University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Pottawattamie County

856 University of Iowa alumni live in Pottawattamie 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.

Pottawattamie County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Pottawattamie County include:

42

Educators

14

Physicians

7

Dentists

30

Nurses

1

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

13

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Pottawattamie County include:

114

Business

99

Education

19

Engineering

466

Liberal Arts & Sciences

87

Graduate College

4

Public Health

37

Law

UI Students from Pottawattamie County

There are 210 students from Pottawattamie County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business10
College of Dentistry2
College of Education5
College of Engineering12
Graduate College7
College of Law2
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences150
College of Medicine4
College of Nursing6
College of Pharmacy5
College of Public Health2
Tippie School of Management1
University College4

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Pottawattamie County

Last year, the UI supported 66 local companies with purchases of $132,756.

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

Healthcare Connections in Pottawattamie County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 327

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 11,700

1,337 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.

1,941 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.

8,422 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.

Pottawattamie County I-Club