A team from SPH’s Evidence-Based Practice Center identified tests that providers can use to distinguishing between Alzheimer’s dementia and normal cognition in older adults.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer talks about what healthy eating habits are, what parents can do to encourage their kids to have healthy eating habits, and more.
Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer co-authored a study that showed adolescents who regulated how much they ate based on feelings of hunger and fullness were found to experience less depressive symptoms, low self-esteem, body dissatisfaction, and other related health issues in adulthood.
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.
Researcher Jude Mikal co-authored a commentary describing how qualitative information can complement quantitative data to help scientists understand what people are thinking and valuing when experiencing climate-related stressors.
Researcher Jude Mikal found that Facebook friends are initially eager to provide emotional support but that their support steadily declines over time.
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.