A statistical model created by PhD student Yang Liu placed fourth out of twenty-one teams in the CDC’s annual influenza forecasting competition.
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A new study from PhD student Peiyin Hung and the Rural Health Research Center finds that nine percent of rural counties in the U.S. lost hospital-based childbirth services from 2004-14.
PhD student Deirdre Green was awarded the 2017-18 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to pursue research focusing on health and injuries among janitors.
Every year, Minnesota experiences more than 40 foodborne disease outbreaks. The summer months see scores of Salmonella cases or E. coli poisoning, while winter brings norovirus infections by the droves. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is continuously collecting information on potential foodborne illness outbreaks via routine surveillance, or when…
PhD student Maria Sundaram is a featured expert in the New England Journal of Medicine’s upcoming influenza vaccine online forum Aug. 16-25.
Student Fernando Alarid-Escudero used a new decision-making model to analyze uncertainties associated with the cost and performance of two gout drugs.
PhD student Nick Roetker completed a genetics-based study confirming that taller height is related to increased risk of venous thromboembolisms.
Research from student Aaron Berger and Professor Mark Pereira shows that just a few cycling trips a week can lower a rider’s risk of developing chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes.
SPH students Rebecca Leighton and Samantha Mosbrucker placed first and second in the research poster competition held during the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists annual meeting in Minneapolis on June 13.
PhD student Mary Rooney published a study showing that the number of U.S. adults taking daily vitamin D supplements above the recommended levels has increased dramatically since 1999.