University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Jackson County

417 University of Iowa alumni live in Jackson 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.

Jackson County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Jackson County include:

23

Educators

3

Physicians

1

Physician Assistants

9

Dentists

20

Nurses

12

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Jackson County include:

71

Business

46

Education

16

Engineering

184

Liberal Arts & Sciences

66

Graduate College

2

Public Health

12

Law

UI Students from Jackson County

There are 95 students from Jackson County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business10
College of Dentistry1
College of Education3
College of Engineering9
Graduate College7
College of Law2
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences54
College of Medicine2
College of Nursing5
College of Pharmacy1
College of Public Health1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Jackson County

Last year, the UI supported 12 local companies with purchases of $27,654.

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

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

Healthcare Connections in Jackson County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 5,799

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 204

48 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.

148 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.