Faculty Joe Koopmeiners and David Vock will apply their methodology to data from 12 randomized trials of reduced-nicotine cigarettes to evaluate the impact of nicotine reduction as a regulatory policy.
A study led by Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found public health lacks a universal way of measuring structural racism and urges researchers to expand ways to quantify it for the study of its association with, and as a driver of, physical and mental health inequities.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.
A study of interdisciplinary care teams co-authored by Professor Emeritus Douglas Wholey revealed some teamwork factors that help them to produce high-quality care.
A new study from Assistant Professor Hyun Kim compared the health of 9/11 emergency responders to a national survey of people and found that they are at dramatically higher risk for developing asthma.
Professor Timothy Church co-authored the new guideline that is based in part on data showing rates of colorectal cancer are increasing in young and middle-aged populations.
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.
A new article by PhD student Melanie Firestone discusses using root cause analysis during foodborne illness outbreaks and how to communicate their findings to a broad food safety audience.
Associate Professor Matt Simcik developed a process to keep hazardous PFCs — now called PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) — from traveling through aquifers to drinking water sources and ecosystems.
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.
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.