University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Decatur County

70 University of Iowa alumni live in Decatur 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.

Decatur County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Decatur County include:

1

Educators

1

Physicians

2

Dentists

3

Nurses

1

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Other alumni in Decatur County include:

1

Business

5

Education

34

Liberal Arts & Sciences

23

Graduate College

1

Public Health

3

Law

UI Students from Decatur County

There are 4 students from Decatur County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences2
College of Nursing1
University College1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Decatur County

Last year, the UI supported 4 local companies with purchases of $1,540.

Healthcare Connections in Decatur County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 323

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 207

56 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.

143 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.

8 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.

Decatur County I-Club