November 18, 2020
This past summer, the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs launched its new aligned rural health initiative. To support these efforts, Bridget Basile Ibrahim, PhD, MA, FNP-BC, has been named the first recipient of the Rural Health Equity Postdoctoral Fellowship.
University of Minnesota Establishes the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants and Migrants
November 17, 2020
NRC-RIM will develop and disseminate best and promising practices for state and local health departments, create linguistically and culturally appropriate health communications and education, and develop training materials for public health workers and professionals.
November 13, 2020
Published today in the EClinicalMedicine Journal, a study from the University of Minnesota found that the first four months of the Minnesota Mobile Resuscitation Consortium (MMRC) was 100% effective
November 11, 2020
The Minnesota Northstar Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program concluded the inaugural Annual Interprofessional Geriatric Case Competition on Monday, November 9, 2020, naming the University of Minnesota team the winner.
November 6, 2020
The cracks in our health care system are showing. COVID-19 has impacted all of us, but it has highlighted the disparities of health and care in Minnesota’s BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and immigrant communities.
November 4, 2020
UMN HELPS brings together University experts and students with community partners to deliver a range of urgently needed health care services.
University of Minnesota joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Universities in Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Older Adults
October 23, 2020
2020 marks the first year that Minnesota’s 65+ population is larger than the 5-17 year-old population.
October 23, 2020
As we have moved through the pandemic, we have seen many examples of how health (and health care) are impacted by public policy. In Minnesota, we have also seen that our policy makers have reached out to experts, many of them from this University, to gather the data that shapes that policy.
October 20, 2020
The University of Minnesota’s Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) in Minneapolis received an “Excellence in Health Care” award from UCare for their quality care in prepaid medical assistance and MNCare.
Motivated by His Mother’s Heartbreaking Experience With Cancer, Lakeville Man Donates $1.4M to the Cancer Research Lab of a Decades-Long Friend
October 19, 2020
$1.4 million donation made to revolutionize cancer research in the Largaespada Lab at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.
October 14, 2020
Daniel J. Weisdorf, MD, received the 2020 Charles Bolles Bolles-Rogers Award.
Research Brief: Crowdfunding campaigns seeking donations supporting the use of investigational medical products provided via expanded access or ‘right-to-try’ pathways
October 12, 2020
As health sciences researchers conduct clinical trials to develop safe and effective therapies and vaccines for COVID-19, two nontrial pre-approval access pathways — expanded access and right-to-try — are becoming more widely-known to the general public.