Research

Projects and Research Studies

COVID-19 Model Code
In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) built a mathematical model to predict the potential impact of COVID-19 in Minnesota.

Effects of Media Controversies on Public Attitudes about Cancer Prevention
Our research uses multiple methods to investigate the impact of news coverage of cancer screening and prevention, particularly controversial messages, on the public’s cancer-related beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.

HIV/STI Intervention & Prevention Studies (HIPS)
The mission of the HIPS program is to advance the health of the community, locally, nationally and internationally, through research, education and service activities.

Minnesota Learning Health System Mentored Career Development Program (MN-LHS)
The MN-LHS trains embedded researchers to systematically generate, apply, and translate evidence quickly within health systems to improve personalization, quality, equity, and outcomes of care and reduce waste in the health care system.

Project EAT
The Project EAT (Eating and Activity over Time) body of research examines a broad spectrum of weight-related problems among diverse young people across the life course from adolescence to adulthood.

Residential Care Transition Module
A program for families of relatives in assisted living or a nursing home.

SODAS Study
The purpose of this research study is to test an important question in relation to dietary recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes: Do diet beverages (e.g. Diet Coke, Crystal Light, Diet Snapple, etc.) influence aspects of diabetes control?

Testing for COVID-19 infection among asymptomatic health care workers

Research ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.

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