Alicia Vance Aguiar, PhD

Alicia Vance Aguiar, PhD

Program Coordinator for Interpersonal Violence Prevention Assessment


  • Coordination of assessment for violence prevention and anti-violence education program
  • Communicate interpersonal violence prevention, intervention and response data to stakeholders 


Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Iowa State University, 2017
M.S. Clinical Nutrition, Rush University, Chicago, 1991
B.S. Dietetics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989

Past Positions

  • Adjunct faculty, Distance Learning, Kirkwood Community College – 1996- Present
  • Hy-Vee Marketing Dietitian – Hy-Vee Food and Drug Stores – 2012-2018
  • Western Illinois University, Temporary Dietetics Faculty – 2015
  • Quality Assurance Dietitian – ABMC Long-term Care Corporation – 1996-2012

What I Like Best About the University of Iowa

In my position as a Program Coordinator in the Division of Student Life I have the opportunity to promote the critical work of reducing and eliminating violence at the University of Iowa.  My decades of experience as a health-care provider allows me to continue my passion for promoting health and wellness in the lives of our students.