September 11, 2020
Prior to COVID-19, the most life-changing event I remember is September 11, 2001. Looking back over the past 19 years, it is interesting to realize all the things we take for granted today that we had no idea would become part of our lives on September 10 of that year.
August 21, 2020
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Washington found a statistical relationship between the number of hospital beds (ICU and non-ICU) occupied by COVID-19 patients in a state and reported mortality.
Chain of Survival: Richfield Fire Chief Wayne Kewitsch is a Living Testament to CPR, First Responders and Life-Saving Cardiac Care
August 19, 2020
As the Richfield Fire Chief for the past nine years, Wayne Kewitsch has dedicated his professional life to responding to emergencies and saving lives. On July 1, 2020, that passion and dedication came full circle to save his own life.
August 17, 2020
Katy Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, will lead a new aligned rural health initiative for the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, effective July 2020.
August 11, 2020
Today’s new models of health care require different professions to work together using new strategies and technologies. HSEC signals a transformation in health sciences education and brings together all of the health sciences schools and affiliated programs at the University of Minnesota.
August 7, 2020
In the early months of the pandemic, the Center for Resuscitation Medicine developed an online, 30-minute CPR curriculum using the Zoom platform. In the 30-minute class, participants learn the basic techniques and importance of life-saving hands-only CPR.
August 7, 2020
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR) is partnering with the Medical and Surgical Skills Institute (MSSI) in Ghana to convert existing courses to online platforms and develop new COVID-19 and primary care courses.
Institute for Engineering in Medicine and Academic Collaborators Receive $26M for NSF Engineering Research Center
August 4, 2020
The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Engineering in Medicine and Surgery $26 million over five years to create the Engineering Research Center for Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems.
July 16, 2020
“The prevailing ethos in global health is about achieving health equity around the world. The disproportionate burden that communities of color face in our own backyard is a huge concern.”
University of Minnesota Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain welcomes Damien A. Fair as co-director
July 14, 2020
Damien A. Fair holds the Redleaf Endowed Directorship of the emerging institute, a partnership of the Medical School and College of Education and Human Development.