Two groups have been gathering in Minneapolis to make a bold idea a reality — create an intentional community of “tiny homes” to provide stability and better health for people who do not have a place to live
The School of Public Health’s MHA program uses a unique problem-solving method to tackle real-life health care issues, such as how to protect the health of people who do not have homes.
Most people experiencing homelessness have sporadic medical care that is far from ideal and doesn’t allow for adequate follow-up. Creating stable housing can change that picture.
Assistant Professor David Vock has been named a McKnight Presidential Fellow, a three-year award given to promising faculty members based on their research, scholarship, leadership, and ability to advance University of Minnesota priorities.
Each year, teams from across the U.S. and Canada come together for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health Administration Case Competition. For the second year in a row, the team from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health MHA program took first place.
Professor Jim Begun received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education and becomes a member the University’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Begun focuses on building engagement with students to make learning more effective and is a past recipient of SPH’s Leonard M. Schuman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The University chose Assistant Professor Nicole Basta for one of the most sought-after faculty awards at the University of Minnesota. Designed for new assistant professors, the two-year professorship acknowledges Basta’s promise, her track record of innovative research and funding success, and her commitment to teaching and service.
More than 50,000 undergrads have now taken the institute’s one-credit, online wellness courses that develop healthy students and keep them in school.
A Q&A with Linda Fried, Dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.