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 study by student Peiyin Hung (PhD ’17) revealed that rural women may have to travel up to 190 miles for pregnancy and newborn care.
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 Spruha Joshi co-authored a chapter in the new book written to help lay audiences and decision-makers make sense of the research that’s behind a wide range of alcohol-related policies.
A new study by research associate Nicole Larson shows that “grab-and-go” food carts at schools can help rural teenagers eat more breakfast.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman sheds light on the link between health and racism in her work to make health a human right.
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 new Project EAT study suggests that the teasing teens see on their favorite shows is harming how they feel about their bodies.
A Project EAT study found that young adults who didn’t eat regular family meals as adolescents can still benefit from the practice by incorporating it as parents.
Post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker found that breast milk from obese mothers contained elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which is linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes.