Category Archives: Students

Half of Rural Hospitals Without Maternity Care

September 06

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.

Amy Saupe (MPH '16) analyzes data from a recent outbreak.

Investigating Food Outbreaks

August 28

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…