University of Iowa

Iowa Impact: Wapello County

564 University of Iowa alumni live in Wapello 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.

Wapello County

Did you know UI practicing alumni in Wapello County include:

54

Educators

9

Physicians

1

Physician Assistants

11

Dentists

39

Nurses

6

Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners

8

Pharmacists

Other alumni in Wapello County include:

68

Business

68

Education

13

Engineering

252

Liberal Arts & Sciences

98

Graduate College

26

Law

UI Students from Wapello County

There are 98 students from Wapello County currently enrolled at the University of Iowa.
Tippie College of Business3
College of Dentistry3
College of Engineering9
Graduate College6
College of Law1
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences71
College of Medicine2
College of Nursing1
College of Pharmacy1
University College1

How the UI impacts your neighborhood in Wapello County

Last year, the UI supported 53 local companies with purchases of $89,285.

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

Healthcare Connections in Wapello County

Patient Visits to The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: 10,452

Number of tests performed by the State Hygienic Lab: 6,838

2,961 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.

521 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.

3,356 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.