Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Clinical Sciences Building has won a “Best of B3 Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) – Classroom/Lab” award from the State of Minnesota Buildings, Benchmarks & Beyond (B3) energy and sustainability program in which all state-funded buildings participate.
Dental hygiene majors Lissette Garza and Kaitlyn Knutson first met as Honors students at Minnesota State University, Mankato and quickly realized they had “weirdly similar paths”.
The grant will provide training for graduate students and two speech-language pathologists who will learn the latest approaches for helping people with Parkinson’s to improve their speech and voice.
Dr. Mary Kramer has received a national award for her leadership in promoting the health of her community, her students and her colleagues.
Yusef Salaam, the keynote speaker for the 2021 Health and Biomedical Sciences Summit, talks about health equity, the connection of race to the social determinants of health and his conversations with young people about social justice.
In anticipation of this year’s Health and Biomedical Science Summit, the College of Allied Health and Nursing and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted a viewing and discussion of the documentary "The Central Park Five".
With a family history and an influential professor behind her, Social Work alum Stephanie Schramm Little is now one of two advocates for organ transplant patients in North Dakota.
Kathryn Kueppers, an FCS major and Miss Minnesota 2020, speaks openly about systemic change.
The Department of Dental Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato will welcome its first cohort of the new Master of Science in Advanced Dental Therapy (ADT MS) program in Fall of 2021.
Uncovered: Minnesota’s Dental Crisis, a new TPT documentary, features three successful efforts —including our very own medical-dental integration pilot with Mayo Clinic Health System— to help overcome barriers and eliminate health disparities.
While the virus's physical impact on kids may not be as bad as we once feared, the negative psychological impact is a public health crisis that we will battle long after we finish vaccinating for the virus.
Minnesota State Mankato partnered with Mayo Clinic Health System on a new surgical simulation room that will train health care workers and give students new opportunities.
The public dental clinic at Minnesota State Mankato has welcomed an educational “permanent tooth” display to the clinic lobby.
The move to Allied Health and Nursing means an increase in real-world experiences for social work students and a boost in collaboration opportunities for all.
Knowing frontline workers can’t take care of others if they aren’t taking care of themselves, Jenna Londgren, a professor of alcohol and drug studies, is sharing self-care strategies and resources with current and future health care leaders.
Here’s a look back at the most popular posts shared on the College of Allied Health and Nursing’s Facebook page from 2020.
Athletic training, health, and physical education faculty recognized
Ordinarily in Minnesota, internships at hospitals and clinics take place during the summer. But in a year far from ordinary, hospitals across the country are struggling to keep up as more patients come in.
Congrats to these Master of Social Work students who had letters to editor printed!
Thanks to donors, nursing students received PPE, allowing them to continue working in clinical settings and giving them the real-world experience needed to pursue their nursing career.
Free dental care on Nov. 10 and 12
Thanks to our generous donors, 88 students in the College of Allied Health and Nursing received over $167,400 to support their big ideas.
Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Program provided free dental care to area children during the annual Kid's Day event.
Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Dietetics and Nursing students featured in TODAY Magazine
Dr. Adwan thought he was meeting with a colleague and was anticipating a socially distanced conversation about curriculum changes. Instead, the meeting was an awards presentation on his porch.
Since mid-March, when COVID-19 upended health-care protocols, registered nurse and Minnesota State Mankato student Cy Schweiss has shifted to incorporating outside-the-box care for her patients and their family members.
Health experts say there’s no time like the present to quit vaping or using other tobacco products.
“One of the themes for later in the summer was going to be around the Olympics,” Carlson said. “I even had a Minnesota State University, Mankato alumni rugby player lined up to work with the kids. But none of that is happening now.”
With degrees focused on promoting health, preventing disease and improving the quality of life through education, Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Health Science graduates are finding their roles changing because of COVID-19.
As a first-year graduate student, COVID-19 has had a great impact on my education and life.
The pilot, taking place at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, gives families the option of receiving an oral health screening and treatment from Minnesota State Mankato’s dental hygiene students as part of the visit.
The Dr. Viola Holbrook Exercise Physiology Center allows for innovative research to be conducted by graduate students and faculty, as well as serving as a teaching laboratory for undergraduate students learning core exercise testing and prescription concepts and skills.
“I’ve always wanted to be a nurse,” White said. “When I was little, I was in and out of clinics and always had a lot of influential nurses in my life. I knew I wanted to give back.”
"I want to assist Family Consumer Science (FCS) students through my financial contributions for scholarships. I especially want to help future FCS educators so that they will have the expertise to teach the diversity of students they will find in and out of the classroom."
These labs give students access to educational and real-world experiences that better prepare them for a wide range of careers.
That night, through a flurry of emails, two staff and one mom tried to piece together where the regalia was and if it had even been shipped.
"When I first walked into the Experiential Education Graduate program, I was not sure of what I wanted to do, nor where I wanted to go. However, through time and effort I was able to craft classes that resonated the most with me, diving deep into the realms of my curiosities."
When Ciana Ni Churraoin was completing her undergraduate degree in her native Ireland, she had no plans to travel to the United States to continue her studies. But then Minnesota State University, Mankato professor Michael Wells reached out to her with some important information.
The Health Care Career Exploration Program provided high school students real-world experiences through clinic rotations, shadowing, observations and networking in a variety of settings.
Social Work students get questions about about social welfare policy from State Senator.
Funds from Delta Dental to support clinic and purchase state-of-the art dental hygiene equipment.