivered in the U.S. and around the world, including many developing countries. Iowa researchers are testing the use of these patches on diverse populations to ensure patients receive optimal health benefits.
A study from the Tippie College of Business finds that the use of visiting clinicians can effectively increases access to orthopedic care in rural hospitals that can’t afford to have an orthopedist on staff.
A study by College of Public Health researcher Kelly Baker highlights the relationship between adverse birth outcomes and sanitation access, domestic water fetching, crime, and gender-based harassment. It finds that the more time a woman spends fetching water, the more likely she is to have a low birth weight baby.
UI researchers are looking into the ways that the neighborhood you live in contributes to your health. Qian Xiao, assistant professor of health and human physiology, and postdoctoral researcher Dong Zhang worked with Iowa collaborators and others further afield to track cancer rates and mortality in various communities.
Tianlu Zhang, a PhD student in second-language acquisition, was named the winner of the 2018 3MT contest.
Students, faculty, and researchers across the Midwest and beyond will gain crucial access to large research datasets through a secure, cloud-based platform called Collaborative Archive & Data Research Environment. CADRE will be developed through a large-scale partnership that includes eight Big Ten universities, a federal funding agency, and private companies.
University of Iowa music therapist PhD student Alaine E. Reschke-Hernández planned and facilitated a study in four Iowa nursing homes to examine the effectiveness of music therapy intervention for people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.
When researchers from the University of Iowa and Princeton University looked more closely at precipitation and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston last year, they found that the city’s urban density directly contributed to the storm’s devastating and deadly impact.
The UI College of Public Health works with rural school districts across Iowa to encourage more students to eat lunch and make healthier food choices.
A first-year seminar brings together students and faculty from multiple disciplines to create works of art using scientific computer code and artistic techniques.