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Iowa Community Transformation

About Us

Goal of the Iowa Community Transformation Grant:

Make the state aware of clinical prevention screenings and healthy lifestyle behaviors through consistent messaging in public health, primary health care, business, and community settings; and to create community changes to improve access to healthy options in 26 counties in Iowa.

Iowa CTG Partnership Model:

Partnership model diagram

Iowa Department of Public Health, CTG Team

Amy Liechti, Worksite Wellness

Marilyn Jones, Fiscal/Contracts

Shaela Meister, Communications

Kala Shipley, Project Manager

Vickie Strosahl, Community Consultant

Leadership Team

Angie Tagtow, Envioronmental Nutrition Solutions

Binnie LeHew, Division of Behavioral Health

Carlene Russell, Iowa Department on Aging

Chris Estle-Tedrow, Jefferson County Public Health

Nicole Bruce, Iowa Sports Foundation

Sarah Dixon Gale, Iowa Primary Care Association

Sonali Patel, University of Iowa

Stephanie Neff, Linn County Public Health

Advisory Committee

American Cancer Society, Midwest Division

American Lung Association

American Planning Association Iowa Chapter

Blue Zones, Healthways

Blue Zones, Wellmark

Bureau of Family Health

Environmental Nutrition Solutions

Healthiest State Initiative

Heritage Area Agency on Aging

IDPH, Bureau of Nutrition and Health Promotion

IDPH, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

IDPH, Director's Office

IDPH, Division of Behavioral Health

IDPH, Division of Environmental Health

IDPH, Division of Tobacco Use, Prevention, and Control

IDPH, Office of Multicultural Health

Iowa Academy

Iowa Association of Regional Councils

Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Iowa Cancer Consortium

Iowa Department of Education

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa Department of Transportation

Iowa Department on Aging

Iowa Dietetic Association

Iowa Heart Association

Iowa Medicaid

Iowa Pharmacy Association

Iowa Primary Care Association

Iowa Public Health Association

Iowa Sports Foundation

ISU Extension

Jefferson County Public Health

League of Cities

Linn County Public Health

Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness

Oral and Rural Health Delivery Systems

Prevention Chronic Care Management Advisory Council

Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council

Primary Healthy Care

UI College of Public Health

United Way Statewide Association

University of Iowa

Wellness Council of Iowa

YMCA Statewide Association