University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Black Hawk County

2,726 University of Iowa alumni live in Black Hawk County.

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa come from all of Iowa’s 99 counties. While the students stay on campus only for a short period, the influence they have back in their communities lasts a lifetime. These are the doctors, nurses, librarians, lawyers, pharmacists and much more that you interact with every day. By utilizing the education and experiences they received at the University of Iowa, your Hometown Hawkeyes are able to create a positive economic impact within their hometowns and across the state.

Black Hawk County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Black Hawk County include:

97

Educators

65

Physicians

12

Physician Assistants

54

Dentists

122

Nurses

15

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

79

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Black Hawk County include:

380

Business

235

Education

106

Engineering

1,205

Liberal Arts & Sciences

514

Graduate College

20

Public Health

144

Law

UI Students from Black Hawk County

There are 526 students from Black Hawk County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business32
College of Dentistry5
College of Education5
College of Engineering33
Graduate College42
College of Law5
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences323
College of Medicine29
College of Nursing13
College of Pharmacy6
College of Public Health6
Tippie School of Management24
University College3

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Black Hawk County

Last year, the UI supported 160 local companies with purchases of $10,980,174.

PreK-12 students were engaged in UI Health Care STEM Education Programs in Black Hawk County.

Healthcare Connections in Black Hawk County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 27,113

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 29,020

8,345 clinical tests. The primary mission of the Disease Control Division is to test human specimens, food and water for diseases of public health significance to protect the citizens of Iowa.

322 environmental tests. The Environmental Health Division routinely monitors private and public drinking water, private wells, streams and lakes, wastewater, air, soil and food for contaminants of potential environmental and public health concern.

20,353 newborn screenings. The Newborn Screening section identifies infants at risk for more than 50 inherited conditions by testing a small blood spot obtained from a simple heel-stick shortly after birth.

Black Hawk County Hometown Hawkeyes

Meet Jim Poock: This Hometown Hawkeye is a proud doctor from Waterloo.

Black Hawk County I-Club