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Pharmaceutics Department Fall 2018 Seminar Series

A Systematic Evaluation of Two Poloxamers as Tablet Lubricant

Presented by Jiangnan Dun, Graduate Student


Pharmaceutics Department Fall 2018 Seminar Series

Impact of Subtle Structure Changes on Mechanical Properties of Crystals 

Presented by Kunlin Wang, Graduate Student


Law, Genomic Medicine & Health Equity webcast

This conference – the first to focus on the intersection of law, policy, precision medicine and health justice – will bring together leading thinkers and activists to explore how to ensure genomic medicine doesn't worsen existing health disparities.


Carl J. Martinson Lectureship in Preventive Medicine

Carl J. Martinson, MD Lectureship in Preventive Medicine will be presented by Simon Barquera, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Nutrition and Health Research Center, National Institute of Public Health in Mexico.


The UK’s healthcare innovation paradox

Hosted by MILI, James Barlow, PhD, Professor of Technology & Innovation Management, Imperial College Business School, will explore the efforts by the National Health Services to embed innovation into its organizations and the impact of these efforts.

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History of Medicine Lunchtime Lecture Series

The Program in the History of Medicine Lunchtime Lecture Series presents "The Minnesota Opioid Project" presented by Amy Sullivan, Ph.D., Department of History, Macalester College. 


Pharmaceutics Department Fall 2018 Seminar Series

The Influence of Drug-Excipient Interactions on the Physical Stability of Amorphous Pharmaceuticals 

Presented by Kweku Konadu Amponsah-Efah, Graduate Student


Research in Child Health Dinner Forum

This dinner forum is designed for pediatric research leaders, practitioners, and community-based partners interested in working collaboratively on research to improve the health of Minnesota's children. Co-sponsored by Children's Minnesota and the U of M's CTSI. Deadline to RSVP is November 29, 2018.


Pharmaceutics Department Fall 2018 Seminar Series

Artificial Gut Simulator for Simultaneous Evaluation of Supersaturation and Absorption of BCS Class-II Drug Formulations

Presented by Krutika Harish Jain, Graduate Student


Write Winning Grant Proposals

"Write Winning Grant Proposals" is a day-long seminar with national speaker and grant writing expert, John D. Robertson, Ph.D. He will comprehensively address practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal-writing process.


Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care

Medicine is changing rapidly and the pace of change is even greater in Neurology. This conference will provide an annual update to primary care specialists who are the first contact for the patient with a neurological complaint.


Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day

The Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day is a daylong conference that highlights neuroscience research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Huda Yahya Zoghbi, MD, from Baylor College of Medicine, will give the plenary lecture.

MnOPT Training Program Annoucement

The Minnesota Obesity Prevention Training (MnOPT) Program is recruiting for one postdoctoral position that will begin on or after May 1, 2019. Application deadline: 4 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Reserve research space now for the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

The Driven to Discover Research Facility helps recruit hundreds of participants within days at the State Fair. It is open to faculty, staff, or students for on-the-spot research. In 2018, over 21,000 fairgoers enrolled in studies. Funding is available for eligible cancer & pediatric studies. Applications are due January 22, 2019.

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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.

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.

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.