Edith Parker Named New Dean of the University of Iowa College of Public Health

Edith Parker FinalCPCRN investigator, Edith Parker, DrPH of the University of Iowa, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Public Health. She will begin on June 1.

Parker has been professor and chair of the Department of Community and Behavioral Health since joining the University of Iowa faculty in 2010. She also has a faculty appointment with the UI Public Policy Center. In her new role, Parker will be the third dean of the College of Public Health, which was founded in 1999. She succeeds Keith Mueller, Gerhard Hartman Professor of Health Management and Policy, who served as interim dean since April 2017.

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