Duluth medical students examine rural health care issues

Our Duluth medical students dug into their recent on-site experiences with rural health and medicine to present research posters at the 2016 Minnesota Rural Health Conference.

Medical Discovery Teams

The University of Minnesota Medical School is searching for outstanding researchers who are considered national leaders in their field to join our specialized Medical Discovery Teams. This initiative was funded by the State of Minnesota to help us tackle some of the most difficult health issues facing Minnesota.

Medical Discovery Teams

One school. Two campuses. Twin Cities Duluth

Driven to discover and committed to advancing health. We are one of the country’s top medical schools with campuses in the Twin Cities and Duluth.

Leader selected for Medical Discovery Team on health equity

J. Neil Henderson, PhD, will lead the Medical Discovery Team on health equity, rural health access, and American Indian health issues, starting on August 31, 2016.

Wendy Gordon named 2016 Pew Scholar

Medical School researcher Wendy Gordon, PhD, has been named a 2016 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trust. She joined the Department of Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics in 2014. Her work focuses on a cell's response to mechanical forces.

Advocating for evidence-based health policy

Susie Nanney, PhD, is the first representative from the University of Minnesota Medical School to participate in the elite Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship. Nanney is a researcher in our Program in Health Disparities Research and her faculty appointment is in the Department Family Medicine & Community Health.

Leading by example

Dean Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA, was interviewed by Minnesota Medicine about his plan for excellence in the Medical School and how he leads by example as an active researcher, teacher, and clinician.

Featured event

Thursday, June 30

Vice Dean for Medical Education Mark Rosenberg, MD, will present "Designing Medical Education to Improve Care" at an upcoming open meeting of the Alexandria Golden "K" Kiwanis Club. This talk will take place in Alexandria, MN, on Thursday, June 30, 2016, from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., with a Q&A to follow.