Faculty

Two University of Minnesota Medical School faculty members, Dziwe Ntaba, MD, in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Michael Westerhaus, MD, in the Department of Medicine, have been selected as 2021 Bush Fellows.

168 University of Minnesota Medical School faculty were honored in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s 2021 “Top Doctors.” These faculty were chosen by peers through a process that involved extensive research and peer review.

Congratulations to faculty member, Dr. Raymond Christensen and MS2 student Tegan Carr on their recent honors from the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 2021 Academy Awards.

Please join us on Tuesday, June 29 for a discussion on the global perspectives on addiction medicine, focusing on The Swiss Drug Policy. Hosted by Professor, Dr. Mustafa al’Absi and Dr. Daniele Zullino of the University of Geneva, Switzerland. 

New findings from the University of Minnesota Medical School are helping uncover why some people are more likely to be overweight and develop Type 2 diabetes — and it starts in the womb.

For 40 years, the Department of Family Medicine and Biobehavioral Health has partnered with WDSE • WRPT to produce a live, medical call-in show, providing rural viewers’ with expert advice from local faculty physicians.

Dr. Michele Statz and MS4 student, Jordan Wolf, who started on the Duluth Campus, co-authored a paper examining how a shared sociospatial or “rural” identity may uniquely facilitate mental healthcare delivery of women who have experienced intimate partner violence.

We are delighted to announce that starting June 1, the Medical Discovery Team on Rural and American Indian Health Equity (Memory Keepers) in Duluth will be led by Kristen Jacklin, PhD, MA.

New research from the University of Minnesota Medical School and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic reveals a possible new approach to preventing death and severe disease in elderly people infected with SARS-CoV-2.

Physician-scientists from the University of Minnesota Medical School have enrolled Minnesota’s first patient in a nationwide clinical trial studying the best treatment option for severe forms of relapsing multiple sclerosis.

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