Two groups have been gathering in Minneapolis to make a bold idea a reality — create an intentional community of “tiny homes” to provide stability and better health for people who do not have a place to live
The results of a study led by PhD student Xuanzi Qin suggest the potential benefits of screening may be more readily understood and appreciated by women.
The School of Public Health’s MHA program uses a unique problem-solving method to tackle real-life health care issues, such as how to protect the health of people who do not have homes.
Most people experiencing homelessness have sporadic medical care that is far from ideal and doesn’t allow for adequate follow-up. Creating stable housing can change that picture.
The study results from student Jeremy Van’t Hof and Professor Russell Luepker suggest that people may feel a greater sense of CVD prevention accountability and social support in community settings.
The study led by PhD student Aubrey Hubbard found that in children under five years of age, cancer rates increased for both common types of childhood leukemia, one brain tumor subtype, neuroblastoma and hepatoblastoma.
Biostatistics PhD student Roland Brown and recent graduate Chong Wu (PhD ‘18) won ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Awards, receiving a travel stipend to present their research at the ENAR Spring Meeting held March 24-27 in Philadelphia.
The study by SPH graduate Laura Attanasio and Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil examined data on hospital-based births in New York state in 2014 and found that hospitals with more midwife-attended births had lower rates of cesarean birth and episiotomy among low-risk women.
Each year, teams from across the U.S. and Canada come together for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health Administration Case Competition. For the second year in a row, the team from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health MHA program took first place.
Research from recent doctoral graduate Xarviera Appling (PhD ’18) studied the effect of food safety management practices on inspection risk factor violations in 546 routine restaurant inspections.
The study, co-authored by Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein and led by SPH graduate and University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor Coleman Drake (PhD ’18), evaluated the influence of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 on the use of outpatient and clinic-based mental health services and spending.
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