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Promoting Critical Thinking, Building Professional Skills with Writing Assignments

"Public health writing assignments can and should be more focused on student problem solving, flexible and critical thinking, and intercultural awareness," says Ella August, clinical assistant professor of epidemiology. She has developed resources to help professors do just that. Read more. Read more.

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Research Opportunities at Michigan Public Health

The University of Michigan School of Public Health is committed to conducting cutting-edge research and improving health for populations in Michigan and throughout the world.

"Biostatistics is more than just analyzing biomedical data—and that's exciting. There is an increasing awareness in the biostatistical community that we need to be involved in...hypothesis generation, experimental design, data collection and processing, and—perhaps most importantly—communication of the results to people who might not have a background in statistics."

Jonathan Boss

MS Candidate, Biostatistics