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Faculty News

Suncreens and Skin Cancer: The Truth About Protection

This Fourth of July, millions of Americans will conscientiously slather on sunscreens before heading out for fun in the sun at beaches and picnics. For decades, we’ve been advised…

Facility Differences in Nursing Homes Affect Quality of Life for Minnesota Minorities

A new study from the School of Public Health, in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, found racial differences in nursing home residents’ quality of life (QOL)….

UMN Expert: Screenings are Best Tool We Have to Lower Cancer Deaths

According to the American Cancer Society, more than one million people in the United States get cancer each year. Furthermore, two in three people diagnosed with cancer survive at…

Do Physical Activity Monitors Actually Motivate People to Exercise?

Lately, it may seem impossible to visit the gym without spotting someone sporting a Fitbit, Garmin watch or some sort of exercise tracking device. As the newest exercise accessories…

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Staff News

Guidance for travel to West Africa

The University of Minnesota has been carefully monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and is taking appropriate steps to be prepared to deal with any potential impact to…

Nominate now for the 2014 Community Partner Awards

Mohamud Noor, above, is executive director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, which received the 2013 Community Partners Agency Award. SPH full-time staff and faculty are invited…

2014 SPH P&A and Faculty Award winners

The winners of the 2014 SPH P&A and Faculty Awards were recently announced at the Spring Assembly and Faculty Meeting on May 15. The awards recognize excellence in student…

HPM’s Maureen Andrew honored by students

The Division of Health Policy and Management’s Maureen Andrew is well-liked by her students. Andrew works with them as the coordinator for the HSRP&A MS and PhD programs and…

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