General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Generating, applying, and disseminating new knowledge which contributes to the optimal health, well-being, and life course of all children and adolescents.
The mission of the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health is to promote and improve health for all children and youth in Minnesota and beyond through leadership in research, health care, education, training, interdisciplinary collaboration, and advocacy in the context of family, community, and culture. Our faculty and staff are committed to the underlying values of diversity and inclusion, focusing on the whole child, partnership, lifelong learning, and compassion.
Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center
The Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center Collaborates with state and local organizations and communities to provide training, conduct research, and disseminate findings related to best practice in healthy youth developments.
Konopka Institute for Best Practices in Adolescent Health
Inspired by the pioneering work of Dr. Gisela Konopka, the Konopka Institute's goal is to get reliable information into the hands of everyone who is in a position to help adolescents. Click the 'Read More' link below for information, programs, and policy support for the youth-serving community.
Located within the Konopka Institute, the State Adolescent Health Resource Center (SAHRC) is geared towards strengthening the knowledge and skills of state MCH professionals so they can more effectively improve the health of adolescents.