University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Poweshiek County

516 University of Iowa alumni live in Poweshiek 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.

Poweshiek County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Poweshiek County include:

23

Educators

9

Physicians

2

Physician Assistants

5

Dentists

11

Nurses

5

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Poweshiek County include:

71

Business

60

Education

10

Engineering

208

Liberal Arts & Sciences

134

Graduate College

6

Public Health

16

Law

UI Students from Poweshiek County

There are 58 students from Poweshiek County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business3
College of Dentistry2
College of Engineering1
Graduate College10
College of Law2
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences29
College of Medicine4
College of Pharmacy2
Tippie School of Management2
University College3

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Poweshiek County

Last year, the UI supported 36 local companies with purchases of $439,732.

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

Healthcare Connections in Poweshiek County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 6,744

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 2,029

330 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.

315 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.

1,384 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.