News & Highlights
Youth-friendly Pharmacy Services: Expected Community Benefits Discussion
Interested in innovative ways to reduce youth health disparities? Join the School of Public Health, Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Health, for an informal workshop and discussion with Don Downing.
Don Downing (University of Washington) will provide an interactive talk for professionals and students in the health and social sciences based on his work in providing the first pharmacist-provided emergency contraception program and the first pharmacist-initiated ongoing hormonal contraception services in the United States.
Youth-friendly Pharmacy Services: Expected Community BenefitsThursday, May 21, 2015 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, 4-130 Weaver-Densford Hall
New Nurse-led Clinic in Downtown Minneapolis
The School of Nursing has opened a new, nurse-led clinic in downtown Minneapolis, allowing highly trained clinical nurses to practice independently from physicians. The new clinic opened on April 6th, 2015 in the Downtown East neighborhood.
"Run Like a Mother" 5K
The Powell Center for Women's Health will be the beneficiary of the "Run Like a Mother" 5k run/walk on May 9th at Lake Phalen in St. Paul. Enjoy the scenic course, post-race massages and goodies from sponsors. Finishers will receive a tech tshirt, finisher's medal and flower presented to all who cross the 5K finish line.
1615 Phalen Drive,
Saint Paul, MN 55106
Event Date: Saturday, May 09, 2015
5K Race Start Time: 9:00am
Kids Race Start Time: 8:30am
Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, receives National Society of Urological Nurses and Associates annual President's Award
Congratulations to Powell Center Co-Director, Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, for receiving the National Society of Urological Nurses and Associates annual President's Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the organization.
Deanna Teoh, MD named newest Masonic Cancer Center Women's Health Scholar
Deanna Teoh, MD, was named Masonic Cancer Center Women's Health Scholar for improving cervical cancer screening guidelines. She will be supported through the Masonic Cancer Center, in partnership with the Powell Center for Women’s Health and its federally-funded Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program.
BIRCWH Scholar Katy Kozhimannil published in PLOS Medicine
Kozhimannil was published for her article titled, "Maternal Clinical Diagnoses and Hospital Variation in the Risk of Cesarean Delivery: Analyses of a National US Hospital Discharge Database".
Jean Wyman, Co-Director of the Powell Center, receives the Nurse Leader in Aging Award
The Powell Center congratulates Jean Wyman! She received the Nurse Leader in Aging Award from the American Academy of Nursing for revolutionary research and leadership on continence and healthy aging.
Alicia Allen Selected as Newest BIRCWH Scholar
Dr. Allen is an Assistant Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Her research focuses on smoking prevention and cessation treatments.
Identifying the Biological Clock that governs Female Fertility
The biological clock that governs female fertility has been identified by researchers. The discovery represents a major contribution to research aimed at finding medical approaches to treating infertility in women.
Personalized Ovarian Cancer Vaccines set for Human Trials
It may not be too long before there is a personalized vaccine to treat patients with ovarian cancer, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Connecticut say the vaccine stems from a new technique that identifies protein mutations in cancer cells, and the method is already set to enter human trials.