Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee led a study that recommends improving COVID-19 testing, personal protective equipment access, and other measures in facilities with high proportions of minorities.
School of Public Health and Medical School researchers are conducting two new studies to see if losartan can protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients.
The health insurance levels were calculated using the new University of Minnesota COVID-19 Health Insurance Model developed by Professor Lynn Blewett and Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein.
SPH Professor Alan Lifson and Assistant Extension Professor Serdar Mamedov partnered to create health information guidelines to be shared with store owners, employees, and shoppers alike.
Affiliate Assistant Professor Rebecca Shlafer led students Karmen Dippmann, Carly Edson, and Rachael Mills in the project to replace fear with facts among people incarcerated in the jail.
Assistant Professor Susan Mason is leading a study involving school-based mental health providers to test strategies for protecting children’s academic engagement and parent-child mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen is co-leading a study investigating how best to provide sexual and intimate partner/domestic violence services in Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Associate Professor Ryan Demmer is leading a study to test 500 health care workers without symptoms of COVID-19 to see what proportion of them are actually infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the illness.
A study led by Assistant Professor Gillian Tarr and Associate Professor Marizen Ramirez is surveying families and older adults to identify key factors that may affect how much people adhere to social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researcher Jude Mikal is examining whether social media can be leveraged by users to exchange helpful information and resources, and provide beneficial socio-emotional support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Postdoctoral researcher Summer Martins found women had varying sexual health experiences when traveling abroad, including difficulties obtaining quality birth control.
The results of the study by researcher Manami Bhattacharya show foreign-born people have lower rates of HPV infection than those born in the U.S. and suggests their higher cancer rates are due to barriers to health care.