SPH’s Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research leads global clinical trials to prevent and treat disease.
The school’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is helping North Minneapolis industrial businesses adopt less toxic, lower-emission degreasing solvents to reduce chemical exposures to workers and the community.
A study from Research Associate Carrie Henning-Smith found that the combination of low wealth and living alone creates one of the biggest risk factors for the onset of disability in older adults.
During Minneapolis Public Health Week in April 2017, the Minneapolis Health Department recognized the School of Public Health’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) as a longtime partner.
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,
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.
HealthNewsReview.org, 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 HealthNewsReview.org’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, HealthNewsReview.org publisher and School of Public Health Associate Adjunct Professor.
Those interested in the service can email email@example.com.
SPH’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) works with businesses across the state to produce less waste and to save water and electricity.
HealthNewsReview.org, based at the School of Public Health, launches a podcast to help consumers better understand health news.
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.