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Simple cognitive tests could help primary care clinics spot Alzheimer’s cases
by Charlie Plain on May 27, 2020 at 9:43 pm
A team from SPH's Evidence-Based Practice Center identified tests that providers can use to distinguishing between Alzheimer’s dementia and normal cognition in older adults.
SPH COVID-19 MEDIA COVERAGE
by Charlie Plain on May 27, 2020 at 5:00 pm
University Names Laska a Distinguished McKnight University Professor
by Martha Coventry on May 22, 2020 at 5:25 pm
Being named a Distinguished McKnight University Professor will give Melissa Laska an added opportunity to support communities in eating healthy foods.
Can a common blood pressure medication be used to treat COVID-19 patients?
by Charlie Plain on May 22, 2020 at 3:04 pm
School of Public Health and Medical School researchers are conducting two new studies to see if losartan can protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients.
Chawla (MHA ’17) named Reach Out and Read medical director
by Victoria Clouse on May 20, 2020 at 5:01 pm
Gigi Chawla (MHA '17) has been named medical director of Reach Out and Read Minnesota.
Careers of Impact: Making Health a Human Right – Kristen Ackert, MPH ’16
by Victoria Clouse on May 20, 2020 at 4:55 pm
Kristen Ackert is committed to making health a human right. By using the skills she gained at SPH, Ackert's work in tobacco policy has recently played a role in Governor Walz signing Tobacco 21 into law.
18.4 million Americans could face disruptions and potential loss of health insurance due to pandemic
by Charlie Plain on May 12, 2020 at 8:35 pm
The health insurance levels were calculated using the new University of Minnesota COVID-19 Health Insurance Model developed by Professor Lynn Blewett and Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein.
Teens take opportunity to sleep longer when high schools start later
by Charlie Plain on May 12, 2020 at 4:20 pm
The study led by Associate Professor Rachel Widome showed that teens slept roughly 40 minutes more each night when schools delayed their start times to approximately 8:30 a.m.
Daugherty (MPH ’96) promoted to president of Sparrow Clinton Hospital
by Charlie Plain on May 11, 2020 at 10:27 pm
Beth Daugherty (MPH '96) has been promoted to president of Sparrow Clinton Hospital in St. Johns, MI.
Taylor (MHA ’12) named CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center
by Charlie Plain on May 11, 2020 at 10:19 pm
Wesley Taylor (MHA '12) has been named CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal, Utah.