Regents Professor Michael Osterholm is leading the effort aimed at accelerating progress toward creating universal influenza vaccines.
Professor Michael Osterholm will lead research to improve the health care supply system’s ability to maintain a steady and adequate levels of critical medicines and supplies worldwide.
Recent research by Assistant Professor Nicole Basta reveals that only 20 percent of parents are aware that a vaccine to protect their children against meningococcal B disease exists.
Associate Professor Kamakshi Lakshminarayan and PhD student Logan Cowan found that infections, such as pneumonia, can increase a patient’s risk of heart attacks and strokes for three months after being sick.
Professor Michael Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with priority countries on infectious disease preparedness and antimicrobial stewardship.
A study led by student Jacqueline Logan (MPH ’17) and Assistant Professor Nicole Basta found that educating people about the benefits of herd immunity significantly raised their intent to get the flu shot.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner plans to research how health students weigh factors in vaccination decision-making, and barriers to HPV vaccination for adolescent girls who have dropped out of school.
Research by graduate Kayla Hanson (MPH ’17) shows many parents lack the facts when it comes to HPV vaccination and consider it unnecessary for their teens.
Students in the SPH Infectious Disease Journal Club meets twice a month to discuss topics from Lyme disease to the history of “Patient Zero” in HIV/AIDS research.
Assistant Professor Nicole Basta is part of a team testing a new strategy in Uganda that may offer residents living in high-density urban areas cheap, reliable transportation to vaccination clinics.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner is the lead author of a commentary on developing strategies for providing HPV vaccine to young girls who are not in school.
SPH’s Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research leads global clinical trials to prevent and treat disease.