Dr. Pennell Aims to Provide Health Education Everyone can Understand
Three University of Minnesota Medical School fourth-year students are advocating for change surrounding the negative perceptions of mental health among healthcare providers and trainees. Their goal is to transform the ideations of mental health in the medical field, starting with the language used in credentialing and board licensing processes.
The researchers found beta-blocker use to be a risk factor for hospitalizations for heart failure among these patients with “stiff heart” heart failure.
Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, recently received notice of her appointment to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Council. Her research on the intersections of criminal justice and health and their impact on child wellbeing make her the perfect candidate for a state-led team focused on “placing children at the center of government.”