CONTACT: STEPHEN PRADARELLI
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: June 7, 2002
UI College of Public Health offers Summer Institute
University of Iowa's College of Public Health is offering its first annual
Summer Institute with courses beginning July 8. Two of the courses will meet
on campus and two are offered both on campus and via distance education. All
offer three semester-hours of graduate-level credit.
The institute is designed to bring together a wide range of public health
professionals for study in core disciplinary areas. Participation provides
not only the positive benefits of new learning but also the opportunity to
network with other public health professionals and academic experts.
"Introduction to Public Health" is a web-based course with sessions
on the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) that meet from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays July 8 to Aug. 16. ICN sites for the course are Ames,
Bettendorf, Cedar Falls, Council Bluffs, Creston, Des Moines, Dubuque, Iowa
City, Mason City, Ottumwa, Sioux City and Spencer.
"Environmental Health" will meet on the ICN from 10:45 a.m. to
1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday from July 8 to Aug. 2. Sites are Ames, Cedar
Falls, Des Moines and Iowa City.
The on-campus classes meet Monday through Friday July 8 to Aug. 16. "Introduction
to Biostatistics" is scheduled for 1:30 to 3 p.m. and "Epidemiology
I: Principles" is scheduled for 3:30 to 5 p.m.
It is not necessary to be admitted to the College of Public Health to attend
the Summer Institute courses. For more information, phone Barbara Brown, program
coordinator, at 1-800-272-6430 and ask to be transferred or phone direct 319-335-8992.
To register, phone
1-800-272-6430 or 319-335-2575.