A = Safe to Eat Here

When New York City restaurants posted letter grades for food safety compliance, Salmonella infections decreased. Can this relatively inexpensive tool help reduce a U.S. infection rate that has not declined in 20 years?

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Bringing opportunities to new immigrants

Limited-English speakers make up a major part of the food service and preparation industries. An SPH professor and his student developed a smartphone app in Somali and Spanish to teach food-safety practices.

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A Future of Health

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Surviving Childhood Cancer, or Not

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Finding Good Food Close to Home

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Tracking Down Pathogens to Keep People Healthy

"I got into public health because I read a book called The Hot Zone about Ebola. Viral pandemics are what hooked me, but my studies took a different path. I started working on [tracking] bacterial infections with Team D at the Minnesota Department of Health, and thought, ‘This is what I want to work on.’ My master’s project involved characterizing a new type of E. coli.

Minnesota is great for researching foodborne illnesses and there are so many opportunities to actually get work experience.”

— Aaron, 4+1 Environmental Health MPH

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