November is National Family Caregivers Month and Professor Joseph Gaugler answers questions about what family caregivers are, what they do, and the common challenges they face.
Professor Jim Neaton and the school’s Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research are running a trial to test a COVID-19 treatment that combines a highly concentrated solution of antibodies with the drug remdesivir.
The center is led by Professor Joseph Gaugler and seeks to foster interdisciplinary, community-engaged approaches to support students, researchers, and the community when addressing critical issues related to aging.
The center is led by Professor Joseph Gaugler and will focus on identifying and disseminating promising research findings and best practices for addressing social determinants of health to support family members, friends, and other unpaid individuals who care for people living with dementia.
The study from the school’s Minnesota Evidence-Based Practice Center could help researchers identify the underlying causes of dementia, which could eventually lead to better treatments.
A Minnesota Evidence-Based Practice Center study analyzed 67 Alzheimer’s treatments and found few are effective and they only alleviate symptoms.
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.
More than 50,000 undergrads have now taken the institute’s one-credit, online wellness courses that develop healthy students and keep them in school.
The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) at the School of Public Health works with numerous partners to address stress in farmers, farm workers, and their families.
SPH’s Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research leads global clinical trials to prevent and treat disease.
The school’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is helping North Minneapolis industrial businesses adopt less toxic, lower-emission degreasing solvents to reduce chemical exposures to workers and the community.
A study from Research Associate Carrie Henning-Smith found that the combination of low wealth and living alone creates one of the biggest risk factors for the onset of disability in older adults.