Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith plans to study the role of community context and social infrastructure — places, spaces, and resources that facilitate social connectedness — in supporting social well-being among rural older adults in Minnesota and across the United States.
Assistant Professor Hannah Neprash earned the honor for a study that showed female primary care physicians earn less revenue for the care they provide, but spend more time with patients than their male colleagues.
A study conducted by a group of SPH faculty showed only 73% of hospitals posted pricing in a consumer-friendly format and far fewer presented data in ways that could be easily analyzed by researchers.
A study by recent graduate Xuanzi Qin (PhD ’20) found that women were more likely to begin breast cancer treatment after the introduction of generic aromatase inhibitors.
Rural hospitals are closing at a rapid pace, adding challenges for patients and the emergency medical service (EMS) providers who help them.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman was honored with a Bush Fellowship, which recognizes people for their accomplishments, commitment to inclusivity, and potential to do even more for their communities.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman has launched a first-of-its-kind, five-year study to investigate the association between racialized police violence and the occurrence of preterm birth and low birth weight among Black infants.
Researcher JP Leider led the development of a system designed to quickly and fairly connect patients and providers with facilities offering monoclonal antibodies and other treatments.
Professor Katy Backes Kozhimannil and Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith outline how addressing gaps in governmental representation, broadband access, racial justice, and climate change are needed to improve the health of rural residents.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman has started a project to develop and test the Multidimensional Measure of Structural Racism, which determines the amount of structural racism people are exposed to in communities.