For 30 years, the School of Public Health has been home to one of the world’s largest and longest running studies about heart health — the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.
Creating a healthier population means tackling hard-to-solve, complex issues. At Minnesota, students are at the center of some of the world’s most pressing problems through their involvement in case competitions.
Professor Craig Hedberg and alumna Farhiya Farah have developed a smartphone app in English and Somali that uses videos and interactive features to describe food-safety practices and to train people in the Minnesota Food Code.
A look at what SPH experts are doing to understand how we can age better.
Scientists currently have no accurate way to estimate the current total coverage of plants across the planet or project what coverage will be like in the future. PhD biostatistics student Abhirup Datta has changed that.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen works to understand how environmental factors play into a child’s development.
Assistant Professor Tetyana Shippee’s research aims to understand how people can have the best experience in long-term care, regardless of culture or background.
Maternal Child Health MPH student Sonja Ausen-Anifrani bring community-centered interventions to immigrant populations in Minnesota.