Faculty

Researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School investigated the sex differences among patients with cardiac sarcoidosis, a multisystem, granulomatous disorder. Their results argue for the inclusion of sex-specific analyses in sarcoidosis research. 

Benjamin Clarke, PhD, professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, shares the latest regarding Borrelia burgdorferi and its resulting infection: Lyme disease.

Through a partnership with the new M Simulation Center, Dr. Claudio Violato and his team are using artificial intelligence to score student performance on both written and in-person components of clinical skills assessment — improving accuracy, reducing bias and providing real-time feedback.

Distinguished University Teaching Professor, Jim Boulger, PhD, stops by the Duluth Campus for a guest lecture on our campus’s mission-based history and efforts to improve healthcare in rural and Native American communities.

Sheila Specker, MD, in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a 1983 Medical School graduate, has dedicated her career to supporting individuals with addictive disorders and educating the next generation of addiction medicine physicians and psychiatrists as director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship.

The new Center for Learning Health System Sciences, a partnership between the University of Minnesota Medical School and the School of Public Health, aims to address critical issues in healthcare by rapidly implementing evidence-based care improvements and innovations into patient care.

Research led by Selçuk Adabag, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine, links COVID-19 activity with an increase in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks.

Through a partnership with neuroscience-focused engagement programs across the University, Neuroscience Opportunities for Discovery and Equity (NODE) is working toward becoming a centralized infrastructure for community-based participatory research, training and resources.

This year, the 2021 Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” list featured 236 University of Minnesota Medical School faculty members from 18 departments – a 25% increase from last year.

A new study led by the University of Minnesota Medical School and the University of Washington School of Public Health looks to solve cervical cancer disparities among Somali women. The National Cancer Institute awarded the team with $2.9 million to increase the number of cervical cancer screenings for that population by developing a self-sampling method.

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