A Minnesota Evidence-Based Practice Center study analyzed 67 Alzheimer’s treatments and found few are effective and they only alleviate symptoms.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee led a study that recommends improving COVID-19 testing, personal protective equipment access, and other measures in facilities with high proportions of minorities.
A team from SPH’s Evidence-Based Practice Center identified tests that providers can use to distinguish between Alzheimer’s dementia and normal cognition in older adults.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee is serving as a scientific expert on the law’s rulemaking advisory panel as well as leading the creation of assisted living resident and family surveys to measure how well the facilities are performing and a report card to communicate the results to consumers and policymakers.
A study of people age 74-84 by recent graduate Mary Rooney (PhD ’19) found that 2.5% of them had an undiagnosed hearth rhythm problem called atrial fibrillation.
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and Professor Joseph Gaugler answers questions about what Alzheimer’s is, its symptoms, and risk factors.
The group are part of the nationwide Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study, which has led to breakthroughs in the management and prevention of heart disease and related conditions.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is co-leading the IMPACT Collaboratory’s Dissemination and Implementation Core, which is responsible for assisting investigators and key stakeholders, including health care systems, caregivers, and providers.
The center, led by Professor Joseph Gaugler and Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee, will be an innovative home to those interested in aging research, education, services, and policy — within the School of Public Health, throughout the University, and for all stakeholders in Minnesota.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is leading a community-engaged assessment to identify and understand dementia prevalence, care needs, and patient resources in the African immigrant community in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee campaigned for the position with a platform aimed at ensuring the GSA has a focus on health equity in all efforts.
Professor Jon Christianson co-authored a commentary describing a range of proposals by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to address rapidly increasing pharmaceutical expenditures.