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Pilot Returns to Flight After Losing Colon


Air Force Reserve pilot, grounded after diagnosis, returns to the sky: “Everyone can be resilient.’  - Dr. Wolfgang Gaertner – WCCO

Minnesota pilot is first to return to Air Force flight duty after losing colon.  - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Dr. Nick Ingraham shares risk factors for severe COVID-19

Dr. Nick Ingraham

Minnesota makes progress in closing gap on COVID-19 vaccine disparities

Dr. Nick Ingraham shares retrospective study with  Star Tribune  The Medical News, and Medical Xpress and Fox 9 on how, regardless of socioeconomic status, non-English speaking and race or ethnicity remain the highest risk factors for severe COVID-19

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How Dr. Chris Tignanelli is improving health care for all

Dr. Chris Tignanelli

2021 Health Care Heroes: Dr. Chris Tignanelli uses big data to improve health care for all Tignanelli also launched two clinical trials to determine if a commonly used high blood pressure medication could prevent hospitalization or lung injury. Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 

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How to Build a Learning Health System


Drs. Genevieve Melton-Meaux and Chris Tignanelli share how they have found success in building learning health system capabilities over the past year in the midst of the pandemic.

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3 New COVID-19 Phenotypes Found

3 COVID-19 Phenotypes

Study IDs COVID-19 phenotypes, could help guide care
Drs. Elizabeth Lusczek and Nick Ingraham – Medscape, 4/5/2021

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Remembering the the polio vaccine

polio vaccine

Remembering another mass vaccination effort in Minn. for polio

[Audio] Jennifer Gunn, PhD was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio with Cathy Wurzer

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