University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Cherokee County

139 University of Iowa alumni live in Cherokee 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.

Cherokee County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Cherokee County include:

4

Educators

3

Physicians

2

Dentists

21

Nurses

1

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

4

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Cherokee County include:

17

Business

11

Education

3

Engineering

57

Liberal Arts & Sciences

19

Graduate College

1

Public Health

10

Law

UI Students from Cherokee County

There are 34 students from Cherokee County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business4
College of Education2
College of Engineering2
Graduate College4
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences17
College of Medicine2
College of Pharmacy2
College of Public Health1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Cherokee County

Last year, the UI supported 6 local companies with purchases of $3,263.

Healthcare Connections in Cherokee County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 423

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 1,791

195 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.

575 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.

1,021 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.