University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Des Moines County

1,263 University of Iowa alumni live in Des Moines 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.

Des Moines County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Des Moines County include:

61

Educators

23

Physicians

11

Dentists

46

Nurses

3

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

21

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Des Moines County include:

179

Business

162

Education

52

Engineering

588

Liberal Arts & Sciences

173

Graduate College

13

Public Health

50

Law

UI Students from Des Moines County

There are 178 students from Des Moines County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business17
College of Dentistry2
College of Education7
College of Engineering17
Graduate College19
College of Law1
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences88
College of Medicine8
College of Nursing7
College of Pharmacy2
College of Public Health1
Tippie School of Management1
University College8

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Des Moines County

Last year, the UI supported 43 local companies with purchases of $174,373.

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

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

Healthcare Connections in Des Moines County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 19,033

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 10,431

2,652 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.

3,088 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.

4,691 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.

Des Moines County Hometown Hawkeyes

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Des Moines County I-Club