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Ecuador this summer

SPH students have two new international experience options in Ecuador through the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility. The July course involves classroom-based learning and field observations focusing on population health issues. The August course features field placement internships with Ecuadoran community organizations.

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Recent News

Expert Perspective: Who delivers babies in rural hospitals?

Since late January, when the story broke about the upcoming closure of the maternity ward at the Grand Marais hospital, I’ve been thinking a lot about pregnant women, clinicians,…

Pet Projects: CENSHARE returns with a new focus on animal-human interaction research

Petting a dog or cat can be soothing, but is it possible that the company of animals can actually contribute to our good health? CENSHARE director Pam Schreiner and…

Building Models to Predict and Prevent Salmonella Outbreaks

Researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) and College of Veterinary Medicine are working together with industry to determine how high Salmonella levels in ground…

Study Shows Disordered Eating Still a Major Issue for American Teens

A new School of Public Health study shows disordered eating behaviors remain a major health issue for teens despite a recent drop in their prevalence—and shaming messages promoting weight…

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Upcoming Events

April 6-10, 2015: National Public Health Week

May 18, 2015: Commencement

May 26-June 12, 2015: Public Health Institute

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Biostatistics

Focusing on statistical methods used in biomedical research and beyond.

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Epidemiology & Community Health

Exploring how human behavior affects individual and population health.

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Health Policy & Management

Influencing the policies and systems surrounding healthcare services.

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Environmental Health Sciences

Tackling a range of environmental and occupational health issues.

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