Category Archives: Awards

Hung Honored for Rural Health Research

April 19

Doctoral student Peiyin Hung has received the 2017 Student Achievement Award from the National Rural Health Association and John Snow Incorporated.

MnTAP wins Progress Minnesota Award

April 10

The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) was awarded Finance & Commerce’s 2017 Progress Minnesota Award, which showcases economic development happening across the state. The program is housed in the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Environmental Health Sciences Division,

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Tetyana Shippee Receives UMN Presidents’ Community-Engaged Scholar Award

April 05

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Tetyana Shippee has been named the collegiate recipient of the University of Minnesota Presidents’ Community-Engaged Scholar Award for the School of Public Health. The award honors research done in partnership with the community. Shippee’s research focuses on aging, long-term care, health disparities, quality of…

Student Earns Fellowship to Research Meningitis Vaccine

December 20

Environmental Health PhD student Maria Sundaram has received the Graduate School’s 2017-18 Frieda Martha Kunze Fellowship and plans to spend her fellowship year completing her dissertation on the effectiveness of a meningococcal meningitis vaccine in an outbreak-prone region of Africa known as the “meningitis belt.”