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.
Amira Adawe (MPH ’15) uses her public health training to address issues threatening the health of the local Somali community, and to advise state legislators on programs that benefit all Minnesotans.
The citizens of Colorado are learning how to promote health equity in their communities with the help of Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman, whose presentation, “Racism and Health Inequities,” is now being screened across the state.
A UMN team that includes Associate Professors Ruby Nguyen and Jamie Stang is part of a national collaborative of maternal and child health training programs working to increase diversity in their curriculum, faculty, and students.