Leadership

Dr. Anita Randolph serves as the Director of the Community Engagement and Education Core for the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain. She produces valuable scientific research while simultaneously representing the MIDB to local communities. Her comfortability within both realms is an asset to a research group that must manage a lot of moving parts to be successful.

Catherine Kotz, PhD, professor and associate director of graduate studies for the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology has been named the new president of The Obesity Society, the leading organization devoted to understanding and reversing the epidemic of obesity and its adverse health, economic and societal effects.

Brian Sick, ’04, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine, has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the Nati

Catherine Burrows, PhD, LP, in the Department of Pediatrics, has been appointed as a NIH K12 Building Interdisciplinary Research Career in Women's Health (BIRCWH) Scholar, where she will  focus on characterizing sex differences in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptom progression and presentation.

Two faculty members at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Ann Parr, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery,

The Rescue Study seeks to determine if early administration of an endothelial protective substance, Razuprotafib, reduces the severity of COVID lung disease, shortens the need for hospitalization, reduces the need for ventilator support and modifies the inflammatory and blood clotting effects of the novel coronavirus.

The Minneapolis VA simulation center will work with the national center of excellence in clinical Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) to develop future national leaders in clinical simulation.

Join us for a virtual panel discussion about the origin and significance of being a land grant University, hosted by the Center of American Indian and Minority Health.

Celebrate the power of rural during National Rural Health Week and join us for this virtual event focusing on rural successes and tips in a year of COVID-19.

Faculty member and Anthropologist of Law, Michele Statz, PhD, and Regional Dean, Paula Termuhlen, MD, co-authored a commentary in the American Journal of Public Health, stating that the most common type of legal problem for poor rural residents is healthcare access.

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