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Op-ed by HSRP&A student Drake published in Cleveland newspaper

Coleman Drake, Ohio native and HSRP&A PhD student, has published an op-ed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer titled “The unintended consequences of Halbig v. Burwell” Read the op-ed

August 15, 2014HPM

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Family ways: Van Liew inspired by parents’ committment to kids and community

Photo credit: Joe Finnegan Graduate student Juliann Van Liew cares deeply about forging healthy families and was definitely thinking of her own when she decided to enroll in the…

August 15, 2014EpiCH Homepage News News

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Staffing is key to predicting nursing home quality of life

Minnesota may be ranked number one when it comes to long-term care in the U.S., but a new study from the School of Public Health at the University of…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Mothers in poorer health are less likely to breastfeed

Pediatricians agree exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life provides a wealth of benefits to a mother and child. But new research from the School of Public…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Family ways: Van Liew inspired by parents’ committment to kids and community

Photo credit: Joe Finnegan Graduate student Juliann Van Liew cares deeply about forging healthy families and was definitely thinking of her own when she decided to enroll in the…

August 15, 2014EpiCH Homepage News News

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Fall 2014 Course Highlight: Integrated Family Health Care

FSoS 8560 – Integrated Family Health Care meets Tuesdays, 8:30 – 11:15 a.m. This course is designed to introduce graduate learners to the theory, fundamentals and practical applications of…

August 11, 2014Academics EpiCH Students

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Aug. 2014 Course Highlight: Focus on Food Systems

About the program The 2014 Focus on Food Systems program explores the interconnections of food, animal feed, fiber and fuel in the economics, culture, policy and health of our…

July 24, 2014Academics Faculty Students

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Fall 2014 Course Highlight: Cellular and Molecular Exercise Physiology

KIN 5720: Special Topics in Kinesiology – Cellular and Molecular Exercise Physiology, is a 3-credit course offered by the School of Kinesiology that meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:40–5:55 p.m….

July 24, 2014Students

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Staffing is key to predicting nursing home quality of life

Minnesota may be ranked number one when it comes to long-term care in the U.S., but a new study from the School of Public Health at the University of…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Mothers in poorer health are less likely to breastfeed

Pediatricians agree exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life provides a wealth of benefits to a mother and child. But new research from the School of Public…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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More research-based evidence needed in MN legislative discussions about childhood obesity

How our legislators make decisions depends on a variety of factors such as expert beliefs, constituents’ opinions, political principles and research-based evidence. And while we’d like to think more…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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ACA insurance provision reduces health care spending for young adults

A new study published today in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs by Ezra Golberstein, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the…

August 11, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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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…

July 18, 2014Awards Community Faculty

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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…

May 22, 2014Faculty Homepage News News

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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…

May 15, 2014HPM Staff

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Meet the newly elected SPH Student Senate board

The elected board for the School of Public Health Student Senate looks forward to the start of its 2014–2015 term in office. “We are dedicated to building upon past…

May 9, 2014Faculty School Staff

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Humanitarian Crisis Simulation, Sept. 5–7

Learn and practice humanitarian skills in this realistic and hands-on exercise designed for prospective humanitarian workers. Students are exposed to basics of rapid assessment and best practices in humanitarian…

June 26, 2014Continuing Education Events School

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Disaster Behavioral Health Trainings, Aug. 12 & Sept. 17

This summer, the School of Public Health provides free, one-day trainings in Disaster Behavioral Health: Providing a Psychologically Supportive Response to a Disaster. The trainings are open to county,…

June 16, 2014Continuing Education Homepage Events School

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Recognition event for William Thomas, May 15

The Division of Biostatistics at the School of Public Health is delighted to honor associate professor William Thomas for his 24 years of service to the school and University….

May 6, 2014Biostats Events Faculty

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MPHA Annual Conference, June 4–5

Members of the SPH community are invited to attend the Minnesota Public Health Association annual conference, June 4–5 at the Commons Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus. The…

May 2, 2014Alumni Events Faculty

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Staffing is key to predicting nursing home quality of life

Minnesota may be ranked number one when it comes to long-term care in the U.S., but a new study from the School of Public Health at the University of…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Mothers in poorer health are less likely to breastfeed

Pediatricians agree exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life provides a wealth of benefits to a mother and child. But new research from the School of Public…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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More research-based evidence needed in MN legislative discussions about childhood obesity

How our legislators make decisions depends on a variety of factors such as expert beliefs, constituents’ opinions, political principles and research-based evidence. And while we’d like to think more…

August 15, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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ACA insurance provision reduces health care spending for young adults

A new study published today in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs by Ezra Golberstein, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the…

August 11, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Study guide for the Certified in Public Health exam

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health provides a study guide for individuals ready to become certified in public health by the National Board of Public Health…

June 20, 2014Alumni Students

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SPH Alumni Reflection: Trisha Wood Santos MPH-PHAP ‘04

Trisha Wood Santos has always had an interest in global health. While enrolled in the MPH program in Public Health Administration & Policy, she found ways to incorporate global…

June 11, 2014Alumni HPM

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MPHA Annual Conference, June 4–5

Members of the SPH community are invited to attend the Minnesota Public Health Association annual conference, June 4–5 at the Commons Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus. The…

May 2, 2014Alumni Events Faculty

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology

One NIH-sponsored two- to three-year fellowship is available for Summer 2014 at the University of Minnesota emphasizing research methods in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease. Fellows contribute to and…

May 2, 2014Alumni Faculty Students

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