Regents Professor Michael Osterholm was chosen by President-elect Joe Biden to join the team of leading experts and scientists consulting with state and local officials to determine the public health and economic steps necessary to successfully respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lead researcher Nicole Larson says the study results reveal a need to expand food assistance benefits for people ages 18-26 years old, reduce barriers to safely purchasing healthy foods, and other measures.
The team of Alina Okamoto, Malik Williams, and Moriam Yarrow created a three-component digital strategy for treating hypertensive patients in the Houston, TX area.
The study, co-led by senior author and Assistant Professor Hannah Neprash, found that female primary care physicians earn less revenue for the care they provide, but spend more time with patients than their male colleagues.
The center is led by Professor Joseph Gaugler and seeks to foster interdisciplinary, community-engaged approaches to support students, researchers, and the community when addressing critical issues related to aging.
Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen created an introductory public health class for the Minnesota state prison system that will teach incarcerated residents how to understand the issues of today, and possibly, open the door to a future career in the field.
The study by recent graduate Aaron Berger (PhD ’20) found that kids ate a regular amount of the improved meals, which sets them up for healthier lives.
Professor Jean Abraham led the study and believes that undetermined need and cost for health care during the COVID-19 pandemic will only add to the uncertainty surrounding plan choices and pricing in rural and other markets.
The study by Assistant Professor Hannah Neprash found that nurse practitioners in rural areas have greater practice autonomy in every category that was measured.
PhD student Tongtan Chantarat is co-leading a study funded by AcademyHealth to see if the research field is improving workplace culture and dismantling structural racism.
A study by researcher JP Leider reveals that federal estimates overestimate actual public health spending by as much as two-thirds.
Professor Shalini Kulasingam is leading a survey of Minnesotans to learn about their daily social contact patterns during the outbreak. The data from the study will be incorporated into one of the models used by the State to plan its response to the pandemic.