Research by PhD student Naomi Thyden shows that young adults who were college-aged when a sibling or parent died were about half as likely to graduate from college.
Assistant Professor Jaime Slaughter-Acey earned a a Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Award for her study “Skin tone matters: Racial microaggression and delayed prenatal care.”
Professor and yoga instructor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that 40% of young people report experiencing traumatic events, such as abuse or discrimination, and offers guidance for yoga students and teachers.
The study led by Associate Professor Rachel Widome showed that teens slept roughly 40 minutes more each night when schools delayed their start times to approximately 8:30 a.m.
SPH Professor Alan Lifson and Assistant Extension Professor Serdar Mamedov partnered to create health information guidelines to be shared with store owners, employees, and shoppers alike.
Affiliate Assistant Professor Rebecca Shlafer led students Karmen Dippmann, Carly Edson, and Rachael Mills in the project to replace fear with facts among people incarcerated in the jail.
Assistant Professor Susan Mason is leading a study involving school-based mental health providers to test strategies for protecting children’s academic engagement and parent-child mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen is co-leading a study investigating how best to provide sexual and intimate partner/domestic violence services in Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The School of Public Health is modeling the spread and impact of COVID-19 in Minnesota to help the state avoid worst case scenarios.
Associate Professor Ryan Demmer is leading a study to test 500 health care workers without symptoms of COVID-19 to see what proportion of them are actually infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the illness.
Research led by Professor David Jacobs found that the younger people start smoking, the more likely they are to smoke daily as an adult — even into their 40s — and the harder it will be to quit.
Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer talks about what healthy eating habits are, what parents can do to encourage their kids to have healthy eating habits, and more.