Category Archives: Health Policy and Management
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman has been appointed to the Minnesota Departments of Health’s Health Equity Advisory Leadership Council to help address the state’s disparities and inequities.
A study co-authored by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil found that women who gave birth at hospitals with a larger percentage of midwife-attended births were less likely to have cesarean deliveries and episiotomies.
A study from Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith shows that patient quality of care scores are often lower in rural than in urban areas for unknown reasons.
Twenty-four Ebola survivors in Liberia regained their sight because of a cataract treatment project developed by Dr. John Fankhauser, Executive MHA student. Cataracts are a common side effect of the disease due to uveitis, a severe inflammatory condition to the eye that leaves many Ebola survivors with dense cataracts and…
Research from Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee demonstrates the effectiveness of using lay care guides to provide emotional support to patients, answer their questions, and coordinate care with the medical team.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee spoke on lengthening the working life of older adults at a United Nations Economic Commission for Europe conference held Sept. 20 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy & Management welcomes Carrie Henning Smith, Ph.D. Carrie has worked at the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) since 2015. Carrie completed her Ph.D., Health Services Research, Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota in 2015, and her M.S., Health Services Research,…
Associate Professor Sarah Gollust contributed to a study showing that most American women are unaware that routine mammograms can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer.
A new method co-developed by PhD student Fernando Alarid-Escudero can help researchers estimate the value and optimal size of a research study in order for it to be cost-effective.