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Minnesota: Shows Strong Presence at APHA Annual Meeting

The University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) had a strong presence at the 2019 APHA Annual Meeting & Expo in Philadelphia. 

New this year was the school’s branded electronic device charging station in the expo hall. Artwork and messaging on the table showcased SPH’s ideal of working to make health a human right in all that we do.

Darren Kaltved and Vic Massaglia from the Career Services team hosted four events during the conference:

The annual meeting also featured the research of many SPH faculty, students, and staff, including: 

Hamdi Abdi
Cervical Cancer Screening Among Immigrant and Refugee Women: Scoping-Review and Directions for Future Research

Melanie Firestone
Can Aggregated Restaurant Inspection Data Help Us Understand Why Individual Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Occur?

Emily A. Groene
Missed Opportunities for HPV Vaccination and Parent Nativity: A Minnesota Record Linkage Analysis

Rachel Hardeman
Racial Disparities and Switching Provider during Pregnancy

JP Leider
Voices from 47,000 Public Health Practitioners: Findings from the 2017 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey

Toben Nelson
Methods for Research on Local Alcohol Control Policies in the U.S

Disi Tian
Analysis of Risk Factors for Rural Intersection-related Crash Rates by Injury Severity Using the Total Annual Average Daily Traffic Volume as a Denominator

More information on these researchers and all SPH presenters can be found by searching the APHA 2019 Conference website.

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