In one of her first acts as provost of the University of Michigan, Teresa Sullivan endorsed the creation of a campus-wide Center for Global Health, to be developed by the School of Public Health.
Professors Mike Boehnke and Catherine McLaughlin were recently elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Here, they tell a tale behind the honor...
The question is not whether globalization is changing the world, but how we keep pace with it.
Before he left Harvard for Michigan, Howard Hu checked the stats. The average winter temperature in Ann Arbor, he found, is only 1.5 degrees colder than in Boston, and Ann Arbor gets less snow.
When Ron Davis, M.D., M.A., becomes president of the American Medical Association in June 2007, he'll be the first doctor with board certification in preventive medicine to hold that post--and he'll be one of a very few AMA presidents to bring a public health background to the job.