Assistant Professor Shekinah Fashaw-Walters has been appointed as the 2022-2023 Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging Studies.th.
Simcik and team earns IonE Impact Goal Grant
Professor Matt Simcik and team earns an IonE Impact Goal Grant from the UMN Institute on the Environment
Fashaw-Walters earns AcademyHealth dissertation award
Assistant Professor Shekinah Fashaw-Walters has received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from AcademyHealth.
Parsons earns American Cancer Society researcher award
Associate Professor Helen Parsons has received a 2022 ResearcHERS™ Rising Star Award from the American Cancer Society.
Talking tick season with Jon Oliver
Assistant Professor Jon Oliver answers questions about ticks in Minnesota, how to avoid them, and what to do if you find one on your body.
Combining data to identify potential causes and treatment targets of disease
Assistant Professor Sandra Safo received a grant from the NIH to develop methods and software for combining data from multiple sources that could identify potential molecular targets — or “biomarkers” — of disease, and identify disease subtypes.
Study finds that growth in hospital-pharmacy contracts to distribute discounted drugs is poorly aligned with community need
Research from Associate Professor Sayeh Nikpay found that hospitals are contracting with pharmacies to offer discounted drugs through a safety-net program in areas where patients who rely on the program are less likely to reside.
Adolescent use of muscle-building supplements linked to later steroid use and other issues
The study co-authored by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that young people who used protein supplements were also two to five times more likely to use steroids.
Three SPH researchers earn Rural Health Awards
Professor Katy Backes Kozhimannil, Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith, and PhD student Julia Interrante were named recipients of 2022 Rural Health Awards presented by the National Rural Health Association.
Talking Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza with Jeff Bender
Professor Jeff Bender answers key questions about Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), or bird flu, an extremely contagious viral illness that affects both wild birds and livestock, such as chickens and turkeys.
The University of Minnesota honors Ruby Nguyen
The University of Minnesota has given Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen the 2022 Horace T. Morse-University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education.