Associate Professor George Maldonado and alumna Anne Jurek (PhD, ‘04) received the 2017 General Best Paper award from the American College of Epidemiology and the Annals of Epidemiology.
SPH students Rebecca Leighton and Samantha Mosbrucker placed first and second in the research poster competition held during the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists annual meeting in Minneapolis on June 13.
Alumni Mageen Caines (MPH ’16) and Gretchen Musicant (MPH ’85) were selected by The Kresge Foundation for its Emerging Leaders in Public Health Initiative.
Associate Professor Saonli Basu and Professor Cavan Reilly have been named 2017 Fellows of the American Statistical Association.
Professor David Jacobs has received the 2017 Mentor of the Year Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention.
Epidemiology PhD student Bridget Griffith has received the 2017-2018 Fogarty Fellowship in Global Health to spend a year in Uganda conducting research aimed at reducing maternal mortality.
The 2016 HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Award will be presented by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and AcademyHealth to School of Public Health Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil and her colleagues,
During Minneapolis Public Health Week in April 2017, the Minneapolis Health Department recognized the School of Public Health’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) as a longtime partner.
Public Health Nutrition MPH student Rebecca Leighton was honored with the University of Minnesota President’s Student Leadership and Service Award for starting the Nutritious U Food Pantry.
Professor Susan Goodwin Gerberich received the University’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education for her teaching excellence, mentoring dozens of graduate students, and conducting extensive student-involved research.
School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman was honored with the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Professional Article Prize for her paper, “Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives — The Role of Health Professionals,” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Assistant Professor Silvia Balbo is on the American Society of Mass Spectrometry’s 2017 list of emerging investigators for her work searching for the causes of cancer rooted in human DNA.