Louise Stenberg, who designs health education programs for the University of Minnesota‘s School of Public Health, tells MPR’s Lorna Benson why the new online game she helped create — Epidemic! — may lure students into public-health careers: “[An epidemic is] usually the time when public health does make the news and it’s usually the time Read more

University of Minnesota regents on Friday will discuss a 5-year, multimillion-dollar plan that lets the U  and Fairview Health Services jointly manage the services they perform together. The agreement, a year and a half in the making, would affect the University of Minnesota Physicians clinics, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Amplatz Children’s Hospital and planned Read more

A new report card has recently appeared that measures how well universities’ labs and health programs benefit the world’s poor. It measures, among other things, how much they research global diseases neglected by market-driven medicine, and how much access poor countries get to their results. Few universities have done well; the University of British Columbia Read more