In 2021, Marizen Ramirez received a Commuity-Engaged Scholar Award and was named the Leon S. Robertson Professor in Injury Prevention.
Ticks, including the Lyme Disease-carrying Ixodes scapularis or deer tick, are widespread across Minnesota and 2021 is shaping up to be a bad year.
Professor Peter Raynor heads the Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training, which provides 37 different courses to train workers and community residents who may be exposed to hazardous substances in nine states.
A study led by Professor Peter Raynor found that a two-sampler approach may be necessary to detect viruses and accurately measure their concentrations.
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.