Health policy

Zach Taylor

Finding his nursing niche

Doctor of Nursing Practice student Zach Taylor is finding his passion for health equity and planetary health. 

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Spotting CMV

Thanks in part to a U of M professor, a common cause of hearing loss in infants is now part of routine newborn screening in Minnesota.

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Research Brief

Gender wage gaps persist among health care workers

Though women perform 77% of health care jobs nationally, gender wage gaps persist, potentially contributing to lower lifetime earnings for millions of women and deterring professional advancement. 

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Research Brief

School-based mental health services can improve the well-being of children and adolescents

The mental health of young people across the U.S. is suffering: rates of anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges remain high, and suicide is the second-leading cause of death. To address these challenges, school-based mental health (SBMH) services are being offered by some school districts as a way to identify and treat children and adolescents who may not have access to other mental health services. 

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