New analysis by Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Mandel suggests that mesothelioma cancers in Minnesota’s taconite workers were likely caused by breathing in fibers from asbestos products used in the early days of mining operations.
Research by Professor Rhonda Jones-Webb shows a diverse group of stakeholders had little awareness of programs or policies specifically designed to prevent violence between police and young black men at work in their communities.
Assistant Professor Susan Mason found that, compared to full-term babies, preterm infants had 1.6 times the risk of being re-admitted to the hospital within the first year of life for an injury suggestive of maltreatment.
Dean John Finnegan wrote in a recent MinnPost editorial that the time is ripe for a public-health-based social and cultural movement to stem the tide of gun deaths.
Research from Assistant Professor Hyun Kim shows that 9/11 first-responders with asthma have higher rates of disability and premature retirement.
Faculty Rachel Hardeman and Donna McAlpine outline five pathways in which police brutality is a social determinant of health and call for the areas to be studied by public health researchers.
How a public health approach — which focuses on keeping people safe and informing policy — can help solve one of our country’s biggest problems.