UMASH at MRASH: A Success!

UMASH at MRASH: A Success!

NOVEMBER 2020

On November 17-20, the Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Conference (MRASH) brought together safety and health researchers and professionals, health care providers, farmers, and rural advocates all committed to building a safer and healthier agriculture. The theme this year was “Rising to New Challenges,” and the conference agenda included presentations, speaker panels, roundtable discussion, posters and virtual networking opportunities.

UMASH staff were busy with five presentations. Topics included zoonotic diseases, outreach and social media, and mental health:

  • Animal Agriculture Exposures Among Minnesota Residents with Zoonotic Enteric Infections
    2012–2016, Carrie Klumb, MPH, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Aging on the Farm:
    Roundtable with Megan Schossow
  • Striving to Conduct Effective Agricultural Safety and Health Outreach During a Pandemic: From John Deere Masks to Plexiglass
    Roundtable with CS-CASH, GPCAH, UMASH
  • Leveraging Social Media to Promote Agricultural Health and Safety
    Roundtable with Maria Bertrand, Molly VanBrocklin, and Devon Charlier
  • Partnering in Mental Health Support:
    Poster Session with Devon Charlier