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In today’s medical technology world, there are no effective therapies for spinal cord injuries (SCIs).

It’s no secret that when the summer sun begins to set, it doesn’t take long for back-to-school stress to set in.

The Office of Medical Education is pleased to announce that Anne Pereira, MD, MPH, FACP, is being promoted to the position of Assistant Dean for Curriculum. Previously the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Dr. Pereira will now provide oversight, vision, and strategy across the curriculum in Undergraduate Medical Education program and brings outstanding skills in strategic thinking and leadership in addition to wonderful content expertise to the position. Save

I am proud to announce that Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, has accepted the role of executive vice dean (EVD) for the Medical School. This will be an important position on my leadership team, with a strong focus on implementing the Medical School’s strategic plan and driving our goal of excellence in all areas of our mission.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and throughout the month Health Talk will focus on several key life stages and immunizations to keep you informed and help you cut through the clutter of misinformation available online about this critical public health issue.

recent study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) revealed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could be a hidden health crisis costing America billions.

Receiving proper vaccinations before traveling to certain regions of the world is highly recommended, and oftentimes required. However, it’s not always clear when and where vaccinations are necessary.

New research published in the journal Appetite emphasizes the importance of how different forms of food-related parental control can impact a child’s dietary intake and weight-related outcomes.

Cracked teeth can cause several problems. Cracked teeth can sometimes be treated with a crown, but depending on the severity of the crack, extraction and replacement with a bridge or implant may be the only options.

Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are collaborating on a study that explores a new approach for connecting food insecure families with food and nutrition resources, thanks to funding from CTSI, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, and the University’s Department of Pediatrics.

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