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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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A Good Friend of SPH: Bernard Queneau, 1912–2014

For those who knew him, Bernard Queneau was a shining, smiling example of how to make the most of your life. When he died on December 7 at 102,…

December 15, 2014Homepage News 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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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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CIDRAP Publishes Analysis Examining Ebola Transmission

A new comprehensive analysis from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota, involving leading International Ebola researchers, examines what is known about…

February 19, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Panel Makes Recommendations to Fast-Track Ebola Vaccine Development

A panel of international experts, concerned about the acknowledged risk that Ebola transmission could continue into the foreseeable future, today published a roadmap to fast-track development of Ebola vaccines….

February 18, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Bandyopadhyay Named Best Associate Editor for JABES

Associate professor Dipankar Bandyopadhyay has been selected as the best Associate Editor of 2014 for the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics (JABES)–a journal of the American Statistical…

February 16, 2015Biostats Faculty

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Peterson Named Masonic Cancer Center Program Leader

Lisa Peterson, PhD, Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, was recently named program leader of the Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Program in the Masonic Cancer Center. The scientific…

February 16, 2015EnHS Faculty

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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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CIDRAP Publishes Analysis Examining Ebola Transmission

A new comprehensive analysis from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota, involving leading International Ebola researchers, examines what is known about…

February 19, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Panel Makes Recommendations to Fast-Track Ebola Vaccine Development

A panel of international experts, concerned about the acknowledged risk that Ebola transmission could continue into the foreseeable future, today published a roadmap to fast-track development of Ebola vaccines….

February 18, 2015EpiCH Faculty Homepage News

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Pregnant Women Report Better Communication With Midwives Than With Other Providers

A new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health finds pregnant women who are assigned a health care provider for their pregnancy – as opposed to…

February 10, 2015Faculty Homepage News HPM

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Middle-aged Americans Underestimate Their Future Health Care Needs

We may not want to think about it, let alone acknowledge it, but eventually we will all get older. But are we prepared for what getting older entails? Photo:…

January 6, 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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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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