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Pursue a degree in public health at one of the top-ranked schools of public health in the country. With a rigorous Michigan Public Health education that includes engaging learning opportunities with top faculty, access to innovative laboratory and field settings, and community-based and entrepreneurial training, you’ll prepare for a career of positive, transformative change. Our graduates join a community of 18,000 alumni and enter the world ready to address our biggest public health challenges.

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On The Podcast

Putting oncologists out of business

Leigh Pearce discusses her team's cancer research at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, emphasizing prevention and early detection of ovarian, breast, and cervical cancers. She also mentions the MI-CARES project, which is studying environmental impacts on cancer risk for Michigan residents.

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Critical Conversations

Public health takes on gun violence crisis

Preventing gun violence is a democracy project. That’s the message Brandon Wolf delivered during the “Public Health Approaches to Ending Gun Violence” seminar. It was the second event of The Exchange: Critical Conversations with Michigan Public Health, an academic seminar series launched in fall 2023.

Chenxi Sun, MPH ’20, prepares to participate in the 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, or HAZWOPER, training program in the winter of 2020.

In The News

COHSE receives $9 million grant to fund education and training

The Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering recently received a five-year $9 million grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to continue its pivotal role in training the future generation of occupational health professionals.

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New Research

Midlife blood test may predict cognitive decline, Alzheimer's in later life

Researchers from the University of Michigan have connected two blood biomarkers to changes in cognitive function in women in midlife, opening a potentially powerful path to noninvasive, earlier detection and interventions for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.


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February 29: EXPO25 & Beyond

Join Michigan Public Health to learn more about our programs and application process at this virtual event.

March 8: Community Connections Night

Admitted students and their guests are invited to join us for Community Connections Night!

Degrees Designed for Impact

At Michigan Public Health, we educate and train tomorrow’s public health leaders. Our students work at the forefront of the public health field as they study, grow, and serve communities local and global. Explore our degree offerings, careers in public health, and life in Ann Arbor, and learn more about our inclusive, passionate community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Engaged Learning

Chenxi Sun, MPH ’20, was among a group of students who completed a 40-hour HAZWOPER—Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response—training program at the Michigan State Police's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center.

Student Snapshots

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