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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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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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Taconite dust raises health risks in MN miners

The final report on a School of Public Health study investigating the health of Minnesota’s taconite industry workers shows an association between mining dust exposure and cases of a…

December 2, 2014Homepage News Impact News

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SPH part of $50 million One Health project

The University of Minnesota has joined an international partnership of schools to combat zoonotic diseases, like Ebola, under a new five-year, $50 million award. The initiative, called One Health…

December 1, 2014Faculty Homepage News News

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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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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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SPH part of $50 million One Health project

The University of Minnesota has joined an international partnership of schools to combat zoonotic diseases, like Ebola, under a new five-year, $50 million award. The initiative, called One Health…

December 1, 2014Faculty Homepage News News

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Fall Semester Faculty and Tenured Faculty Review Meetings, Dec. 18

Fall Semester Faculty and Tenured Faculty Review Meetings Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00-3:00 p.m. 3-125 Mayo Memorial Building All faculty are invited to attend the first portion of the…

November 26, 2014All Divisions 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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MHA e-Briefing: Obstetric Services and Quality Among Critical Access, Rural and Urban Hospitals in Nine States

Katy Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, Assistant Professor Peiyin Hung, MSPH, HSRP&A PhD student Maeve McClellan, BS, MPH-PHAP student Michelle Casey, MS, Deputy Director, Rural Health Research Center Shailendra Prasad, MBBS,…

October 27, 2014Faculty 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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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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Spring Assembly & Faculty Meeting, May 15

All SPH faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the 2014 Spring Assembly and Faculty Meeting on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in the Mayo Memorial Auditorium. Come hear Dean Finnegan share…

April 28, 2014Events Faculty School

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Taconite dust raises health risks in MN miners

The final report on a School of Public Health study investigating the health of Minnesota’s taconite industry workers shows an association between mining dust exposure and cases of a…

December 2, 2014Homepage News Impact News

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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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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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