Category Archives: Health Policy and Management

Hung Honored for Rural Health Research

April 19

Doctoral student Peiyin Hung has received the 2017 Student Achievement Award from the National Rural Health Association and John Snow Incorporated.

Peiyin Hung Receives Rural Health and AcademyHealth Awards

April 19

HSRP&A PhD student, Peiyin Hung, received the 2017 National Rural Health Association/John Snow Inc. Student Achievement Award. This award recognizes extraordinary student-initiated activity within the field of rural health. Hung has also been selected as a recipient of the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to encourage professional…

MHAs Solve Real-world Problems in Case Competitions

April 17

  “As an interdisciplinary team, we approached problems from different perspectives and worked toward a common goal.”  -Ektaa Nichani, MHA ’18   Case competitions demonstrate what MHA students are able to accomplish when addressing some of the most pressing issues that exist in health care delivery today.  This year students applied…

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.

SPH Students Place Third in Emory Global Health Case Competition

March 30

School of Public Health students Spencer Cahoon (MHA) and Noureldin Saad (MHA) are among a team of University of Minnesota students that placed third in the 2017 Emory International Global Health Case Competition—the best any U of M team has ever performed in this competition. They competed against 23 teams from the…

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.

Remembering Bob Kane

March 21

Professor Bob Kane, one of the world’s leading researchers on aging, passed away on March 6, 2017.  Kane was director for the Center on Aging and the Evidence-Based Practice Center in the Division of Health Policy of Management.  He tirelessly confronted the challenges of aging and long-term care and urged us…