Category Archives: Faculty

Sunday Liquor Sales and Minnesotans’ Health

April 20

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…

Tetyana Shippee

Tetyana Shippee Receives UMN Presidents’ Community-Engaged Scholar Award

April 05

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Tetyana Shippee has been named the collegiate recipient of the University of Minnesota Presidents’ Community-Engaged Scholar Award for the School of Public Health. The award honors research done in partnership with the community. Shippee’s research focuses on aging, long-term care, health disparities, quality of…

Improving the Care Experience for Chronically Ill Patients

April 05

Research from Assistant Professor Nathan Shippee shows that a person-centered patient care approach, called LifeCourse, significantly improves the experience of the chronically ill compared to usual care within just six months.

Ending Police Brutality Through Research

March 29

Faculty Rachel Hardeman and Donna McAlpine outline five pathways in which police brutality is a social determinant of health and call for the areas to be studied by public health researchers.