University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Buena Vista County

196 University of Iowa alumni live in Buena Vista 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.

Buena Vista County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Buena Vista County include:

7

Educators

6

Physicians

5

Dentists

26

Nurses

3

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

1

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Buena Vista County include:

34

Business

14

Education

1

Engineering

75

Liberal Arts & Sciences

34

Graduate College

12

Law

UI Students from Buena Vista County

There are 76 students from Buena Vista County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business3
College of Education2
Graduate College5
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences58
College of Medicine2
College of Nursing2
University College4

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Buena Vista County

Last year, the UI supported 16 local companies with purchases of $6,867.

The University of Iowa Museum of Art visited Buena Vista County with their K-12 Education program.

Healthcare Connections in Buena Vista County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 435

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 4,792

293 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.

1,905 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.

2,594 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.

Buena Vista County Hometown Hawkeyes

Meet Molly Redenbaugh: UI MBA grad serves community and beyond.