A study by recent graduate Mary Kosuth (’17) found that 81 percent of tap water samples — and all tested brands of salt and beer — contained microplastic particles.
A new article by PhD student Melanie Firestone discusses using root cause analysis during foodborne illness outbreaks and how to communicate their findings to a broad food safety audience.
Associate Professor Matt Simcik developed a process to keep hazardous PFCs — now called PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) — from traveling through aquifers to drinking water sources and ecosystems.
PhD student Joe Servadio and Adjunct Professor Matteo Convertino developed a new method for identifying the most important data to use in creating risk factors and health scores.
Research from Assistant Professor Hyun Kim shows that 9/11 first-responders with asthma have higher rates of disability and premature retirement.
Regents Professor Michael Osterholm and CIDRAP are working with the WHO to develope R&D roadmaps targeting Ebola/Marburg, Nipah, and Lassa viruses.
A statistical model created by PhD student Yang Liu placed fourth out of twenty-one teams in the CDC’s annual influenza forecasting competition.
PhD student Deirdre Green was awarded the 2017-18 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to pursue research focusing on health and injuries among janitors.
PhD student Maria Sundaram is a featured expert in the New England Journal of Medicine’s upcoming influenza vaccine online forum Aug. 16-25.
Associate Professor George Maldonado and alumna Anne Jurek (PhD, ‘04) received the 2017 General Best Paper award from the American College of Epidemiology and the Annals of Epidemiology.
Deer ticks carrying Lyme disease-inducing bacteria are rapidly spreading across the Midwest according to new research from Assistant Professor Jonathan Oliver.