Community Education

Upcoming Events

We are currently planning new programs for 2016-17. Please bookmark this site and check back this fall for updates.

Community Health Seminar

The Bridge Between Suicide & Life: A Community Discussion About Suicide


When: September 08, 2016
Where: Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Each year, more than 41,000 Americans die by suicide, making it the 10th leading cause of death overall--and the second-leading cause of death among people ages 15-34 in the United States, according t...

Community Health Seminar

You're the Man: Taking Charge of Your Quality of Life


When: September 21, 2016
Where: Coralville, IA 52241

Let's face it, guys: Men often don't pay enough attention to their health. Compared to women, men are more likely to make unhealthy lifestyle choices. Men also tend to ignore routine medical checkups ...

Community Health Seminar

The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care


When: October 04, 2016
Where: Coralville, IA 52241

As part of the Iowa City Book Festival, community members are invited to join Dr. Angelo E. Volandes, a physician and noted expert on Advance Care Planning, as he discusses his book, "The Conversation...

Mini Medical School

The Genetics of Disease


When: October 07, 2016
Where: Coralville, Iowa

Human genetics research is driving the ever-increasing application of genetics in day-to-day medical practice and making personalized genetic medicine a reality. Join us at this Mini Medical School an...

Mini Medical School

Straight from the Heart: Obesity Research at Iowa


When: October 24, 2016
Where: Mason City, Iowa

What if your heart could tell your body when to burn more fat? In a novel discovery, researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine have shown that the heart can react to obesity by ...

Mini Medical School

Straight from the Heart: Obesity Research at Iowa


When: October 25, 2016
Where: Waterloo, Iowa

What if your heart could tell your body when to burn more fat? In a novel discovery, researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine have shown that the heart can react to obesity by ...

Mini Medical School

Breakthroughs in Sight: Macular Degeneration Research at Iowa


When: November 14, 2016
Where: Seattle, Washington

Blurriness, distortion, and permanent vision loss — all symptoms of macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease affecting more than 10 million people, the leading cause of vision loss in America. J...