Category Archives: News

Opioids and Workers’ Health

April 25

2017 NORA Symposium speaker Thomas Wickizer answers questions about the opioid epidemic’s severity and causes within occupational health and the general population.

Sunday Liquor Sales and Minnesotans’ Health

April 20

In July 2017, Minnesota liquor stores will be open on Sundays for the first time in nearly a century. While School of Public Health alcohol researcher Toben Nelson says the decision was largely consumer driven, there are also other issues to consider. “A lot of the debate has focused on…

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.

MnTAP wins Progress Minnesota Award

April 10

The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) was awarded Finance & Commerce’s 2017 Progress Minnesota Award, which showcases economic development happening across the state. The program is housed in the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Environmental Health Sciences Division,