Tracking Overdose Deaths

Infographics from the State Health Data Access Assistance Center (SHADAC) show how the drug overdose epidemic has evolved across states over time, including recent increases in deaths from cocaine and methamphetamine-type drugs.

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75 years

Generations of excellence

Since 1944, our school has been making healthier lives possible for all people. With our $40 million campaign, we are building on the achievements of our past to support the next 75 years of transforming health across the globe.

Silvia Balbo in lab

New Technique Reveals DNA Damage

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ebola virus under microscope

Ebola’s Lingering Effects

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woman and her cows

Staying Resilient in Farm Country

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Righting Wrongs

“We live in a world broken by injustice; I often think of Martin Luther King Jr.’s quote, 'Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.'

I’m passionate about being part of the movement toward righting these wrongs, and the space where I find the most excitement about entering into that movement is public health, where research and data meet policymaking and politics. My master’s project focuses on understanding how Minnesota’s jails are providing health care for pregnant women misusing opioids.”

— Mariana, Public Health Administration & Policy MPH ’19

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