The center is led by Professor Joseph Gaugler and will be an innovative home to those interested in aging research, education, services, and policy — within the School of Public Health, throughout the University, and for all stakeholders in Minnesota.
This past June, PhD student Adam Kaplan traveled to Kampala, Uganda to teach data analysis software classes at the “UMN Hub” in Mulago hospital.
PhD student Gabriela Bustamante evaluated the program that uses games and play to teach children about self-esteem, personal boundaries, anatomy, and more.
A new collaboration among three of Minnesota’s most important health research, education, and care delivery organizations — University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Mayo Clinic, and Hennepin Healthcare — trains a cohort of scholars each year in a game-changing, modern approach to health care called learning health systems.
A pilot study by Adjunct Assistant Professor Pamela Jo Johnson found that people who participate in such support programs improve in their self-care activities and ability to work with their providers.
Assistant Professor Eric Lock is developing a method that will allow researchers to analyze different kinds of cancer and molecular cell data together.
Professor Russell Luepker answers questions about risk factors for heart attacks and strokes, the health benefits of daily aspirin use and who should take aspirin daily for prevention.
Daynamica was co-developed by Associate Professor Julian Wolfson and captures detailed activity and travel information when people are driving, walking, biking, or using mass transit, such as riding a bus.
Adjunct Associate Professor Gary Schwitzer co-authored the study that showed readers were more likely to believe a treatment is beneficial when news stories were reported with spin.
The method developed by Assistant Professor Susan Arnold could help protect consumers by revealing product formulations that are hazardous to health over time.
Adjunct Professor Gary Schwitzer co-authored a JAMA editorial offering insights into the origins of the mistrust — and steps for improving the accuracy and quality — of health journalism.
The PH WINS survey co-developed by researcher JP Leider showed more than 40 percent of governmental public health workers are planning on retiring by 2023 or considering leaving their positions within the next year.