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Study to Have Global Impact on HIV Treatment

The results from a new University of Minnesota-sponsored global HIV study show that when it comes to beginning drug treatments, the sooner patients start, the better—and the discovery could…

June 10, 2015All Divisions Faculty Homepage News

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Student Group Wins Diggs Excellence Award

The School of Public Health’s Student Ebola Action Committee (SEAC) was honored with the 2015 Tony Diggs Excellence Award for Innovation on April 2. Members of the Student Ebola Action…

May 15, 2015All Divisions Homepage News Impact

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2015 Delta Omega SPH Inductees Named

Congratulations to the 27 members of the SPH community chosen by the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health for induction into the University’s Pi Chapter of the organization. 2014 Delta Omega–Pi…

April 30, 2015Alumni Awards Faculty

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Legal Aid: State Cannabis Program to Help Thousands of Chronically Ill

On July 1, Minnesota opens its doors to a state-monitored program legalizing the sale of medicinal cannabis. Proponents of the program say the medication will safely and reliably offer…

April 22, 2015Alumni Homepage News Impact

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Earning Respect

The first time School of Public Health student Eliza Cowan met with women from the “untouchables” caste in rural India, she found them to be nothing like their disparaging…

June 22, 2015EnHS Homepage News News

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Student Group Wins Diggs Excellence Award

The School of Public Health’s Student Ebola Action Committee (SEAC) was honored with the 2015 Tony Diggs Excellence Award for Innovation on April 2. Members of the Student Ebola Action…

May 15, 2015All Divisions Homepage News Impact

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Sherry to Study Mosquitos Carrying Lethal Diseases in Puerto Rico

The WHO estimates that each year there are more than 300 million dengue infections worldwide, 96 million of those being lethal dengue hemorrhagic fever, largely affecting children. Chikungunya, a…

April 30, 2015EnHS Students

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2015 Delta Omega SPH Inductees Named

Congratulations to the 27 members of the SPH community chosen by the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health for induction into the University’s Pi Chapter of the organization. 2014 Delta Omega–Pi…

April 30, 2015Alumni Awards Faculty

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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…

June 30, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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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)….

June 26, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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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…

June 26, 2015EnHS Faculty Homepage News

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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…

June 18, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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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

Traci Toomey 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…

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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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…

June 30, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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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)….

June 26, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Vulvodynia has Minimal Effect on Decision to Conceive

In a recent study at the University of Minnesota, researchers found that despite painful symptoms associated with vulvodynia, the disorder ultimately had little effect on a woman’s decision to…

June 18, 2015EpiCH Homepage News Research

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Study to Have Global Impact on HIV Treatment

The results from a new University of Minnesota-sponsored global HIV study show that when it comes to beginning drug treatments, the sooner patients start, the better—and the discovery could…

June 10, 2015All Divisions Faculty Homepage News

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2015 Delta Omega SPH Inductees Named

Congratulations to the 27 members of the SPH community chosen by the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health for induction into the University’s Pi Chapter of the organization. 2014 Delta Omega–Pi…

April 30, 2015Alumni Awards Faculty

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Legal Aid: State Cannabis Program to Help Thousands of Chronically Ill

On July 1, Minnesota opens its doors to a state-monitored program legalizing the sale of medicinal cannabis. Proponents of the program say the medication will safely and reliably offer…

April 22, 2015Alumni Homepage News Impact

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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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