Center for Health Equity Workshop

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"Childhood Abuse Victimization and Weight Status in Early Adulthood: Behavioral Pathways, Methodological Challenges, and Relevance for Understanding Obesity Inequalities."

Presented by: Susan Marshall Mason, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health

Tuesday, November 26th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm ‐ lunch provided
717 Delaware, Room 105

Dr. Susan Marshall Mason is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on the impact of psychosocial stressors in the neighborhood and family environments and their impact on women's health and health disparities. She is currently supported by the University of Minnesota's Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program to examine the ways that childhood abuse victimization and early adverse events shape stress‐related eating behaviors, obesity, and pregnancy outcomes.

Global Health Case Competition

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The Global Health Case Competition will be held on February 1, 2014. Individual and Team applications will be accepted online from November 12 - 24, 2013. Students from multiple Schools and disciplines will collaboratively analyze a real-world global health challenge with the goal of providing helpful strategic recommendations to move the case subject forward efficiently and effectively. The winning team from the University of Minnesota competition will be eligible to compete in the 2014 International Emory Global Health Case Competition.

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Health Careers Center announces Health Careers Week!

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September 30 - October 9

Great opportunities to learn more about every health career--including public health!

Learn more.

Join the Undergraduate Public Health Student Association

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Consider joining this fall to learn more about public health as a career, and how to be a successful applicant! Meet friends and have fun.

To join, send an email to