Category Archives: Centers

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,

Detecting Infectious Diseases

March 13

Infectious disease epidemiologist and SPH Regents Professor Michael Osterholm answers questions about infectious disease outbreaks and shares tips from his latest book, “Deadliest Enemy” about what we can do to prepare. Now Offers Help to Improve Health-related News Releases

March 08, which helps consumers critically analyze claims about health care interventions, is now working to correct problems before they start by reviewing health care news releases before they are published. PR professionals can send a draft of their planned news release and three of’s expert reviewers will examine the…

Making the Environment Their Business

February 07

SPH’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) works with businesses across the state to produce less waste and to save water and electricity.

New Foodservice Training App Helps Immigrants Succeed

July 21

Professor Craig Hedberg and alumna Farhiya Farah have developed a smartphone app in English and Somali that uses videos and interactive features to describe food-safety practices and to train people in the Minnesota Food Code.

EnHS Grad Students Prabha Atluri and Melanie Firestone Receive MnDrive Global Food Ventures Fellowships

June 14

Environmental Health Sciences graduate students, Prabha Alturi and Melanie Firestone, have been awarded MnDrive Global Food Ventures fellowships for 2016-17. As part of the program, they will participate in activities designed to help build their skills in communications and problem solving along with pursuing individual research projects. Craig Hedberg, professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, will serve as their advisor.