Science and Research
Measuring Coronavirus Infection In Health Care Workers
A study screened nearly 500 symptom-free Twin Cities health care workers to see if any were actively infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
(Ryan Demmer and Shalini Kulasingam)
Can a new treatment thwart COVID-19?
A global clinical trial in hospitalized patients is looking for answers.
Learning how Minnesotans interact
Analyzing the daily social contact patterns of people to improve COVID-19 computer modeling.
(Shalini Kulasingam, Eva Enns, Kathleen Call, and Kelly Searle)
Measuring Air Pollution During National Shutdown
U.S. air pollution dropped during March and April compared to the same months in previous years.
Ending Disparities in Long-Term Care Centers
Study calls for increased support, supplies, and data tracking during COVID-19.
Researchers are testing to see if the drug losartan can help COVID-19 patients.
(Joseph Koopmeiners, John Connett, James Hodges, Thomas Murray)
Improving Nursing Home Care
People of color in Minnesota's nursing homes experience lower quality of life compared to white residents.
COVID-19 Model Code
SPH faculty provide code for modeling COVID-19 in Minnesota.
(Eva Enns and Shalini Kulasingam)
Partnering with Somali community
New resource helps Somali grocery stores teach community about COVID-19.
Health Insurance Disruptions
18.4 million Americans could face disruptions and potential loss of health insurance.
(Lynn Blewett and Ezra Golberstein)
Resources for Hennepin County Jail
SPH and Medical School create COVID-19 educational resources for those in jail.
Protecting Family Mental Health
How can school-based mental health providers support children and families at home?
Confronting Domestic Violence
Researching the best services for domestic and sexual violence during COVID-19.
SPH is modeling the spread and impact of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
(Eva Enns & Shalini Kulasingam)
Testing Health Care Workers
Identifying how common COVID-19 virus is among asymptomatic health care workers.
Can social media help people be happier, healthier, and well informed during COVID-19?