A recent study found that Ebola survivors can experience ongoing heath issues, including neurological and musculoskeletal problems, and that genetic material from the Ebola virus can be found intermittently in the semen of male survivors for over 3 years.
In 2017, UMN President Eric Kaler asked SPH Dean John Finnegan to chair the President’s Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct. It is critical for the University to be proactive in preventing sexual misconduct, as well as appropriately reactive when it becomes aware of alleged misconduct. It is the same for all colleges, schools, and units. School of Public Health, faculty have issued a statement that reflects the school’s culture of mutual respect, inclusion, diversity, equality, and justice. In it they state that “sexual misconduct in any form is inconsistent with our values and we will neither tolerate nor ignore it.”
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SPH in the News
Rachel Hardeman: Trump’s Title X changes would alter grant funding (The Minnesota Daily)
Dianne Neumark-Sztainer: The uphill battle for healthy body habits (Your Teen Magazine)
Michael Osterholm: ‘Zombie deer disease’ has now hit 24 US states. You could be eating infected meat without knowing it, one researcher warns (Business Insider)
Cavan Reilly: Ebola could persist in semen for much longer than previously thought (STAT: Morning Rounds)
Rural Health Research Center: Critical Condition: The crisis of rural medical care (CBS News)
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Public Health Radio
Toben Nelson: Sunday Liquor Sales and Minnesotans’ Health
Rachel Hardeman: The Role of Race in Health
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Michael Osterholm: Vaccines Help Prevent the Spread of Disease
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