Depression: The public health dimensions of an ancient scourge

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    From the Dean: Getting Respect for Public Health

    Recently a prominent University of Michigan graduate told me that when he was an undergraduate in the late 1960s, he walked by the School of Public Health hundreds of times to and from his dormitory room in Markley.

  • Depression: The Public Health Dimensions

    Depression: The Public Health Dimensions

    The words above belong to author William Styron, and they describe his first episode of major depression. The experience belongs to millions.

  • Dean Ken Warner: Real World Player

    Dean Ken Warner: Real World Player

    Ken Warner, who took the reins of the University of Michigan School of Public Health on July 1, is not your typical ivory-tower academic.

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    Polar Sunrise: Mercury in the Arctic

    Nothing quite prepares you for it: the bleak expanse of snow and ice, temperatures so low they can freeze a sandwich mid-bite, frost flowers the size of small shrubs. Few people live in the Arctic Circle, and not many visit.

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