PhD student Madhura Vachon found that direct farm animal contact was a key risk factor for the development of hemolytic uremic syndrome among people infected with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.
Professor Craig Hedberg is recruiting 1,000 Minnesota grocery store workers for a study to see if they have antibodies for the virus causing COVID-19.
Professor Emeritus William Toscano has received the Award for Global Engagement from the University’s Global Programs & Strategy Alliance.
Assistant Professor Dana Carroll is studying how quickly American Indians and Alaska Natives metabolize nicotine, how it relates to their genetic makeup, and barriers that exist to using that information to improve health.
PhD student Austin Rau analyzed the cases of three serious — but lesser-known — tick-borne diseases in Wisconsin and found that they are increasing, moving, and varying over time across the state.
The pollution study by Assistant Professor Jesse Berman showed that nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter levels in the U.S. dropped during March and April compared to the same months in previous years.
A study led by Assistant Professor Gillian Tarr and Associate Professor Marizen Ramirez is surveying families and older adults to identify key factors that may affect how much people adhere to social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor Jeff Bender, with the School of Public Health’s Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, talks about unique challenges farmers face that may affect their mental health, signs someone may be struggling with their mental health and resources available.
PhD student Melanie Firestone found that 94% of people want easy access to restaurant inspection information and most would use it when choosing where to eat.
To help protect health care workers, Assistant Professor Susan Arnold conducted a survey to track how chemotherapy drugs are handled in hospitals and identify work surfaces that could be contaminated by them.
Assistant Professor Susan Arnold co-developed a method to objectively evaluate and determine if workplace surfaces are ‘clean’ or contaminated by chemicals that can trigger skin allergies.
Assistant Professor Hyun Kim is the lead author of a commentary suggesting that researchers employ the sufficient component cause model to figure out why workers inside Cambodian clothing factories are passing out.