The University of Minnesota has named renowned tobacco researcher Irina Stepanov a Distinguished McKnight University Professor for her global work to prevent cancer.
Birthing people people of color and their babies face inequitable quality of care. Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman is working hard to change that picture.
For Black Maternal Health Week, Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman and PhD candidate J’Mag Karbeah share how their work in the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity strives to create equitable access to pre- and postnatal care.
Research from Assistant Professor Caitlin Carroll found that expansion reduced hospital closures, but only among hospitals that did not have obstetric units.
Professor David Jacobs co-led a study that found children with only mildly elevated body mass index, blood pressure or lipids, and youth who start smoking may be at higher risk for adult cardiovascular disease.
Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith explains how access to health care varies based on a person’s age, race, location, and more.
The School of Public Health’s (SPH) Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program has been named the recipient of the 2022 Award for Sustainability in Healthcare Management Education and Practice by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and Canon Solutions America.
The study led by Professor Katy Backes Kozhimannil found that administrators of U.S. rural hospitals providing obstetric care reported needing at least 200 annual births for safety and financial viability.
The University research team — which included Division of Biostatistics researchers Joseph Koopmeiners, Thomas Murray, and Helen Voelker — found that the blood pressure medication did not protect the lungs of patients admitted with COVID-19, and had no effect on mortality.
The University’s Schools of Public Health and Nursing are leading the TRIUMPH consortium to train more than 600 students and public health professionals in informatics at universities that have historically served Black, Latinx, and Native American people.
PhD student Riley Shearer found that people in either group had higher rates of methamphetamine admission and were less likely to receive the clinically preferred treatment for opioid use.