A statistical model created by PhD student Yang Liu placed fourth out of twenty-one teams in the CDC’s annual influenza forecasting competition.
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PhD student Deirdre Green was awarded the 2017-18 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to pursue research focusing on health and injuries among janitors.
PhD student Maria Sundaram is a featured expert in the New England Journal of Medicine’s upcoming influenza vaccine online forum Aug. 16-25.
Associate Professor George Maldonado and alumna Anne Jurek (PhD, ‘04) received the 2017 General Best Paper award from the American College of Epidemiology and the Annals of Epidemiology.
Deer ticks carrying Lyme disease-inducing bacteria are rapidly spreading across the Midwest according to new research from Assistant Professor Jonathan Oliver.
Deer ticks are found across Minnesota and they carry a number of diseases, including Lyme disease. We asked tickborne researcher Jonathan Oliver how we can protect ourselves. “There’s definitely been an increase in the number of tickborne diseases in Minnesota over the last 20 or more years,” says Oliver. He credits the…
Professor Susan Goodwin Gerberich received the University’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education for her teaching excellence, mentoring dozens of graduate students, and conducting extensive student-involved research.
2017 NORA Symposium speaker Thomas Wickizer answers questions about the opioid epidemic’s severity and causes within occupational health and the general population.
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,
In the hunt for the cause of a rare cancer plaguing Minnesota’s taconite miners, research from Associate Professor Jeffrey Mandel shows the disease cases are likely not caused by non-asbestiform elongate mineral particles.