December 2016
Dr. Hanson attended the 2016 Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health in Washington, D.C.

November 2016
Dr. Jessica Hanson and Jamie Jensen presented at the Minnesota Organization of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) annual conference. The title of their presentation was “A Preconception Approach to Preventing Fetal Alcohol Syndrome."

August 2016
Dr. Hanson was awarded a pilot grant from The Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) Region 6 Research Scholar Pilot Funds Program.

August 2016
Dr. Jessica Hanson along with Dr. Susan Puumala had a study published titled “Epidemiology of substance-exposes pregnancies at one Great Lakes hospital that serves a large number of American Indians”. The study was published in American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. The study aimed to determine the prevalence of substance-exposed pregnancies at a hospital in the Great Lakes region of the U.S.