Assistant Professor Shekinah Fashaw-Walters has received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from AcademyHealth.
Talking Black Maternal Health Week with Hardeman and Karbeah
For Black Maternal Health Week, Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman and PhD candidate J’Mag Karbeah share how their work in the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity strives to create equitable access to pre- and postnatal care.
Talking National Public Health Week with Carrie Henning-Smith
Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith explains how access to health care varies based on a person’s age, race, location, and more.
High-quality home health agencies are “out of reach” for Medicare beneficiaries of color
The study, led by Assistant Professor Shekinah Fashaw-Walters, shows that the inequities are most likely driven by racism, especially given that the disparities are on a neighborhood level.
New research examines the association between structural racism in labor markets and infant birth weight
Postdoctoral fellow Bert Chantarat and Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman found that, for U.S.-born Black pregnant people, living in racist labor markets was associated with low newborn birth weight specifically in the southern regions of the United States.
SPH researchers featured in upcoming HealthAffairs special issue and symposium on racism and health
SPH faculty Rachel Hardeman, Janette Dill, and Shekinah Fashaw-Walters share their expertise and insights into how racism harms health.
Over-policing linked to higher odds of preterm birth
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman found that U.S.-born Black birthing people living in areas with high police contact experienced a 100% higher chance of preterm birth compared to residents in low-contact areas.
Frizzell named to RWJF project advisory board
Associate Professor Linda Bane Frizzell has been named to the expert advisory board for a study assessing whether Indigenous women have equitable access to health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Study to examine LGBTQ+ policies and training in long-term care communities
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee and Professor Simon Rosser are leading the first-of-its-kind study to create evidence-based care to protect the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ residents.
New collaborative studying communications practices to advance health equity
Associate Professor Sarah Gollust is a member of the Collaborative on Media & Messaging for Health and Social Policy, which is investigating how media and messaging help form narratives and mindsets.
Hardeman named to advisory committee to CDC director
The panel of experts offers professional and technical recommendations to support the CDC’s mission.
Statewide research program to address impact of racism on cardiovascular health inequities
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman is a co-principal investigator for the new Center for Chronic Disease Reduction and Equity Promotion Across Minnesota and will research the consequences of racism on the health of BIPOC populations.