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.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman co-authored a study of reports anonymously submitted by medical students detailing the characteristics of bias and its results in academic medical settings.
Professor Jeff Bender, with the School of Public Health’s Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, talks about unique challenges farmers face that may affect their mental health, signs someone may be struggling with their mental health and resources available.
PhD student Collin Calvert led a survey of various stakeholders to learn why they think violent encounters between law enforcement and young black men occur in their communities.
The study by researcher Nicole Larson revealed parents who said they experienced moderate to high interference with having family meals also reported lower family meal frequency, greater difficulty scheduling family meals, and more fast-food intake.
Associate Professor Jamie Stang co-wrote a commentary calling for the review of the U.S. guidelines to assure they reflect current research and thinking as well as factor in the diversity of women across the country.
PhD student Colleen Longacre discovered that patients living in rural areas traveled, on average, nearly three times as far as woman living in urban areas for radiation treatment.
The certificate introduces students to the American Indian health care and services system and teaches them to work respectfully and effectively with federally recognized Tribes and American Indian communities.
A study by Assistant Professor Hannah Neprash found that in the largest practices of over 50 physicians, more than 2.5 physicians entered for every one who exited.
PhD student Melanie Firestone found that 94% of people want easy access to restaurant inspection information and most would use it when choosing where to eat.
The study led by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil showed there were approximately 4,378 more cases of severe maternal morbidity and mortality among rural women than urban women.
To help protect health care workers, Assistant Professor Susan Arnold conducted a survey to track how chemotherapy drugs are handled in hospitals and identify work surfaces that could be contaminated by them.