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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Speaker: John Bartholomew, PhD Professor, Chair Kinesiology and Health Education University of Texas at Austin Open to all students, faculty and staff.
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SPH Celebration of Giving & 2015 Alumni Awards 5:00 pm
SPH Celebration of Giving & 2015 Alumni Awards
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
sphalumni.umn.edu/celebration for more details.
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NORA Symposium – Total Worker Health 2:00 pm
NORA Symposium – Total Worker Health
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The 2015 NORA Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 2:00pm in the Mayo Memorial Auditorium at the University of Minnesota. This year’s topic is “Total Worker Health”. This year’s featured speaker is[...]
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EnHS Seminar 4:00 pm
EnHS Seminar @ MCB 2-120
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TBD Presenter: Alessandro Bartolomucci, Integrative Biology and Physiology — 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[...]
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EpiCH Division Seminar – Open to all 10:00 am
EpiCH Division Seminar – Open to all @ 364 WBOB
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Speaker: Alicia Allen, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, U of MN Open to all students, faculty and staff.
Genetic Epi Meeting 11:30 am
Genetic Epi Meeting
May 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
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EPC Meeting 12:30 pm
EPC Meeting @ A301
May 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
 
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Coordinator’s Meeting 9:00 am
Coordinator’s Meeting @ A301
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
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Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education Symposium 2:00 pm
Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education Symposium @ Sexual Health Education Symposium
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Former Surgeons General converge at the University of Minnesota to discuss the state of sexual health education in the United States. This will be a panel style symposium with an intermission and plenty of time[...]
Delta Omega Induction Ceremony 5:00 pm
Delta Omega Induction Ceremony
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
 
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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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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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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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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

Read more

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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