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  • Dean Emeritus Lee Stauffer Passes Away
    Posted by Charles Plain on July 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm

    The second dean of the School of Public Health, Lee Stauffer, passed away at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN on July 21. Stauffer served as dean from 1970 to 1982 and guided the school to becoming a national research leader. Current SPH ... Read more →

  • School of Public Health hosts conversation about race and policing
    Posted by Sarah Howard on July 21, 2016 at 9:39 pm

    Recent killings of black men by the police have brought the division between police and communities of color into national focus. As the Black Lives Matter movement intensifies, protests around the country are signaling growing outrage and ... Read more →

  • Hardeman Named to Advisory Board of Square Roots
    Posted by Charles Plain on July 19, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman has been named to the advisory board of Square Roots, a life sciences company focused on integrating technology and human services to improve and optimize the state of maternal ... Read more →

  • Living Longer, Living Better
    Posted by Sarah Howard on July 12, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    What really matters as we age By Elizabeth Foy Larsen When Tetyana Shippee was starting her doctorate in gerontology at Purdue University, she skipped pub crawls and student housing in favor of senior activities and a one­-bedroom ... Read more →

  • Protecting Babies and Children from Harmful Chemicals
    Posted by Sarah Howard on July 6, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    Ruby Nguyen works to understand how chemicals could disrupt our children’s development Thousands of biological mechanisms are at work as a baby grows in its mother’s womb. Some follow a genetically determined path and result in ... Read more →

  • Speaking for the Voiceless
    Posted by Sarah Howard on June 30, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    Tetyana Shippee changes the way we think about long-term care The world is experiencing two important demographic shifts: people are living longer and our population is becoming more diverse. A growing aging population results in ... Read more →


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