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Featured Faculty Series – Traci Toomey on Alcohol Policy

Join us on Thursday, February 12, 4:30-6 p.m. for a faculty seminar, “How does alcohol availability affect our communities and what can we do about it?” featuring Dr. Traci…

January 20, 2015EpiCH Events Homepage Events

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Students and Alumni Invited to Annual Networking Event

“Pamoja in a Winter Wonderland” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. All alumni and current students are invited to this annual socializing and networking event hosted by…

January 14, 2015Alumni Events Events Homepage Events

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New Funding Revives Internationally Acclaimed Website

2015 marks the start of a new year as well as a fresh start for HealthNewsReview.org (HNR), the award-winning website that helps consumers make heads or tails of health…

January 5, 2015Faculty Homepage News Impact

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Veterans with lower socioeconomic status sleep less, may suffer related health issues

Photo: USAFE AFAFRICA/CC  Regularly sleeping fewer than six hours per night has been linked to a number of health problems including cardiovascular disease, poor mental health, and other life-threatening…

December 23, 2014EpiCH Homepage News News

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Students and Alumni Invited to Annual Networking Event

“Pamoja in a Winter Wonderland” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. All alumni and current students are invited to this annual socializing and networking event hosted by…

January 14, 2015Alumni Events Events Homepage Events

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A ride to remember

In the summer of 2014, SPH student Michelle Gin led a group of doctors, medical students and other health professionals on a two-week, 800km bicycle journey across Kazakhstan. Participants…

December 15, 2014Homepage News News Students

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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…

November 11, 2014All Divisions Faculty Homepage News

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Get Free Volunteering Liability Insurance Through PubH 0020

Each year, many students in the School of Public Health choose to give back to their community by volunteering with local non-profit organizations. We’re proud of our students who…

September 22, 2014Homepage News News Students

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New Funding Revives Internationally Acclaimed Website

2015 marks the start of a new year as well as a fresh start for HealthNewsReview.org (HNR), the award-winning website that helps consumers make heads or tails of health…

January 5, 2015Faculty Homepage News Impact

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SPH part of $50 million One Health project

The University of Minnesota has joined an international partnership of schools to combat zoonotic diseases, like Ebola, under a new five-year, $50 million award. The initiative, called One Health…

December 1, 2014Faculty Homepage News News

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Fall Semester Faculty and Tenured Faculty Review Meetings, Dec. 18

Fall Semester Faculty and Tenured Faculty Review Meetings Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00-3:00 p.m. 3-125 Mayo Memorial Building All faculty are invited to attend the first portion of the…

November 26, 2014All Divisions Faculty Homepage News

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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…

November 11, 2014All Divisions Faculty Homepage News

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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…

November 11, 2014All Divisions Faculty Homepage News

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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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Featured Faculty Series – Traci Toomey on Alcohol Policy

Join us on Thursday, February 12, 4:30-6 p.m. for a faculty seminar, “How does alcohol availability affect our communities and what can we do about it?” featuring Dr. Traci…

January 20, 2015EpiCH Events Homepage Events

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Students and Alumni Invited to Annual Networking Event

“Pamoja in a Winter Wonderland” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. All alumni and current students are invited to this annual socializing and networking event hosted by…

January 14, 2015Alumni Events Events Homepage Events

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Share your news and events!

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit items that they would like to appear in the News & Events section of the website and be included in the…

November 18, 2013Events News School

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Research Day 2013: Winners, photos & video coverage

Research Day 2013, which took place the final day of National Public Health Week, featured a record number of student participants from public health majors across the school’s four…

April 18, 2013Biostats EnHS EpiCH

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Middle-aged Americans Underestimate Their Future Health Care Needs

We may not want to think about it, let alone acknowledge it, but eventually we will all get older. But are we prepared for what getting older entails? Photo:…

January 6, 2015Homepage News HPM News

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Veterans with lower socioeconomic status sleep less, may suffer related health issues

Photo: USAFE AFAFRICA/CC  Regularly sleeping fewer than six hours per night has been linked to a number of health problems including cardiovascular disease, poor mental health, and other life-threatening…

December 23, 2014EpiCH Homepage News News

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Sit-stand workstations help improve blood pressure, reduce cardiometabolic risk

You’re likely sitting down as you read this, but perhaps you should stand instead. On average, adult Americans spend more than 7.5 hours per day sedentary (not counting sleep…

December 23, 2014Homepage News News Research

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Taconite dust raises health risks in MN miners

The final report on a School of Public Health study investigating the health of Minnesota’s taconite industry workers shows an association between mining dust exposure and cases of a…

December 2, 2014Homepage News Impact News

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Students and Alumni Invited to Annual Networking Event

“Pamoja in a Winter Wonderland” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. All alumni and current students are invited to this annual socializing and networking event hosted by…

January 14, 2015Alumni Events Events Homepage Events

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Sign up for the 2014-15 Mentor Program

“The opportunity I had to participate in the mentor program was one of the best experiences of my first year as an MPH student.”  SPH boasts the largest mentor…

August 26, 2014Alumni Homepage News Students

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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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