Our goal is for the people of Minnesota
Center for Health Promotion
We promote, encourage and support healthy and safe communities. We work to build capacity for individual, community and system change to improve health and prevent injury and chronic disease.
Health Behavior Research
Developing, implementing and evaluating programs to support the development and maintenance of healthy eating and physical activity patterns among children and youth.
Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention
Providing technical assistance, epidemiological expertise and coordinated partnerships to reduce heart attacks, strokes, and deaths, in addition to the disabilities suffered by heart disease and stroke survivors. Fact Sheet.
Injury & Violence Prevention
Supporting comprehensive programs that help reduce the risk of injury and violence with a staff that includes epidemiologists, research scientists, programmers, and prevention specialists. Fact Sheet.
Oral Health Program
Working to reduce the prevalence and impact of oral disease, enhance oral health care access and addresses oral health disparities in Minnesota through assessment, policy development and assurance.
Sexual Violence Prevention
Informing individuals, communitys, providers, coalitions, organizations, policy and legislation about this major public health issue that results in long-term social and economic costs. Fact Sheet.
For more information contact Rachel A. Peterson 651-201-5401