A study from researchers at the U of M School of Public Health (SPH) has been selected by editorial staff at the prestigious Women’s Health Issues journal as its Editor’s Choice selection for the November/December 2022 edition. The SPH study focused on the uneven distribution of maternal illness and death in the U.S., with some populations bearing substantially greater risk, including Medicaid-insured individuals, rural residents and Black and Indigenous patients.
he University of Minnesota Board of Regents recently approved an undergraduate major in public health, a new degree program aimed at meeting the state’s critical need for a skilled, diverse public health workforce. The new Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in public health, scheduled to launch in the fall of 2023, will be housed in the U of M’s School of Public Health (SPH).
In announcing the award, LPHA Chair Sarah Grasshuesch lauded CPHS’s work as “going above and beyond to elevate the workforce-related challenges faced by local public health.”
“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.
The Gerontologist is a peer-reviewed publication of GSA, the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.
Supported with a first-of-its-kind joint $4.7 million cooperative agreement from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), six U.S. universities have now come together to conduct robust workforce research, evaluation, and analysis.
The Genomic Data Commons will provide a local genomic data hub and set of analytic tools that will be useful for a variety of researchers throughout the University of Minnesota
Young adults experiencing food insecurity may be prone to binge eating in times when food is available, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH).
Assistant Professor Jon Oliver answers questions about ticks in Minnesota, how to avoid them, and what to do if you find one on your body.
Research from Associate Professor Sayeh Nikpay found that hospitals are contracting with pharmacies to offer discounted drugs through a safety-net program in areas where patients who rely on the program are less likely to reside.
The study co-authored by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that young people who used protein supplements were also two to five times more likely to use steroids.