Research by PhD student J’Mag Karbeah identified key culturally sensitive values and practices among providers at a successful freestanding birth center serving a diverse urban community.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found the culturally centered care model of a Minneapolis birth center shows promise for delivering healthy babies and reducing racial inequities.
The new study by Assistant Professor Jaime Slaughter-Acey found light and dark brown black women reported experiencing the most microaggression, and were the two groups most likely to delay prenatal care.
SPH students founded Twin Cities Food Justice, a growing volunteer organization that rescues produce from small grocery stores and farmers markets and delivers it to organizations that work with food insecure communities.
The results of the study by researcher Manami Bhattacharya show foreign-born people have lower rates of HPV infection than those born in the U.S. and suggests their higher cancer rates are due to barriers to health care.
The study co-authored by Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman suggests that women who decline care may be labeled as ‘problem patients’ and stigmatized.
A study by Associate Professor Sonya Brady shows that the “Communities That Care” model helps local stakeholders work together to analyze and stop some of the major health issues threatening their own neighborhoods.
A study led by Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found public health lacks a universal way of measuring structural racism and urges researchers to expand ways to quantify it for the study of its association with, and as a driver of, physical and mental health inequities.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found that the top 50 public health journals published only 25 articles discussing institutional racism between 2002 and 2015.
Research from Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith revealed that transgender men and women were more likely than cisgendered adults to be uninsured.
Research by Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith shows lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults experience a lesser sense of cohesion in their communities.