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.
Recent media coverage of University of Minnesota School of Public Health faculty, researchers, students, and post-doctoral fellows.
A study by PhD student Jiani Yu shows the use of telemedicine grew nearly 7-fold in Minnesota between 2010 and 2015.
Associate Professor Kamakshi Lakshminarayan and PhD student Logan Cowan found that infections, such as pneumonia, can increase a patient’s risk of heart attacks and strokes for three months after being sick.
Research by PhD student Mary Rooney links serious health risks to dichlorophenols, a chemical commonly found in a variety of products including chlorinated drinking water.
The findings from the new study by PhD student Faye Norby underscore the need for hypertension control to prevent injury to the brain tissue and the development of dementia.
A study by PhD student Melanie Firestone suggests that public disclosure of restaurant inspection results at the point of service can drive a reduction in the burden of foodborne illness.
Starting with New Student Orientation 2018, the School of Public Health hosted its first Welcome to SPH Series of events for incoming students, current students, staff, and faculty.