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.
Public Health Nutrition MPH student Tessa Lasswell was honored with the Minnesota Public Health Association’s Student Achievement Award for her work at the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic.
Doctoral student Peiyin Hung has received the 2017 Student Achievement Award from the National Rural Health Association and John Snow Incorporated.
The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) was awarded Finance & Commerce’s 2017 Progress Minnesota Award, which showcases economic development happening across the state. The program is housed in the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Environmental Health Sciences Division,
PhD student Nick Roetker won the American Heart Association’s Williams Award for work focusing on an epigenetic marker associated with developing atherosclerosis.
A multidisciplinary team that includes SPH students Spencer Cahoon and Noureldin Saad placed first in the 2017 U of M Global Health Case Competition.
HealthNewsReview.org, led by Associate Adjunct Professor Gary Schwitzer, has received a new two-year grant from The Laura and John Arnold Foundation to continue and expand its mission to make sense of health journalism.