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. Published today in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, this research is believed to be the first to use actual, state-level data to examine this association.
The endowed chair supports nursing programs and nursing services that focus on the needs of the community at large.
COVID-19 has greatly impacted the health of Minnesotans and exacerbated the disparities present in BIPOC and immigrant communities.
Participating in clinical trials is a key way for communities to connect with research here at the University.