Category Archives: Research

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…

Improving the Care Experience for Chronically Ill Patients

April 05

Research from Assistant Professor Nathan Shippee shows that a person-centered patient care approach, called LifeCourse, significantly improves the experience of the chronically ill compared to usual care within just six months.

Ending Police Brutality Through Research

March 29

Faculty Rachel Hardeman and Donna McAlpine outline five pathways in which police brutality is a social determinant of health and call for the areas to be studied by public health researchers.