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Michael Osterholm

Osterholm named to Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

Regents Professor Michael Osterholm was chosen by President-elect Joe Biden to join the team of leading experts and scientists consulting with state and local officials to determine the public health and economic steps necessary to successfully respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Faculty author JAMA Oncology editorial on state healthcare rationing guidelines and cancer treatment

Professor Beth Virnig and Associate Professor Sayeh Nikpay think many state crisis standards of care guidelines were never written with a global pandemic in mind and may mistakenly limit or bar care for cancer patients.

New online tool shows how small group gatherings can increase COVID-19 infections in MN

The tool developed by Associate Professor Eva Enns uses key data, such as group size, to predict how many new infections and hospitalizations gatherings could trigger in the state.

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Winter 2020 Advances cover

Advances Magazine
At a time when it’s needed most, public health is at the center of the national conversation on two critical fronts: the COVID-19 pandemic and racism. And a chronically underfunded public health system hobbles efforts to address both vital issues. Read more in the Winter 220 issue of Advances magazine.

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Health in All Matters Podcast
Get a better understanding of public health challenges across the globe and close to home.

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Our Invisible Guardians: A modern documentary
This new TPT documentary reveals the past, present, and innovative future of public health, an “invisible,” yet critical field.

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