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Iowa Dean Appointed to State Public Health Advisory Council

University of Iowa College of Public Health Dean, Dr. Edith Parker has been appointed to serve on the Iowa Public Health Advisory Council. The council, mandated in Iowa law, meets bi-monthly and provides recommendations to the director of the Iowa Department of Public Health “to support improved organization and delivery of critical public health services across the state.”

Dr. Parker will be one of 26 council members representing critical public health sectors including chronic disease, emergency response, environmental health, injury, maternal and child health, and substance abuse, as well as stakeholder groups such as academia, hospital organizations, and state and local elected officials.

[Photo: Dr. Edith Parker]