Dr. Rebecca Shlafer Gives Back to Her Community
Dr. Rebecca Shlafer (Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics) featured on the National Institutes of Health Director's Blog for her volunteer work on behalf of neglected and abused children. Read more.
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Funky flavored jelly beans, tuning forks and observing a real human brain are just a few of the activities you can experience during the “Brain Awareness Campaign” visits that take place each year.
MINNEAPOLIS - May 16, 2018 - Existing state and local programs focused on good nutrition and physical activities for children have led to measurable improvement in practices by the state’s child care programs between 2010 and 2016, says a new University of Minnesota Medical School.