A multidisciplinary team that includes SPH students Spencer Cahoon and Noureldin Saad placed first in the 2017 U of M Global Health Case Competition.
Amira Adawe (MPH ’15) uses her public health training to address issues threatening the health of the local Somali community, and to advise state legislators on programs that benefit all Minnesotans.
Environmental Health PhD student Maria Sundaram has received the Graduate School’s 2017-18 Frieda Martha Kunze Fellowship and plans to spend her fellowship year completing her dissertation on the effectiveness of a meningococcal meningitis vaccine in an outbreak-prone region of Africa known as the “meningitis belt.”
Epidemiology MPH student Subin Jang spent summer 2016 in India for her field experience and worked on a project focused on diabetes and hypertension rates at a new urban clinic in Bangalore.
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.