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"Community-Driven" Policy in Practice
Epidemiology student and PHAST member Jasdeep Kler explores the meaning of "community" in the context of public health work and discusses developing a trauma-informed mindfulness curriculum in partnership with youth and community partner, Youth Arts Alliance. Read More.
Michigan Public Health Receives Funding for NIH Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Training Program
The University of Michigan School of Public Health has received a grant to fund the NIH Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Training (MHRT) Program for five years. Read More.
Translating Public Health Research
In classrooms, labs, and communities, public health reveals deeper understandings about human health. But to empower populations and impact lives for the better, that knowledge has to be shared. Sharing knowledge is, after all, central to the mission of public health.
“I’m interested in understanding how youth and young adults move between their digital and physical lives to cultivate their health behaviors. I’m learning what people require in order to feel close to solutions that provide health, healing, and positive well-being. What’s considered valuable information will shape the future of health equity.”
MPH ‘18, Clinical Research Coordinator, University of Michigan Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities