Next gen workforce

New research shows that more than 40% of governmental public health workers are planning on retiring by 2023 or considering leaving their positions within the next year. Who will take their places and how will the workforce change?

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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.

Mother’s Diet Signals Baby’s Healthy Weight

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united states map of opioid deaths by state

Tracking Overdose Deaths

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New Technique Reveals DNA Damage

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Reducing the Effect of Climate Change

“What attracts me to public health is both the scale of potential impact and the preventive approach. I really like having a direct impact on communities…[to] truly have a stake in their well-being.”

— Bharat Balyan, MPH ’19 Environmental Health

During his MPH field experience, Bharat Balyan worked on a climate change vulnerability assessment project in Ramsey County, seeking ways to predict how different climate hazards could have an effect on communities.

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  • 2.Upstream action saves lives
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