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Options for Healthcare Job Shadows in Iowa

July 8, 2013
Posted in Career Advice

As we announced a few weeks ago, the Iowa AHEC Program will be closing, effective Aug. 31, 2013. Unfortunately, that […]

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Closure of Iowa AHEC Program

June 24, 2013
Posted in Health News

It is with mixed sentiment that we announce the closure of the Iowa AHEC Program, effective Aug. 31, 2013. The […]

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Healthcare in Rural vs. Urban Iowa

June 4, 2013
Posted in Health News

The same charm that attracts people to rural Iowa also creates challenges when it comes to providing them with accessible […]

Tags: Rural Healthcare

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Stand Out in the College Application Crowd

May 28, 2013
Posted in Career Advice, Education & Activities

While competition may seem tough, there are several things you can do to prepare yourself for a possible career in […]

Tags: Career Preparation, Choosing a Career

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Why Iowa Needs More Healthcare Workers

May 21, 2013
Posted in Career Advice, Career News

Availability of basic healthcare varies significantly across the country. To take a closer look at how each state compares, Esri […]

Tags: Financial Aid, Home Health Aide, Nurse Practitioner, Physician, Public Health

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How Diversity Affects Healthcare

May 14, 2013
Posted in Health News

Like the rest of the country, Iowa is growing more and more diverse every year. The state expects an upcoming […]

Tags: Public Health

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Taking a Closer Look at Public Health Careers

May 7, 2013
Posted in Career Advice, Career News, Education & Activities

Through promotion of healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting and controlling infectious diseases, the field of public […]

Tags: AHEC, Biostatistician, Community Health Worker, Environmental Health Specialist, Epidemiologist, Health Educator, Public Health

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Students Help Promote Interprofessional Education

April 30, 2013
Posted in Career News, Education & Activities

The world of healthcare is changing, and a new focus has emerged on interprofessional healthcare and education. Interprofessional healthcare transcends […]

Tags: Institute of Medicine, Interprofessional Education, Public Health, University of Iowa

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What You Might Learn By Visiting Med School

April 23, 2013
Posted in Education & Activities

In February, Norwalk High School’s Anatomy and Physiology Class in Norwalk, IA, took a field trip to visit Des Moines […]

Tags: Des Moines University, Physician

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Is School Stressing You Out?

April 16, 2013
Posted in Career Advice, Health News

As you work your way through classes, tests, and extracurricular activities, you’re bound to experience some stress and anxiety. According […]

Tags: Psychologist, Stress Reductions

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