Professor Jeff Bender led a study team that found only white-tailed deer tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 and there is currently no evidence the virus can be transmitted to people through handling or eating wild deer.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman and predoctoral trainee J’Mag Karbeah found that alternative care models centering the birthing person’s culture and community may improve their experiences and health during pregnancy.
Research from Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee and PhD students Weiwen Ng and Xuanzi Qin shows resident survey responses about their own quality of life are reliable — including from those with dementia — and will make report cards more useful for consumers.
Graduate student Ashley Oglesby found that women have low knowledge of expedited partner therapy, but after learning more, overwhelmingly support the idea.
Student Cecily Weber found that margarine and butter-blend products now contain substantially less saturated fat and cholesterol compared to butter, and contain no man-made trans fat.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman found that U.S.-born Black birthing people living in areas with high police contact experienced a 100% higher chance of preterm birth compared to residents in low-contact areas.
New research by postdoctoral fellow Vivienne Hazzard shows food insecurity has a lasting harmful effect on the people who experience it.
The study led by researcher Jude Mikal showed older adults are not participating in the most popular groups and pages or staying on social media sites long enough to see the most important pandemic information shared.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee and Professor Simon Rosser are leading the first-of-its-kind study to create evidence-based care to protect the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ residents.
Associate Professor Sarah Gollust is a member of the Collaborative on Media & Messaging for Health and Social Policy, which is investigating how media and messaging help form narratives and mindsets.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman is a co-principal investigator for the new Center for Chronic Disease Reduction and Equity Promotion Across Minnesota and will research the consequences of racism on the health of BIPOC populations.
Research led by PhD student Kaitlyn Berry found that delaying school start times from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. made it easier for students to feel awake and be on time.