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Study Shows Disordered Eating Still a Major Issue for American Teens

A new School of Public Health study shows disordered eating behaviors remain a major health issue for teens despite a recent drop in their prevalence—and shaming messages promoting weight…

March 6, 2015Homepage News News Research

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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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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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U Honors SPH Students’ Interdisciplinary Work

The University of Minnesota awarded three School of Public Health doctoral students with its Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship for the 2015-16 school year. The award honors doctoral students doing interdisciplinary research and…

April 8, 2015Awards Biostat Student News Homepage News

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SPH Students Win-Place at the 2015 UMN Global Health Case Competition

Congratulations to School of Public Health student Nils Johnson and his fellow members of Team 6 for their win at the second annual UMN Global Health Case Competition on January…

February 17, 2015Homepage News HPM 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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Study Finds 250 Rural Hospitals Could Lose Critical Access Status

A new study from the School of Public Health (SPH) finds more than 250 hospitals nationally could lose critical access status because of a minimum distance requirement, which requires the…

April 20, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Call Receives President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award

On April 3, the University of Minnesota celebrated the idea of research as relationships when it gave health policy researcher Kathleen Thiede Call the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award. Click…

April 10, 2015All Divisions Biostats EnHS

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Expert Perspective: Who delivers babies in rural hospitals?

Since late January, when the story broke about the upcoming closure of the maternity ward at the Grand Marais hospital, I’ve been thinking a lot about pregnant women, clinicians,…

March 27, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Pet Projects: CENSHARE returns with a new focus on animal-human interaction research

Petting a dog or cat can be soothing, but is it possible that the company of animals can actually contribute to our good health? CENSHARE director Pam Schreiner and…

March 23, 2015EpiCH 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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EpiCH Division Seminar – Open to all 10:00 am
EpiCH Division Seminar – Open to all @ 364 WBOB
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Speaker: Sarah Gollust- Assistant Professor Health Management/Policy Topic: Ethics, Health Communications, Obesity, Policy / Politics Open to all students, faculty and staff.
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Coffee With the Deans: “Diversity and Inclusion Within SPH” 9:00 am
Coffee With the Deans: “Diversity and Inclusion Within SPH” @ University of Minnesota School of Public Health in Mayo A-150
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
SPH Students: Join Dean John Finnegan, Associate Dean Kristin Anderson, Sherlonda Clarke and Susan Rafferty for “Coffee With the Deans” to discuss increasing diversity and inclusion within our school. Please come for ready to share[...]
Taste Diversity 5:00 pm
Taste Diversity
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://sph.umn.edu/news/events/national-public-health-week-april-6-11-2015/
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Coordinator’s Meeting 9:00 am
Coordinator’s Meeting @ A301
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
2015 SPH Research Day Open House 4:00 pm
2015 SPH Research Day Open House
Apr 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
sph.umn.edu/researchday
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EnHS Seminar 4:00 pm
EnHS Seminar @ MCB 2-120
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Local is the New Black: How the City of Minneapolis is Responding to Large Scale Environmental Issues through Local Innovation Presenter: Patrick Hanlon, Minneapolis Environmental Health Patrick Hanlon will outline how Minneapolis is tackling pressing[...]
Public Health Film Series: Invisible Threat 5:00 pm
Public Health Film Series: Invisible Threat
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://sphalumni.umn.edu
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Health Disparities Roundtable: “Health in All Policies” 9:00 am
Health Disparities Roundtable: “Health in All Policies”
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Keynote Presenters: Edward Ehlinger, MDH Commissioner Keshia Pollack, Johns Hopkins Kate Hess Pace, ISAIAH Networking and registration starts at 9:00 a.m. Program begins at 9:30 a.m. This event is eligible for 2.5 CPH recertification credits.[...]
Genetic Epi Meeting 11:30 am
Genetic Epi Meeting
Apr 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
CVD Epi Meeting 1:30 pm
CVD Epi Meeting @ 364 WBOB
Apr 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Speakers: Amber Fyfe-Johnson, ND — “Cardiovascular disease prevention in adolescence: Age and vascular health” Logan Cowan, MPH — “Hospitalized infection as a trigger for acute ischemic stroke in the ARIC Study”
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EPC Meeting 12:30 pm
EPC Meeting @ A301
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
 
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EnHS Seminar 4:00 pm
EnHS Seminar @ MCB 2-120
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TBD Presenter: Mark Jankowski, MPCA — The Environmental Health Sciences Seminar is a weekly seminar series hosted by the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The seminars[...]
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EpiCH Division Seminar – Open to all 10:00 am
EpiCH Division Seminar – Open to all @ 364 WBOB
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Wayne Rosamond, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health Open to all students, faculty and staff.
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EnHS Seminar 4:00 pm
EnHS Seminar @ MCB 2-120
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TBD Presenter: Abe Abbas, U of M Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering — The Environmental Health Sciences Seminar is a weekly seminar series hosted by the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Minnesota[...]
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EnHS Seminar 4:00 pm
EnHS Seminar @ MCB 2-120
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TBD Presenter: Karen Everstine, NCFPD — The Environmental Health Sciences Seminar is a weekly seminar series hosted by the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The seminars[...]

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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Study Finds 250 Rural Hospitals Could Lose Critical Access Status

A new study from the School of Public Health (SPH) finds more than 250 hospitals nationally could lose critical access status because of a minimum distance requirement, which requires the…

April 20, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Call Receives President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award

On April 3, the University of Minnesota celebrated the idea of research as relationships when it gave health policy researcher Kathleen Thiede Call the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award. Click…

April 10, 2015All Divisions Biostats EnHS

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U Honors SPH Students’ Interdisciplinary Work

The University of Minnesota awarded three School of Public Health doctoral students with its Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship for the 2015-16 school year. The award honors doctoral students doing interdisciplinary research and…

April 8, 2015Awards Biostat Student News Homepage News

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Pet Projects: CENSHARE returns with a new focus on animal-human interaction research

Petting a dog or cat can be soothing, but is it possible that the company of animals can actually contribute to our good health? CENSHARE director Pam Schreiner and…

March 23, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage 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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