“Healing is the most important ingredient in Native American cooking,” says chef Jason Champagne, a member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and current MPH candidate in public health nutrition. “Indigenous foods are a path to health and a way for us to recover our communities.” At age seven, Champagne taught himself to [...]
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Send public health students into the field, then watch as they put their classroom knowledge to work in countries and cultures far from home, often with no electricity or running water, needed supplies, or the right vocabulary. This past summer, SPH students were scattered around the world for their global field experience. Their emails and [...]
As parents, we try to prepare decent meals, limit how much junk food our kids eat, and ensure they have a reasonably balanced diet,” said First Lady Michelle Obama in January. “And when we’re putting in all that effort, the last thing we want is for our hard work to be undone each day in [...]
A strawberry—sun-ripened and field picked— flavored Molly Turnquist’s future. “Sweet, tart, and floral, I remember thinking,” she says. “I wanted everyone to taste how good a fresh strawberry can be.” That experience is the reason Turnquist earned a degree in dietetics and nutrition from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., then entered the Public Health Nutrition program [...]
Watch My Life: Linda Kahn Watch on our YouTube channel Linda Kahn returned to graduate school in public health because eventually she wants to work for an organization that helps improve the health of people living in disadvantaged communities. Her experiences at the University of Minnesota, inside and outside the classroom, are preparing her to [...]
More than 225 University of Minnesota students earned public health degrees in 2012, and the U of M’s School of Public Health honored the graduates during its annual commencement ceremony, held this year at Mariucci Arena. The commencement address was delivered by Reed V. Tuckson, MD, executive vice president and chief of medical affairs for [...]
Learn about 2012 Research Day at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health through the lens of our dean, John Finnegan.
MPH student Emily Torgrimson is the creative force behind these sympatico gatherings and the growing community that comes together every month to “eat, drink, do good, and be merry.” She is the founder of Eat for Equity.
This time of year, potential graduate and professional students are finalizing their plans to pursue a public health career and deciding whether our school is right for them.
While serving as a community health volunteer in rural Ecuador as part of her Peace Corps experience, Samantha Mills made a decision: She would pursue a degree and a career in public health at the University of Minnesota.