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.
The study co-led by PhD student Ashley Hernandez found only 9% of the 4.9 million guns listed for sale online between 2008 and 2018 displayed evidence of a background check.
PhD student Gabriela Bustamante evaluated the program that uses games and play to teach children about self-esteem, personal boundaries, anatomy, and more.
The method developed by Assistant Professor Susan Arnold could help protect consumers by revealing product formulations that are hazardous to health over time.
Associate Professor Irina Stepanov talks about heated tobacco products, how the new iQOS device works, and what the potential harms and benefits of iQOS are to public health.