Public Health Nutrition MPH student Tessa Lasswell was honored with the Minnesota Public Health Association’s Student Achievement Award for her work at the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic.
Category Archives: Epidemiology and Community Health
In July 2017, Minnesota liquor stores will be open on Sundays for the first time in nearly a century. While School of Public Health alcohol researcher Toben Nelson says the decision was largely consumer driven, there are also other issues to consider. “A lot of the debate has focused on…
Professors James Pankow and Ellen Demerath are researching a mechanism that turns genes off and on to see if it’s a predictor for healthy aging in older adults.
A new study from Professor Simone French reveals that neighborhood parks can be a great, inexpensive way for low-income families with preschoolers to get more exercise.
A new study from Professor Ellen Demerath shows that the breast milk of obese mothers can be higher in leptin and insulin and is associated with slower growing babies at age six months.
Depression affects 120 million people worldwide and a study from PhD student Spruha Joshi shows that the disease in older adults is linked to living in poor communities and neighborhood violence.
A new program developed by Professor Alan Lifson aims to keep Ethiopian HIV patients in treatment by pairing them with fellow HIV-positive peer support workers to help them in managing their illness.