Ensuring safe vaccines

How a precise clinical trial process can be both fast and trustworthy

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SPH COVID-19 Expertise

Track the School of Public Health's ongoing response to COVID-19. Learn more

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Black Newborns and Black Doctors

When Black newborns are cared for by Black physicians as opposed to white physicians, their in-hospital death rate is a third lower.

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Series 2: If not now, when? Racism: A 400-year public health emergency

If not now, when?

Racism is a public health emergency, but what does that mean for an injustice that has been ongoing for centuries?


Bringing Public Health to Medicine

Davis is on the health care worker monitoring team at the Minnesota Department of Health that assesses exposure risk for workers who came into contact with a patient, long-term care resident, a co-worker, or household contact who later tested positive for COVID-19.

“I looked into public health and I loved the connectivity within the field, and how public health requires multidisciplinary, team-based work. Now, at the tail-end of my degree, I’ve grown to appreciate the statistics and science behind epidemiology. I hope to enter into the medical field with these newly gained skills to make an impact at a clinical level.”

— Davis, Epidemiology MPH

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