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Alexander Named EnHS Division Head

Professor Bruce Alexander was named head of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences (EnHS) on July 28, 2014 after serving seven months as interim head. Professor Bruce Alexander Alexander enjoys exceptionally…

September 12, 2014EnHS

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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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Kids exposed to more fat shaming comments on TV than adults

In a general sense, children’s television has a reputation for being politically correct, however, a new study reveals television aimed at kids contains just as many, if not more,…

September 10, 2014EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Executive MHA Profile: Ashton Schatz

Ashton Schatz’s career is progressing well. As a healthcare attorney and student in the Executive MHA program, she’s already noticed a difference in the way she delivers guidance, thereby…

September 4, 2014Executive MHA News HPM

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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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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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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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Kids exposed to more fat shaming comments on TV than adults

In a general sense, children’s television has a reputation for being politically correct, however, a new study reveals television aimed at kids contains just as many, if not more,…

September 10, 2014EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Increasing access to and awareness of doula support may be beneficial financially and medically

A new study shows increased access to continuous labor support from a birth doula may help decrease non-indicated cesarean births among women who desire doula care. The research was…

September 1, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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‘Crowd-sourced’ Research at the Fair

Anyone who’s visited the Minnesota State Fair knows the crowds are both part of the fun and the folly of attending what’s appropriately known as “the great Minnesota get-together.”…

August 26, 2014Faculty Homepage News Impact

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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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Kids exposed to more fat shaming comments on TV than adults

In a general sense, children’s television has a reputation for being politically correct, however, a new study reveals television aimed at kids contains just as many, if not more,…

September 10, 2014EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Emergency Preparedness in Partnership

Finding a new normal in the wake of disaster begins with successful incident response, a daunting task requiring strong leadership, quick decision-making, and coordination of efforts across a variety…

September 3, 2014Community Homepage News Impact

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Increasing access to and awareness of doula support may be beneficial financially and medically

A new study shows increased access to continuous labor support from a birth doula may help decrease non-indicated cesarean births among women who desire doula care. The research was…

September 1, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

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‘Crowd-sourced’ Research at the Fair

Anyone who’s visited the Minnesota State Fair knows the crowds are both part of the fun and the folly of attending what’s appropriately known as “the great Minnesota get-together.”…

August 26, 2014Faculty Homepage News Impact

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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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