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Q&A: GHS Program Director Dr. Kristine Muñoz

The Global Health Studies Program welcomes our new director, Dr. Kristine Munoz! In this profile, Dr. Munoz discusses her personal journey through college, her research interests, and what excites her about the Global Health Studies program.

GHS Alum Naomi Marroquín Interviewed by Univision

Congratulations to GHS alum Naomi Marroquín, who is the subject of an inspiring news feature from Univision. The segment shows a day in Marroquín's life, working with Proteus to set up mobile clinics for immigrants in the state of Iowa.
Cover image of the book "The Child Witches of Lucerne and Buchau: A Translation of Eveline Hasler's Novel," by Waltraud Maierhofer and Jennifer Vanderbeek

Global Health Studies Faculty Dr. Waltraud Maierhofer Publishes New Novel in Translation

Congratulations to GHS faculty Dr. Waltraud Maierhofer on the publication of her new book, "The Child Witches of Lucerne and Buchau: A Translation of Eveline Hasler's Novel."

Q&A: GHS Alum Gricelda Arroyo

In an interview with GHS student Naudya Chhuon, alum Gricelda Arroyo discusses her journey to a Global Health Studies degree and how it prepared her for her current position as a Project Coordinator with Proteus, Inc.

Q&A: GHS Alum Maegan Tyrrell

In an interview with GHS major Zaria Hughes, Maegan discusses how her experiences while earning her Global Health Studies Certificate prepared her for her current position as a Clinical Trial Research Assistant at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

GHS Alum Tessa Reed Awarded 2022 Fulbright to Spain

Join the GHSP in congratulating recent GHS grad Tessa Reed on being awarded a 2022-23 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Spain.

Join GHS/GSS faculty, Dr. Carly Nichols, for a Panel on Environmental Justice

The Office of Sustainability and the Environment is excited to announce that the 2022 One Sustainable Iowa Conference organizers are proud to partner with the Underrepresented Students in Sustainability mentorship program to host an Environmental Justice panel on Saturday, April 9 from 2:40 to 3:25 pm in W151 Pappajohn Business Building. The Panel will include campus faculty and experts who will speak on environmental justice, their research, and experiences.

GHS T.A., Austin Tang, and GHS faculty, Dr. Margaret Carrel, Publish Research on the Inequity in Pediatric Lead Poisoning in Chicago

Austin Tang, M.A. (Ph.D. student in Geographical & Sustainability Sciences and T.A. for GHS:2000 Intro to Global Health Studies), and Professor Margaret Carrel (GSS/GHS) have a new paper published in Applied Geography.

GHS Alum, Delaney Sillman, Publishes on Sex, Gender, Green Space & Health

Congratulations to GHS alum, Delaney Sillman, who completed a GHS SVYM internship in Mysuru, India in summer 2016 (photo below), and who now as a graduate student in the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning at The University of Utah has published an article with her colleagues on the important topic, "Do sex and gender modify the association between green space and physical health?"

GHS-affiliated Faculty, Dr. Kristine Muñoz, Receives NEH grant to Explore Spanish Health Narratives

University of Iowa professor Kristine Muñoz received a $150,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to develop a website that provides health narrative courses in English and Spanish. More details in the February 7, 2022 Daily Iowan.