News & Events

24
Sep

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Polymer Microneedles for Drug Delivery Across the Skin", presented by Shubhmita Bhatnagar, PhD, Post-Doctoral Associate, Panyam Lab

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1
Oct

Hennepin University Partnership

The survey shows the latest health status results of over 11,000 Hennepin County residents, including details on overall health, mental health, access to health care, etc. A facilitated session will explore how your work could utilize the data.

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1
Oct

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Can Targeting the ABC Transporter, ABCC4, Improve Cancer Therapy?" presented by John D. Schuetz, PhD, Member & Vice Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

3
Oct

Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference

Thursday evening pre-conference sessions (optional) and all day Friday interactive sessions provide health care professionals with the latest treatment updates for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues.

7
Oct

The Transformation Book Lecture

The Transformation offers eye-opening research, innovative prescriptive support, and inspirational stories. Dr. Gordon gives the public clear guidance in the methods that Dr. Gordon has developed and used to relieve people from suffering.

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8
Oct

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Engineering Primary Human Lymphohematopoietic Cells" presented by Branden Moriarity, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Masonic Cancer Center, Center for Genome Engineering, University of Minnesota

10
Oct

Food Matters for Health Professionals

Co-taught by Dr. Kate Shafto, MD, FAAP, FACP CTropMed®, and Jenny Breen, MPH, MEd, Professional Chef, Food Matters will cover the role of food, lifestyle, and cooking in preventative health and wellbeing.

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15
Oct

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Peptide Targeting for Cell Entry and Cargo Delivery" presented by Yushuang Wei, PhD, Post-Doctoral Associate, Pang Lab

17
Oct

Psychiatry Review

Navigating the Complexities of Trauma: Meeting the Needs of Patients and Providers

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18
Oct

Practical Dermatology 2019

This two-day course has been designed to provide enhanced knowledge and skills in the area of dermatology for practicing family physicians and primary care providers.

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22
Oct

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Inhalation Lung Delivery in Animal Models" presented by Timothy Wiedmann, PhD, Professor

22
Oct

Wellbeing Series Lecture: Richard Piacentini

Human and ecological health are inextricably connected, yet too often we talk about them separately. We can and must create places and lifestyles that are better for people and the planet, and they will be better than what we settle for now.

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24
Oct

Children's Orthopaedic Trauma Summit

Learn the latest on state-of-the-art research and current pediatric orthopaedic care at the Children's Orthopaedic Trauma Summit! The focus of this year's conference will be the physis and its associated injuries.

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29
Oct

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Increasing Agmatine Exposure in the CNS to Reduce Maladaptive Plasticity" presented by Ben Clements, Graduate Student, Fairbanks Lab

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5
Nov

Wellbeing Series Lecture: Otto Scharmer

Dr. Scharmer will explore the concepts of systems evolution and transformation in economies, healthcare and education. He will make the case for a shift in consciousness and action from a focus on individual wellbeing toward that of the collective.

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12
Nov

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Solid-State NMR Structural Biology of Peptide and Protein Assemblies: Alzheimer's Amyloid-Beta Oligomers, Misfolded Proteins, and Designer Nanostructures" presented by Anant Paravastu, PhD, Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

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19
Nov

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Pharmacokinetic Disposition of a Novel Combination of Tolerance-Resistant Opioids for Pain Management" presented by Jess Griffith, Graduate Student, Elmquist Lab

26
Nov

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Biorelevant Testing of Drug Dissolution and Absorption from Supersaturating Dosage Forms" presented by Krutika Harish Jain, Graduate Student, Siegel Lab

3
Dec

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"Effect of Ph in the GI Tract on the Dissolution Kinetics of a Weak Basic Drug" presented by Yiwang Guo, Graduate Student, Sun Lab

10
Dec

Pharmaceutics Fall 2019 Seminar Series

"TLR 7/8 Agonists Targeting Dendritic Cells as Anticancer Immunotherapy" presented by Wenqiu Zhang, Graduate Student, Panyam Lab


Apply for Fall HFHL Grants

The UMN Healthy Foods Healthy Lives Institute is requesting proposals for its Fall 2019 grants cycle including the Community-University Partnership Grant Program (LOI due Oct 2nd) and The Faculty Planning Grant Program (Deadline Nov 20th).

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Histology Services now offered by The Oral Pathology Laboratory

The Oral Pathology Laboratory now offers histology services to researchers in support of the University's Drive to Discover! Laboratory staff can help ensure that proper fixation, processing, and staining of specimens leads to useful and reliable data. Call 612-626-6424 or email oralpath@umn.edu.


CDC awards $1.3 million for big data program with School of Nursing

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) $1.3 million three-year contract to develop school nurse-led system to conduct active national surveillance for students who are chronically absent.


Joanne Disch receives Living Legend honor

Joanne Disch (School of Nursing) was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. The Academy’s highest honor, the award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to the field throughout their careers.


Helping Uninsured Minnesotans Obtain Health Coverage

Kathleen Call (School of Public Health) is leading a study to identify and characterize hotspot communities in Minnesota with high uninsurance rates.

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Primary Care Strategies to Improve Health of Chronic Disease Patients

Dori Cross (School of Public Health) found that practices with improved performance for chronic disease patients were receptive to new ideas, fostered intrinsic motivation among staff, and pursued new staff and workflow models.


SPH and Minnesota partners awarded $4 million grant to improve patient care

The program will train the next generation of researchers to work with clinicians, administrators, and patients in health care settings


Examining Mothers’ Abuse Experiences and Pregnancy Weight Gain Links

Susan Mason (School of Public Health) is delving deeper into the link between high pregnancy weight gain and early life adversity by surveying mothers in the school’s long-running Project EAT study.


Factors for Family Satisfaction With Nursing Homes Similar Across States

Research from Tetyana Shippee (School of Public Health) showed that factors impacting family satisfaction with a relative’s nursing home care were consistent when comparing data from two very different states, Minnesota and Ohio.

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School of Nursing receives Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

For the third consecutive year, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has been recognized with the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine.

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