Research from Professor Lynn Blewett found the cost of a national reinsurance program can range from $5.3 billion to $15.7 billion per year based on varying coverage limits and payment rates.
A study by researcher Stuart Grande shows mHealth apps, such as Genia, help children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis share their needs and experiences with their families and care teams.
Assistant Professor David Vock has been named a McKnight Presidential Fellow, a three-year award given to promising faculty members based on their research, scholarship, leadership, and ability to advance University of Minnesota priorities.
Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey found that DOAC drugs appear to be just as safe to use as heparin and warfarin for treating venous thromboembolism in cancer patients.
Research co-led by Professor Cavan Reilly shows Ebola survivors suffer from a range of health problems including body pain, eye conditions, and memory loss.
The study, co-authored by Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein and led by SPH graduate and University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor Coleman Drake (PhD ’18), evaluated the influence of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 on the use of outpatient and clinic-based mental health services and spending.
The method developed by Assistant Professor Silvia Balbo may help researchers uncover the genetic chemistry leading to cancer development, which has broad applications ranging from understanding how toxins are affecting DNA in the body to developing tools to improve outcomes of chemotherapy.
Professor Jim Begun received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education and becomes a member the University’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Begun focuses on building engagement with students to make learning more effective and is a past recipient of SPH’s Leonard M. Schuman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The University chose Assistant Professor Nicole Basta for one of the most sought-after faculty awards at the University of Minnesota. Designed for new assistant professors, the two-year professorship acknowledges Basta’s promise, her track record of innovative research and funding success, and her commitment to teaching and service.
A commentary by Associate Professor Irina Stepanov underscored how toxicity and other IQOS health data are mostly available through studies conducted by the manufacturer, and that independent, academic research into the product is needed to accurately inform and protect the public.
A study by Associate Professor Sonya Brady shows that the “Communities That Care” model helps local stakeholders work together to analyze and stop some of the major health issues threatening their own neighborhoods.
Recent media coverage of University of Minnesota School of Public Health faculty, researchers, students, and post-doctoral fellows.