EPSDT Newsletter

EPSDT "Care for Kids"

Cover photo from the Fall 2002 issue of the Care for Kids newsletter shows the back view of a little boy sitting next to a giant teddy bear

How Toxic Stress Affects Children's Health

Iowa's EPSDT program publishes its "Care for Kids" newsletter three times a year, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Human Services, Iowa Department of Public Health, and CDD. The newsletter brings important information to health care providers who help take care of Iowa’s kids.

The EPSDT team is proud to share the Fall 2022 issue, which features the article, “How Toxic Stress Affects Children's Health,” by Lisa Cushatt and Sarah Welch, Iowa ACEs 360.

Download the Fall 2022 issue.

Publication Schedule

Iowa's EPSDT program publishes its "Care for Kids" newsletter three times a year, as a collaborative effort of the:

  • Iowa Department of Human Services
  • Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Iowa Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
  • Center for Disabilities and Development at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa EPSDT will continue to print and mail the newsletter, and a new electronic version will be available by email soon. Use the sign-up form at the bottom of this page to subscribe.

Reprint Policy

You are welcome to print out and share copies of the EPSDT newsletter or material from the newsletter with others. If you wish to reprint newsletter material in another publication, whether print or electronic, please get in touch with Michelle Johnston at michelle-johnston@uiowa.edu for permission.

Volumes 28 to 13

Click on the links below to access a printable copy of any of the available issues. For questions or for more information about newsletter articles, please get in touch with Michelle Johnston at michelle-johnston@uiowa.edu.


2022 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2021 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2020 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2019 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2018 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2017 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2016 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2015 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2014 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2013 issues.

Winter / Summer / Fall


2012 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2011 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2010 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2009 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2008 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2007 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall


2006 issues.

Winter / Spring / Fall

Staff & Editorial Board

Newsletter Staff

  • Executive Editor: Temitope Awelewa, MBChB, MPH
  • Production Editor: Lesly Huffman
  • Graphics Editor: Leigh Bradford
  • Webmaster: Meredith Field

Editorial Board

  • Elizabeth Cramer, MD
  • Tashina Hornaday
  • Nadin Mustafa, LMSW
  • Michelle Johnston

Subscribe Now!

Iowa EPSDT will be developing an electronic version Care for Kids newsletter. However, we will continue to print and mail the hard copy version three times a year.

Use the sign-up form at the bottom of this page to subscribe Iowa EPSDT Care for Kids.

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