The study led by MD/MPH student Rohan Khazanchi found racial, health, and language differences in who initiated testing through telehealth services versus the emergency department.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman was honored with a Bush Fellowship, which recognizes people for their accomplishments, commitment to inclusivity, and potential to do even more for their communities.
MD/MPH student Rohan Khazanchi is the lead author of a Health Affairs post discussing the American Medical Association’s historical role in exacerbating health inequity and the tangible steps the medical community and policymakers can take to stopping racism.
The Rural Health Student Group meets to provide students the chance to discuss and learn about the health-related issues facing people living outside urban areas.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman has launched a first-of-its-kind, five-year study to investigate the association between racialized police violence and the occurrence of preterm birth and low birth weight among Black infants.
Professor Katy Backes Kozhimannil and Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith outline how addressing gaps in governmental representation, broadband access, racial justice, and climate change are needed to improve the health of rural residents.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman has started a project to develop and test the Multidimensional Measure of Structural Racism, which determines the amount of structural racism people are exposed to in communities.
The center is dedicated to addressing and uprooting structural racism’s impact on health and healthcare.
MPH students Tricia Alexander and Joanne Hill were selected to be interns for the Minnesota State Legislature’s People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, which focuses on criminal justice reform and reducing disparities in education, health care, and economic security in the state.