University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Palo Alto County

146 University of Iowa alumni live in Palo Alto 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.

Palo Alto County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Palo Alto County include:

2

Educators

1

Physicians

1

Dentists

23

Nurses

1

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

1

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Palo Alto County include:

25

Business

15

Education

2

Engineering

65

Liberal Arts & Sciences

13

Graduate College

3

Law

UI Students from Palo Alto County

There are 18 students from Palo Alto County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business1
Graduate College1
College of Law1
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences12
College of Nursing2
College of Pharmacy1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Palo Alto County

Last year, the UI supported 8 local companies with purchases of $20,643.

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

Healthcare Connections in Palo Alto County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 360

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 884

103 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.

152 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.

629 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.

Palo Alto County Hometown Hawkeyes

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