Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen received the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award to honor her work in service of the public good, and especially for the well-being of Asian families in Minnesota.
Professor Ellen Demerath recently published a new study showing that levels of leptin, insulin, and adiponectin in breast milk vary somewhat based on the mother’s weight.
A study by researcher Stuart Grande shows mHealth apps, such as Genia, help children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis share their needs and experiences with their families and care teams.
Findings from a study by postdoctoral researcher Mary Christoph show that dietary intake of vegetables and whole grains is improving as youth age into young adults.
A commentary by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil says addressing the well-being of infants with opioid-affected births requires renewed efforts to prevent, detect, and treat opioid use disorders among mothers.
A pilot study by Associate Professor Darin Erickson shows that all local agencies reported underage use was somewhat or very common and most reported marijuana-impaired driving was somewhat or very common in their jurisdictions.
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.
Research from Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen shows that exposing babies to two particular phthalates during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of language delay of 20-40 percent.
Professor Simone French and Associate Professor Nancy Sherwood led a study of the NET-Works program, which consisted of home visiting, community-based parenting classes, and telephone check-in calls.
A study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil shows that more than 60 percent of rural moms with opioid use disorder give birth in local hospitals that may have more limited capacity to care for them and their babies.
Researcher Helen Parsons published an editorial calling for more research into the role treatment setting plays in resource utilization and health outcomes for AYA cancer patients — especially in the U.S.
Assistant Professor Susan Mason is delving deeper into the link between high pregnancy weight gain and early life adversity by surveying mothers in the school’s long-running Project EAT study.