Finnegan has served as dean for 16 years and maintained SPH’s top 10 national school ranking, increased student enrolled by 65 percent, and led initiatives to prevent sexual misconduct and gun deaths.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman is the first Blue Cross Endowed Professor of Health and Racial Equity and works to understand the racist roots of health inequities and discerns how to create more just systems going forward.
Research by PhD student Naomi Thyden shows that young adults who were college-aged when a sibling or parent died were about half as likely to graduate from college.
Associate Professor Peter Huckfeldt joined the school in 2014 and has instructed courses in health economics and maintains an active research agenda focused on the organization and payment of health care providers as well as the effects of delivery interventions targeting more vulnerable populations.
Being named a Distinguished McKnight University Professor will give Melissa Laska an added opportunity to support communities in eating healthy foods.
As a new McKnight Presidential Fellow, Rachel Hardeman will continue to use health sciences research methods to dismantle racism and tackle health disparities.
Some doctors treating COVID-19 patients have used hydroxychloroquine as a last ditch attempt to save lives. But does it work? A School of Public Health and Medical School partnership is investigating.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman co-authored a study of reports anonymously submitted by medical students detailing the characteristics of bias and its results in academic medical settings.
The certificate introduces students to the American Indian health care and services system and teaches them to work respectfully and effectively with federally recognized Tribes and American Indian communities.
The 2020 IFSL cohort is comprised of working professionals from across the food system – including government, academic and industry – and represent a diverse set of roles, such as research, safety, marketing and sales, quality control, education and others.
Professor Melissa Laska says college food insecurity has been linked with adverse health and academic outcomes for students, including difficulty concentrating in class, lower grade point average, and higher deferment rates.
The minor was created to address the unique health needs of the nearly four million culturally diverse American Indians living in the United States.