University of Minnesota faculty receive Abbott Professorships to introduce prospective students to STEM
July 7, 2020
The Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) at the University of Minnesota has named Rhonda Franklin and Chris Pennell as the inaugural recipients of the IEM Abbott Professorships in Innovative Education.
July 1, 2020
The University of Minnesota has received a $1 million philanthropic investment from the Otto Bremer Trust to establish mobile healthcare services in communities that lack access to medical care because of COVID-19, civil unrest related to racial injustice as well as economic and other factors.
June 25, 2020
M Simulation is located on the 5th and 6th floors of HSEC and offers 18 clinic rooms furnished with ambulatory care equipment and supplies, seven inpatient rooms, two operating rooms, acute care and trauma rooms, plus several Gateway rooms that serve as touchdown, orientation and debrief spaces.
June 15, 2020
University of Minnesota Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) opened mobile testing for a week at The Cedars. The Minneapolis high-rise is home to a diverse community, many of whom come from low-income and immigrant backgrounds.
June 5, 2020
Dr. Rosalie Kane was a social work scientist and gerontologist. She was a professor of social work and public health for more than 45 years and spent more than three decades at the University of Minnesota. She was an expert on aging and long term care. She was well-known nationally and internationally for her groundbreaking work and human-centered approach.
Community-University Health Care Center Organizes Food and Product Donations in Solidarity with South Minneapolis
June 2, 2020
For the second day in a row, University of Minnesota Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) organized a pop up donation drive and distribution for community members in the Franklin/Hiawatha neighborhood.
June 1, 2020
Last week on the news, one of the people protesting George Floyd’s death approached a reporter who was broadcasting live. The reporter asked what he would like to say. The protestor pointed out that the people marching behind him were doing so peacefully. They were not there to riot or loot or burn. What the group wanted, he said, was to be heard.
May 19, 2020
The University of Minnesota Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) serves approximately 460 American Indians, half of whom identify as Ojibwe. Located in the heart of the Minneapolis American Indian Corridor, CUHCC is at the epicenter of one of the largest concentrated urban American Indian populations.
Minnesota Masons Give $35 Million to the University of Minnesota to Establish First-of-its-Kind Institute Devoted to Brain Development
May 12, 2020
The University of Minnesota has announced a $35 million gift from Minnesota Masonic Charities, an organization that is the University’s largest single donor. This contribution will establish and name the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, an interdisciplinary initiative focused on the early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders in early childhood and adolescence.
From Classroom to Today’s World: Interprofessional Health Sciences Professionals Apply Skills Gained in Classroom to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic
April 17, 2020
Interprofessional Health Sciences Professionals Apply Skills Gained in Classroom to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic
April 15, 2020
U of M researchers developed and designed the Coventor as an alternative for clinical settings with a significant surge in patients or with few to no ventilators.
M Simulation Pivots to Online Delivery to Meet Critical Clinical Training Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2020
COVID-19 is changing the way we deliver simulation and, ultimately, will expand opportunities for our work to support healthcare learners.
March 25, 2020
El’gin Avila is a PhD student in public health who has witnessed the gentrification of neighborhoods all across America. He strives to make conditions better for workers and disenfranchised communities. He carries a bold vision, but as he puts it, “You can never care enough."