Category: Centers

News from research centers affiliated with the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

MnTAP wins Progress Minnesota Award

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,

Continue reading

Detecting Infectious Diseases

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.

Continue reading Now Offers Help to Improve Health-related News Releases, 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 release against the same criteria they currently review published news releases.

“Rather than simply offering constructive criticism to writers when they publish, now we are offering limited help before to prevent issues,” says Gary Schwitzer, publisher and School of Public Health Associate Adjunct Professor.

Those interested in the service can email

More information can be found on

© 2015 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy Statement