Duluth

A recent multi-collaboration study published in the Journal of Family Medicine suggests that U.S. medical schools overestimate the number of graduates who will enter the primary care workforce.  

Led by Mustafa al’Absi, PhD, the Stress and Resilience Laboratories launched a global study to map out the behavioral and socioeconomic dynamics of how people have adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty member, Dr. Sandy Stover, Associate Professor, Emerita Dr. Ruth Westra and RPAP student, Sylvia Blomstrand, plus many others, teamed up with a local organization in April to host a Book Drive during COVID-19.

Mary Owen, MD, assistant professor and director of the Center of American Indian and Minority Health on the Medical School’s Duluth campus, is working with her team to provide resources and care to Native American communities during COVID-19.

The Community Assessment of Military Transitions study will be examining service member and military family experiences during the post-deployment transition.

Led by Mustafa al’Absi, PhD, the Stress and Resilience Laboratories launched a global study to map out the behavioral and socioeconomic dynamics of how people have adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Motohiro Nakajima, PhD, leads a team studying psychosocial factors and cultural beliefs that block East African men who immigrated to the United States from seeking the cancer screenings they need to prevent the disease.

Drs. Alexandra Zachwieja, Kendra Nordgren, and Cathy McCarty on the Medical School’s Duluth campus are leading the way to develop a virtual course addressing the social determinants of health during COVID-19. 

Andrea Benson, MD, ’01, inspires unique partnership with Frost River Trading Co. and Cirrus Aircraft to mass produce face shields and masks needed at Duluth hospitals during COVID-19.

Mary Owen, MD, assistant professor and director of the Center of American Indian and Minority Health on the Medical School’s Duluth campus, is working with her team to provide resources and care to Native American communities during COVID-19.

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