University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Chickasaw County

114 University of Iowa alumni live in Chickasaw 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.

Chickasaw County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Chickasaw County include:

8

Educators

5

Dentists

19

Nurses

2

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Chickasaw County include:

14

Business

12

Education

3

Engineering

47

Liberal Arts & Sciences

11

Graduate College

8

Law

UI Students from Chickasaw County

There are 36 students from Chickasaw County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business3
College of Dentistry1
College of Education2
Graduate College2
College of Law1
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences24
College of Nursing1
College of Pharmacy1
Tippie School of Management1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Chickasaw County

Last year, the UI supported 6 local companies with purchases of $9,137.

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

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

Healthcare Connections in Chickasaw County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 1,846

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 1,553

88 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.

979 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.

486 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.