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Educational Events


Annual Conference

The Iowa Rural Health Association and the University of Iowa's Health Sciences Policy Council partnered to present

Transforming Health Care During Uncertain Times

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Holiday Inn - Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA


Session Presentation Slides

Health Insurance Update - Doug Ommen, Insurance Commissioner

Opioid Therapy - James Ray, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

Opioid Epidemic Panel

Malissa Sprenger, Mercy Turning Point Treatment Center

Barb St. Marie, University of Iowa College of Nursing

Ryan Carnahan, University of Iowa College of Public Health



Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors
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UHC Community Plan logo
College of Dentistry
College of Nursing
College Public Health
UofI Health
Silver Sponsor
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
University of Iowa Public Policy Center
Bronze Sponsors
Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Iowa Total Care
State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa
American Lung Association in Iowa
Family Planning Council of Iowa
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Control Partnership
Iowa Cancer Consortium
Mortara Instrument
University of Iowa College of Nursing - SBIRT Program


IRHA Webinars

IRHA does not currently have any webinars scheduled.  If you are interested in viewing a previously record webinar, please see the list of topics and links to recordings below.

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Interested in a past webinar?  You may view archived sessions by clicking the links below.

Frac Sand Mining, Transporting and Processing:  Is there a Community Health Risk? presented by David Osterberg, Clinical Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, Univeristy of Iowa Thursday, October 16, 2014.  To view this webinar, click here.

Rural Behavioral Health Issues in Iowa presented by Michael R. Rosmann, Ph.D., Executive Director, AgriWellness Thursday, July 25, 2014.  To view this webinar, click here.

Community Care Coordination Efforts - One Region's Approach presented by Michelle Stephan, Community Care Coordination Program Director, Iowa Primary Care Association, and Chi Martin, Population Health Manager, Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa, Mason City on Thursday, May 15, 2014.  Click here to view this webinar.


A Comparative Analysis of Recent Inquiries Concerning Attitudes Towards Breast Cancer Screenings presented by Roger Dahl, Executive Director for Susan G. Komen Iowa on Thursday, October 3, 2013.  Click here to view this webinar.


Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) presented by Pam Lester, RN, BSN, NCQA PCMH CCE, Performance Improvement Manager with the Iowa Primary Care Association; Molly Layton, MSN, PRN, Quality Assurance Manager at River Hills Community Health Center; and Janeen Boswell, LPN, Chief Strategy Officer for Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation from this webinar.


Iowa Health Care Legislative Update presented by Don Royer, MPA, Director of Health Care Policy at Iowa Hospital Association on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Click here to view this webinar.  

Addressing Recidivism Among State Offenders presented by Jon Rosmann, Executive Director of the Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation (IPDC) on Thursday, March 14, 2013.  Copies of the presentation slides are also available by clicking here.