Power to Quit II

The goal of this research study is to enhance smoking cessation rates for homeless smokers by testing the effects of an Intensive Smoking Intervention, and integrating alcohol abuse treatment with smoking cessation.

Project BreakFAST

The goals of this intervention study are to implement best practice strategies to expand and promote the SBP and test the impact upon student participation rates, overall student caloric intake and diet quality, as well as body mass index and percent body fat.

Project FEED

This study implements an electronic medical record-based screen for food insecurity in pediatric emergency department patients.

Project TRUST

This project approaches school connectedness and achievement as key social determinants of health and addresses important protective factors contributing to positive youth development and decreased tobacco and other substance use.

SuperShelf Evaluation

This study will evaluate the impact of a multi-component intervention (“SuperShelf”) on Minnesota food shelves and client outcomes.


This study evaluates how the increase in local minimum wage affects the health and wellness of Minneapolis minimum-wage workers over 5 years.