Finding Good Food Close to Home

School of Public Health partners with Minneapolis on ground-breaking legislation to bring healthy foods to communities.

Developing an Anti-Racism Medical School Curriculum

Rachel Hardeman (School of Public Health) tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.

Childhood Abuse and Neglect May Lead to Obesity in Adulthood

New research by Assistant Professor Susan Mason helps to rule out the childhood home food environment as a major contributing factor in the development of obesity in adults who were maltreated.

Cancer-causing Chemical Formed in E-cigarette Users

Researcher and Associate Professor Irina Stepanov found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) — a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer — the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes.

Care Teams Perform Well When Members Accurately Know Each Other’s Expertise

A study of interdisciplinary care teams co-authored by Professor Emeritus Douglas Wholey revealed some teamwork factors that help them to produce high-quality care.


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