Research from Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil found that families living in non-urban-adjacent rural counties faced increased risk of out-of-hospital birth, birth in a hospital that does not provide obstetric care, and preterm birth, after losing hospital-based obstetric services.
A joint survey from MDH and SHADAC shows the state’s uninsured rate rose from 4.3 percent in 2015 to 6.3 percent, leaving approximately 349,000 Minnesotans without coverage.
PhD student Joe Servadio and Adjunct Professor Matteo Convertino developed a new method for identifying the most important data to use in creating risk factors and health scores.
Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith found that hospital discharge planners encounter transportation, financial, space availability and other problems when trying to place patients in rural nursing homes.
Research from postdoctoral fellow Megan Winkler shows that people who work non-standard work schedules are at increased risk for poor sleep, depression, substance use, and other health issues.
Research from Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith revealed that transgender men and women were more likely than cisgendered adults to be uninsured.
Research by Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith shows lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults experience a lesser sense of cohesion in their communities.
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.
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.
Regents Professor Michael Osterholm and CIDRAP are working with the WHO to develope R&D roadmaps targeting Ebola/Marburg, Nipah, and Lassa viruses.