Biostatistics PhD student Roland Brown and recent graduate Chong Wu (PhD ‘18) won ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Awards, receiving a travel stipend to present their research at the ENAR Spring Meeting held March 24-27 in Philadelphia.
The study by SPH graduate Laura Attanasio and Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil examined data on hospital-based births in New York state in 2014 and found that hospitals with more midwife-attended births had lower rates of cesarean birth and episiotomy among low-risk women.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen received the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award to honor her work in service of the public good, and especially for the well-being of Asian families in Minnesota.
Assistant Professor David Vock has been named a McKnight Presidential Fellow, a three-year award given to promising faculty members based on their research, scholarship, leadership, and ability to advance University of Minnesota priorities.
Professor Jim Begun received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education and becomes a member the University’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Begun focuses on building engagement with students to make learning more effective and is a past recipient of SPH’s Leonard M. Schuman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The University chose Assistant Professor Nicole Basta for one of the most sought-after faculty awards at the University of Minnesota. Designed for new assistant professors, the two-year professorship acknowledges Basta’s promise, her track record of innovative research and funding success, and her commitment to teaching and service.
The $505 million “Javon Bea Hospital” will offer multiple trauma centers, neonatal care units, and serve 15 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
Learn more about this year’s award recipients and honor them at the 13th annual Community Partners Celebration on Thursday, October 27, 2016.
Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil joins the journal dedicated to providing important information on women’s health for researchers, health professionals, social scientists, policymakers, and others.
Professor Michael Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with priority countries on infectious disease preparedness and antimicrobial stewardship.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen is serving as the University’s scientist representative on the Minnesota Department of Health’s Environmental Health Tracking and Biomonitoring Advisory Panel.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman joins the board to provide policy and strategic direction as well as financial oversight and planning for the organization.