Grant funding will allow SPH researchers to develop new technology to determine areas at increased malaria risk following severe weather events.
SPH researchers are creating the Urban Greenspace Access Score (UGAS) — a new measurement system that cities, policymakers, and urban planners can use to better understand which neighborhoods in US cities have limited access to greenspace — providing cities with crucial new information for improving greenspace access and promoting greater greenspace equity in urban planning.
When a tobacco user quits smoking, their household is less likely to experience food insecurity in the following year, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) published in Annals of Epidemiology.
Intuitive eating, which focuses on responding to one’s hunger and fullness cues, is less prevalent in food-insecure households
For Black students who reported higher depressive symptoms in their teens, the study found that those who attended HBCUs reported fewer depressive symptoms seven years post-college compared to those who attended PWIs
For American Heart Month this February, Professor David Jacobs provides expert comment on how Minnesotans could be more aware of risk factors and take other steps to improve their cardiovascular health.
New study of opioid use among pregnant people finds that 2.8% of pregnancies were exposed to opioids. Lead researcher Ruby Nguyen says “the findings of this study can be useful in future efforts to reduce opioid use during pregnancy and limit the negative consequences of fetal exposure to opioids.”
“The study will involve the first evidence-based training for the care of SGM older adults with AD/ADRD, and the first randomized control study on this subject,” said Tetyana Shippee.
“These findings add to increasing evidence that maintaining healthy kidney function throughout one’s life is important for cardiovascular health and healthy life expectancy,” said lead study author Yuni Choi, a postdoctoral researcher at SPH.
School of Public Health students Cory Anderson, Delaine Anderson, Alexandria Kristensen-Cabrera, Emily McGuire, and Sarah Samorodnitsky have each been awarded the President’s Student Leadership & Service Award from the University of Minnesota.