Achieving Rural Health Equity

Structural injustices hurt the health of rural residents and drain community vitality. How can we drive change?

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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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Dismantling injustice

A pioneering tool may identify and measure structural racism.

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Making help easier to get

A new system connects patients with COVID-19 treatments.

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Ensuring no one gets lost

When a UMN psychology undergrad, Karen's friends urged her to add a minor in public health. It was a great fit. Karen is inspired to fight for quality care for all people and to ensure that no one is forgotten in the healthcare system. She also cares deeply about racial health disparities and healthcare policy.

“Since my very first day of school, SPH implemented into the curriculum racial inequity teachings and that’s been something they address and speak about on a regular basis… They also integrate today’s problems into the conversation and curriculum, which makes what we’re learning really relevant.”

— Karen, Public Health Administration and Policy MPH; Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care & Aging United Way Scholarship recipient

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