Public Health Nutrition MPH student Tessa Lasswell was honored with the Minnesota Public Health Association’s Student Achievement Award for her work at the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic.
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Assistant Professor Silvia Balbo is on the American Society of Mass Spectrometry’s 2017 list of emerging investigators for her work searching for the causes of cancer rooted in human DNA.
2017 NORA Symposium speaker Thomas Wickizer answers questions about the opioid epidemic’s severity and causes within occupational health and the general population.
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…
Professors James Pankow and Ellen Demerath are researching a mechanism that turns genes off and on to see if it’s a predictor for healthy aging in older adults.
A new study from Professor Simone French reveals that neighborhood parks can be a great, inexpensive way for low-income families with preschoolers to get more exercise.
Research from Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that pregnant women who use opioids for nonmedical reasons also have a higher prevalence of mental illness, or co-occurring substance abuse.
A new study from Professor Ellen Demerath shows that the breast milk of obese mothers can be higher in leptin and insulin and is associated with slower growing babies at age six months.
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,