Patricia McGovern
Office Address:
1112 Mayo
Mailing Address:

420 Delaware St SE
MMC 807 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Patricia McGovern, PhD, MPH

Professor Emerita, Division of Environmental Health Sciences


PhD, Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, 1993
MPH, Public Health Nursing, University of Minnesota, 1984
BS, Nursing, University of Minnesota, 1976


My research applies the methods of health services research to occupational and environmental health policies that influence health protection and promotion with a focus on women and children. 


Physical, mental and social health outcomes, women, infants and children, occupational and environmental health policy, community-based research, mixed methods research.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
  • Bond Professor of Occupational and Environmental Policy

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