Assistant Professor Silvia Balbo is on the American Society of Mass Spectrometry’s 2017 list of emerging investigators for her work searching for the causes of cancer rooted in human DNA.
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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.
Research from Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that pregnant women who use opioids for nonmedical reasons also have a higher prevalence of mental illness, or co-occurring substance abuse.
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.
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…
A study by faculty Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Sarah Gollust shows that early gains in health insurance enrollment from the ACA were greatest in counties where more insurance advertisements were aired on TV.
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.
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.