STAT News named Hardeman one of the 2023’s “Status Leaders” for her work in exposing racism’s role in maternal health disparities.
New project aims to reduce instances of hospital readmissions
With funding from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), SPH researchers will design a model that reduces hospital readmissions by providing more accurate and personalized descriptions of patient health risk.
CIDRAP team ushers in new roadmap to broadly protective coronavirus vaccines
The $1.25 million project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “Making the Invisible Visible: Building Capacity for the Measurement of Structural Racism” will advance the work of measuring structural racism and its impact on racialized communities across the US.
Demerath Named Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Gaugler Honored with Distinguished McKnight University Professorship
Expert Alert: Matt Simcik Comments on ‘Forever Chemicals’
Kulasingam honored with Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award
Recipients of undergraduate degrees in public health are highly diverse, with more than 80 percent being women and 55 percent from communities of color. However, after graduation, only about 10 percent of degree recipients are currently choosing public sector employment opportunities.
Nearly half of pregnant people experiencing intimate partner violence are not screened for it before or after pregnancy
The findings of the study imply a critical need for increased access to care for all pregnant people, especially those at highest risk of IPV who may also experience barriers to care because of racism, bias, financial constraints, distance to care, and other factors.
How Is Your Heart Health?
For American Heart Month this February, Professor David Jacobs provides expert comment on how Minnesotans could be more aware of risk factors and take other steps to improve their cardiovascular health.
Ransomware attacks on America’s health care systems more than doubled from 2016 to 2021, exposing the personal health information of millions
The report from the University of Minnesota (U of M) School of Public Health (SPH) shows that ransomware attacks on healthcare providers are not just increasing in frequency, they are also becoming more severe — exposing larger quantities of personal health information and affecting large organizations with multiple health care facilities.
With $2.9 million NIH grant, U of M School of Public Health researchers will explore alcohol’s role in oral cancers
Despite the existence of strong epidemiological evidence that alcohol is a risk factor for various oral cancers, the specific mechanisms of alcohol’s carcinogenicity in the mouth and upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) remain unclear. A new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota (U of M) School of Public Health (SPH) aims to address this gap by tracing alcohol’s role in oral cancers and helping to develop strategies for their early detection and prevention.
J. Sunil Rao joins the School of Public Health and the Masonic Cancer Center
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