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MHA e-Briefing: Obstetric Services and Quality Among Critical Access, Rural and Urban Hospitals in Nine States

Background Motivated by concerns about the clo­sure of obstetric units in rural hospi­tals and limited availability of obstet­ric care providers in rural areas, much contemporary research on rural obstetric…

October 27, 2014Faculty HPM

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Maternal diagnoses doesn’t explain variation in cesarean rates across US hospitals

In 2011, cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the U.S., making up 32.8 percent of all deliveries and more than 1.3 million births. But while cesarean…

October 22, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Welcome CEPH re-accreditation site visitors

October 20 through 22 the School of Public Health will host a Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) site visit team. The team, composed of faculty members, practitioners,…

October 20, 2014All Divisions News School

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More effective alcohol policies ignored while less effective passed into law

What works to prevent alcohol-related deaths and binge drinking isn’t always what makes it into law. A new study finds that policymakers are significantly more likely to adopt ineffective…

October 15, 2014Homepage News HPM 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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A Credible Contribution

Most students have felt at some point like they’re writing a book when doing work for a class. In the case of School of Public Health graduate Linda Kahn it turned…

September 12, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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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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Family ways: Van Liew inspired by parents’ commitment 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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MHA e-Briefing: Obstetric Services and Quality Among Critical Access, Rural and Urban Hospitals in Nine States

Background Motivated by concerns about the clo­sure of obstetric units in rural hospi­tals and limited availability of obstet­ric care providers in rural areas, much contemporary research on rural obstetric…

October 27, 2014Faculty HPM

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Maternal diagnoses doesn’t explain variation in cesarean rates across US hospitals

In 2011, cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the U.S., making up 32.8 percent of all deliveries and more than 1.3 million births. But while cesarean…

October 22, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Osterholm awarded McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health

A letter from Dean John Finnegan to SPH faculty, staff and students: It is my great pleasure to announce that University President Eric Kaler has awarded Professor Michael…

October 7, 2014Awards EpiCH Faculty

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Affordable Care Act: More young adults seek inpatient psychiatric care, ER use declines

In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health care coverage to several million previously uninsured young adults. Research out today from the School of Public Health at the…

September 29, 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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Maternal diagnoses doesn’t explain variation in cesarean rates across US hospitals

In 2011, cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the U.S., making up 32.8 percent of all deliveries and more than 1.3 million births. But while cesarean…

October 22, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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More effective alcohol policies ignored while less effective passed into law

What works to prevent alcohol-related deaths and binge drinking isn’t always what makes it into law. A new study finds that policymakers are significantly more likely to adopt ineffective…

October 15, 2014Homepage News HPM News

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Affordable Care Act: More young adults seek inpatient psychiatric care, ER use declines

In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health care coverage to several million previously uninsured young adults. Research out today from the School of Public Health at the…

September 29, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Women With PTSD More Likely to Meet Criteria for Food Addiction

A new study from the School of Public Health suggests post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not only an important cause of psychological suffering but also a potential risk factor…

September 17, 2014EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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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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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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