Professor Michael Osterholm will lead research to improve the health care supply system’s ability to maintain a steady and adequate levels of critical medicines and supplies worldwide.
Research from Professor Jean Abraham showed expanded ACA and Medicaid health coverage options didn’t prompt employers to drop health benefits to cut costs.
Assistant Professor Dori Cross found that the use of health information exchange portals in skilled nursing facilities is languishing due to multiple barriers to their timely and consistent use.
The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) at the School of Public Health works with numerous partners to address stress in farmers, farm workers, and their families.
A pilot study by Associate Professor Darin Erickson shows that all local agencies reported underage use was somewhat or very common and most reported marijuana-impaired driving was somewhat or very common in their jurisdictions.
Recent research by Assistant Professor Nicole Basta reveals that only 20 percent of parents are aware that a vaccine to protect their children against meningococcal B disease exists.
A study by PhD student Jiani Yu shows the use of telemedicine grew nearly 7-fold in Minnesota between 2010 and 2015.
Associate Professor Kamakshi Lakshminarayan and PhD student Logan Cowan found that infections, such as pneumonia, can increase a patient’s risk of heart attacks and strokes for three months after being sick.
Research by Professor Rhonda Jones-Webb shows a diverse group of stakeholders had little awareness of programs or policies specifically designed to prevent violence between police and young black men at work in their communities.
Research by PhD student Mary Rooney links serious health risks to dichlorophenols, a chemical commonly found in a variety of products including chlorinated drinking water.
The study by Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey shows that both restrictive and obstructive lung diseases were associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Research from Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen shows that exposing babies to two particular phthalates during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of language delay of 20-40 percent.