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The Division of Epidemiology & Community Health focuses on disease and health in various populations. Our faculty and students examine the distribution, cause and prevention of diseases, and how human behavior affects overall health. The division offers MPH, MS and PhD degrees. Professor Bernard Harlow serves as the division head.

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Sarah Sevcik awarded travel grant to Malawi

Sarah Sevcik, a teaching specialist in the Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, has been awarded an International Travel Grant from UMN Global Programs and Strategy Alliance for travel…

April 24, 2014Awards EpiCH News

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Running From Dementia

Young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to research by the University of Minnesota….

April 2, 2014EpiCH Impact News

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Study finds independence declines before stroke; disparities also exist

Strokes can occur at any age, but, among older adults, the thought of having a stroke carries with it the fear of losing the ability to remain independent. Once…

February 14, 2014EpiCH Homepage News News

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