COVID-19: Stories, Insights, Expertise
Whether you're a community member, one of our alumni, or a University of Minnesota student, here you’ll find stories, insights, and expertise to support you during the COVID-19 crisis.
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In the News
U of M experts offer insights, expertise, and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are just some of the faculty and staff involved in these efforts.
Professor, School of Public Health, Twin CitiesExpertise:
Public health preparedness; farmer and farm worker safety; farmer mental health; zoonotic diseases.
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, College of Education and Human Development, Twin CitiesExpertise:
Coping with financial stress; financial behavior and economic well-being.
Dean and Vice President for Clinical Affairs, Medical School, Twin CitiesExpertise:
Stem cell transplantation to treat children with lethal diseases; repairing and using a patient's own cells to treat diseases; gene therapy; genome editing.
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry, Twin CitiesExpertise:
Safety of dental providers during COVID-19 pandemic; oral and maxillofacial surgery; severe odontogenic infections.
Professor of Economics and Management, Division of Social Science, MorrisExpertise:
How COVID-19 impacts the trucking industry and supply chain; labor economics and employment; economics of U.S. trucking industry; crash risk; turnover, productivity, and medical costs.
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Twin CitiesExpertise:
Health equity; diversity; maternal and child health; population health; medical education.
Supporting You and Your Community
The U of M offers resources to support the well-being of individuals, families, and communities during this challenging time.
COVID-19 identification, virology, and transmission; keeping workers, families, and rural communities safe; what ag producers need to know; resources in English and Spanish.
Health and well-being resources for health professionals, business leaders, students, and members of all communities.
Dealing with stress; supporting food security; managing income loss; helping farmers; leading communities online.
Kid-friendly activities, virtual WAM exhibit tours, livestream studio visits.