Faculty Katherine Arlinghaus and Melissa Laska say experiences with food insecurity can influence the behaviors and practices parents use to feed their children — and have long-term consequences for everyone.
The study led by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that people who practice yoga were equally or more likely to practice extreme weight control behaviors, binge eating or use steroids and protein powders/shakes to enhance muscles.
Associate Professor Sayeh Nikpay led the study that found specialized geriatric providers are more likely to see higher socioeconomic status and urban patients.
Associate Professor Ryan Demmer is co-leading the study with the School of Nursing to help healthcare systems determine how to best support the health and well-being of employees during the COVID-19 crisis.
Assistant Professor Jaime Slaughter-Acey found that Black women with medium to dark brown skin tones were more likely to experience a preterm birth with increasing maternal age as compared to women with light brown complexions.
Biostatistics Professor Wei Pan has been given the University’s highest recognition of health-related research — membership in the Academy for Excellence in Health Research.
The tool developed by Associate Professor Eva Enns uses key data, such as group size, to predict how many new infections and hospitalizations gatherings could trigger in the state.
Professor Craig Hedberg is recruiting 1,000 Minnesota grocery store workers for a study to see if they have antibodies for the virus causing COVID-19.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman has been named to Twin Cities Business’ list of people who will lead the community out of the COVID-19 pandemic and into a business climate increasingly defined by its commitment to equity.
Professor Joseph Koopmeiners explains how the typical three-phase clinical trial works and the ways researchers and the FDA are safely speeding up the development of COVID-19 vaccines.
Professor Beth Virnig and Associate Professor Sayeh Nikpay think many state crisis standards of care guidelines were never written with a global pandemic in mind and may mistakenly limit or bar care for cancer patients.
Professor Emeritus William Toscano has received the Award for Global Engagement from the University’s Global Programs & Strategy Alliance.