Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman and Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil say examining structural racism is the key to eliminating racial health inequity in the United States.
Research by post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker shows that individuals who reported two or more major experiences of discrimination had a 34 percent increased risk of developing diabetes.
School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman was honored with the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Professional Article Prize for her paper, “Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives — The Role of Health Professionals,” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A new study from Professor Simone French reveals that neighborhood parks can be a great, inexpensive way for low-income families with preschoolers to get more exercise.
A study by Associate Professor Theresa Osypuk shows an experimental rental housing voucher program helps low-income families move to better neighborhoods and dramatically improve their living conditions.
Faculty Rachel Hardeman and Donna McAlpine outline five pathways in which police brutality is a social determinant of health and call for the areas to be studied by public health researchers.
Public Health Nutrition student Rebecca Leighton creates Nutritious U, a food pantry for University of Minnesota food insecure students.
Depression affects 120 million people worldwide and a study from PhD student Spruha Joshi shows that the disease in older adults is linked to living in poor communities and neighborhood violence.
A study by student — and dentist — Makshita Luthra shows dental students lose in interest in caring for underserved populations over the span of their education.