Faculty

Assistant Professor, Sarah Beehler, PhD, is one of nine members appointed to the new cohort of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) - Health Equity Council.

The Association of American Medical Colleges recognized two University of Minnesota Medical School leaders and a medical student for their efforts as part of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

A new study by University of Minnesota Medical School researchers is revealing that some people who received an mRNA vaccination for COVID-19 have greater immune responses compared to others.

U of M Medical School-led study finds that having a protocol to use blood thinners for COVID-19 patients reduces patient COVID-19 mortality by almost half. 

Professor, James Allen, PhD, and his research team have developed a new framework for suicide prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by placing Indigenous culture, knowledge, beliefs and community collaboration at the center of the approach.

Cathy McCarty, PhD, MPH, MSB, HEC-C, professor and associate dean for research has been selected as the 2021-2022 Building Research Capacity (BRC) Program Fellow – a joint effort of the North American Primary Care Research Group and the Association of Departments of Family Medicine.

Professor, Mustafa al’Absi, PhD, served as the opening keynote speaker in Vienna, Austria for the World Conference on Stress and Related Diseases.

Researchers discuss successful strategies not just in diversifying who impacts from scientific research but also who leads that research from behind-the-scenes.

New data collected by University of Minnesota Medical School researchers demonstrate a clear connection between nicotine withdrawal and poor eating habits. Their findings point to the opioid system, the brain functions responsible for addiction and appetite regulation, as a possible cause for smoker preference of energy-dense, high-calorie food during nicotine withdrawal.

Associate Professor, Raymond Christensen, MD, hosted a televised discussion with local infectious disease expert, Dr. Andrew Thompson, '06, for the multimedia collaboration, "COVID-19 Vaccines: Finding Answers."

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