A study by Associate Professor Theresa Osypuk examined how a program that helps people pay rent in private housing influences adolescent drinking behavior.
Assistant Professor Susan Mason found that, compared to full-term babies, preterm infants had 1.6 times the risk of being re-admitted to the hospital within the first year of life for an injury suggestive of maltreatment.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.
New Method to Estimate Impact of FDA Tobacco Regulations
by Charlie Plain on October 17, 2018 at 5:44 pm
Faculty Joe Koopmeiners and David Vock will apply their methodology to data from 12 randomized trials of reduced-nicotine cigarettes to evaluate the impact of nicotine reduction as a regulatory policy. […]
School of Public Health and Minnesota partners awarded $4 million grant to improve patient care
by Martha Coventry on October 15, 2018 at 6:53 pm
The program will train the next generation of researchers to work with clinicians, administrators, and patients in health care settings. […]
How Does Treatment Setting Contribute to Adolescent Cancer Outcomes?
by Charlie Plain on October 10, 2018 at 9:41 pm
Researcher Helen Parsons published an editorial calling for more research into the role treatment setting plays in resource utilization and health outcomes for AYA cancer patients — especially in the U.S. […]
Helping Uninsured Minnesotans Obtain Health Coverage
by Charlie Plain on October 8, 2018 at 6:41 pm
Professor Kathleen Call is leading a study to identify and characterize hotspot communities in Minnesota with high uninsurance rates. […]
SPH in the News
Amira Adawe: Twin Cities radio host aims to ‘redefine’ how we think about skin color and beauty (Star Tribune)
Lynn Blewett: Politics Friday: Campaigns and health care (MPR News)
Carrie Henning-Smith: Challenges of delivering babies in Greater Minnesota (TPT)
Rebecca Kehm: Socioeconomic status may affect racial/ethnic disparities among childhood cancer survivors (Cure Today)
Michael Osterholm: When is the right time to get your flu shot? (CBS News)
Pamela Schreiner: Study reveals benefits of companion animals (KIMT-TV)
UMASH: Reducing electrical hazards on the farm (Fillmore County Journal)
Public Health Radio
Toben Nelson: Sunday Liquor Sales and Minnesotans’ Health
Rachel Hardeman: The Role of Race in Health
Wendy Hellerstedt: Tips for Women’s Health
Jonathan Oliver: Protecting Yourself from Lyme Disease
Michael Osterholm: Vaccines Help Prevent the Spread of Disease
DeAnn Lazovich: Avoiding Skin Cancer