Professor Michael Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with priority countries on infectious disease preparedness and antimicrobial stewardship.
A study led by student Jacqueline Logan (MPH ’17) and Assistant Professor Nicole Basta found that educating people about the benefits of herd immunity significantly raised their intent to get the flu shot.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner plans to research how health students weigh factors in vaccination decision-making, and barriers to HPV vaccination for adolescent girls who have dropped out of school.
Research by graduate Kayla Hanson (MPH ’17) shows many parents lack the facts when it comes to HPV vaccination and consider it unnecessary for their teens.
Students in the SPH Infectious Disease Journal Club meets twice a month to discuss topics from Lyme disease to the history of “Patient Zero” in HIV/AIDS research.
Assistant Professor Nicole Basta is part of a team testing a new strategy in Uganda that may offer residents living in high-density urban areas cheap, reliable transportation to vaccination clinics.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner is the lead author of a commentary on developing strategies for providing HPV vaccine to young girls who are not in school.
SPH’s Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research leads global clinical trials to prevent and treat disease.
Regents Professor Michael Osterholm and CIDRAP are working with the WHO to develope R&D roadmaps targeting Ebola/Marburg, Nipah, and Lassa viruses.
A statistical model created by PhD student Yang Liu placed fourth out of twenty-one teams in the CDC’s annual influenza forecasting competition.