Upcoming Community Seminars

Community seminars present the latest and best information on health topics that matter to you and your family. They are for anyone interested in staying healthy, preventing illness, or living and thriving with conditions that affect them or a family member. You'll get reliable, easy-to-understand information, as well as practical advice based on the latest advances in medicine. Our presenters are experts in their fields, many of them involved in scientific research in addition to compassionate patient care.

Please join us by registering for any of the upcoming seminars:


Better Choices, Better Health

Tuesdays, June 17th – July 29th

*This program is offered by Johnson County Public Health. All questions or concerns about the program should be directed to the contact information with Johnson County Public Health below.

Are you trying to manage your everyday life while dealing with an ongoing, chronic health condition? Are you hitting some “roadblocks” in getting yourself to the next level of wellness and need some guidance on taking those next steps?

“Better Choices, Better Health” can help!.

“Better Choices, Better Health” is a free community based chronic disease self-management workshop through Johnson County Public Health. The workshops are greatly interactive and focus on empowering participants to take an active role in managing their health in order to maintain dynamic and fulfilling lives. Subjects that will be covered include: stress management, appropriate exercise, effective communication, nutrition, and proper use of medications. Participants in the program have a range of different conditions including diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, and anxiety.

Participants of the program are required to register and be able to attend all six sessions of the workshop. These sessions will be held Tuesday mornings from 9 am- 11:30 am occurring from June 17th to July 29th at the Sycamore Health Center. Each participant in the workshop receives a free copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition, and an audio relaxation CD, Relaxation for Mind and Body.

To enroll in the program or if you would like more information, please call Becky Nowachek at 319-356-6040.

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Meet the Midwives - Coralville, IA

Event Date:Monday, July 21st
Event Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location:UIHC - Iowa River Landing

Nurse-midwives are obstetrics gynecologic providers dedicated to partnering with women to recognize each woman’s unique needs and health care values in order to provide the best pregnancy care possible.

Meet the midwives is a series of seminars designed to provide clear and accurate information about the midwifery services offered at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. These free sessions offer a comfortable setting for women and their families to ask questions and meet our midwifery team.

Join us to learn more about the hands-on care that our certified nurse-midwives deliver. Please register online. 

Space is limited. Registration is required.


Meet the Midwives - Washington, IA

Event Date:Tuesday, August 19th
Event Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location:Washington Public Library

Nurse-midwives are obstetrics gynecologic providers dedicated to partnering with women to recognize each woman’s unique needs and health care values in order to provide the best pregnancy care possible.

Meet the midwives is a series of seminars designed to provide clear and accurate information about the midwifery services offered at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. These free sessions offer a comfortable setting for women and their families to ask questions and meet our midwifery team.

Join us to learn more about the hands-on care that our certified nurse-midwives deliver. Please register online. 

Space is limited. Registration is required.


Meet the Midwives - Ottumwa, IA

Event Date:Tuesday, September 23rd
Event Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location:Ottumwa Public Library

Nurse-midwives are obstetrics gynecologic providers dedicated to partnering with women to recognize each woman’s unique needs and health care values in order to provide the best pregnancy care possible.

Meet the midwives is a series of seminars designed to provide clear and accurate information about the midwifery services offered at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. These free sessions offer a comfortable setting for women and their families to ask questions and meet our midwifery team.

Join us to learn more about the hands-on care that our certified nurse-midwives deliver. Please register online. 

Space is limited. Registration is required.