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.
Professor Melissa Laska says college food insecurity has been linked with adverse health and academic outcomes for students, including difficulty concentrating in class, lower grade point average, and higher deferment rates.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee campaigned for the position with a platform aimed at ensuring the GSA has a focus on health equity in all efforts.
Postdoctoral researcher Melissa Simone found that girls who used unhealthy weight-control behaviors and experienced the harms of weight stigma during adolescence were likely to use substances as adults.
A Project EAT study by adjunct faculty Marla Eisenberg found that up to 43 percent of adolescents surveyed reported being teased by family members about their weight.
The study by Associate Professor Irina Stepanov shows the levels of toxic and cancer-causing chemicals in Natural American Spirit cigarettes are generally similar to those found in other commercial cigarette brands.
Recent media coverage of School of Public Health faculty, researchers, students, and post-doctoral fellows.
Assistant Professor Eric Lock is developing a method that will allow researchers to analyze different kinds of cancer and molecular cell data together.
SPH students founded Twin Cities Food Justice, a growing volunteer organization that rescues produce from small grocery stores and farmers markets and delivers it to organizations that work with food insecure communities.
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.