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.

CTSI releases more than $650K in funding to support clinical and translational research

More than $650,000 in funding has been released to support Minnesota biomedical research projects through six Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) programs designed to help U of M faculty prepare and implement studies, help build junior investigator and trainee research careers, and address important health issues.

Nearly all adolescents have eating, activity or weight-related issues

Project EAT research led by School of Public Health Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer revealed that only two percent of females and just seven percent of males surveyed never had an eating, activity or weight-related problem between adolescence and adulthood.

The Raptor Center featured on Fox9 news

Based on a recent data from the raptor center, the Fox9 news team reported more eaglets than usual have been injured in recent storms. Last month a dozen eaglets were brought in to the center after their nests had fallen due to broken limbs or strong winds. The majority were treated and released. If you see an injured raptor, contact the Raptor Center at (612)624-4745 

AHC Escape Rooms: Finding the Key to Interprofessional Collaboration

Picture yourself “locked” in a room with a group of interprofessional colleagues and a hypothetical patient. Your only means of escape is to work together to solve a series of puzzles to determine the best care for this patient and unlock the room- sounds fun, right?


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