On the Heights | Findings Fall 2011 | University of Michigan School of Public Health

On the Heights

  • Health in Performance

    Health in Performance

    For these School of Public Health faculty members and students, the University of Michigan's Life Sciences Orchestra "is a great break from our professional lives," says Edward Norton.

  • Play Smart

    Play Smart

    Things have changed a lot since Lloyd Carr first took to the gridiron as a player back in the 1960s. For one thing, helmet design has improved.

  • New and Green at SPH

    New and Green at SPH

    Joint Health Informatics Program: Offered jointly by SPH and the UM School of Information, a new graduate-certificate and two-year master's program in health informatics

  • Policy Point/Counterpoint

    Policy Point/Counterpoint

    According to a recent National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) survey, governmental public health lost 19 percent of its workforce between 2008 and 2010.

  • Steps to Meditate & Relax

    Steps to Meditate & Relax

    In the beginning, it was a way to relieve stress. Now it's a way of life. Vic Divecha took up meditation ten years ago as an engineering student at the University of Pune in India and today conducts free workshops throughout southeastern Michigan.

  • HBHE670: The Stress Process

    HBHE670: The Stress Process

    A timely assortment of nearly 60 articles, with topics ranging from "stressful life events and depressive symptoms" to "stress, age, and immune function" and "gender, household labor, and psychological distress."

  • Tribute: Keeler and Sowers

    Tribute: Keeler and Sowers

    Gerald J. Keeler, professor of environmental health sciences and of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences at the University of Michigan, died April 12, 2011, after a three-year battle with cancer.

  • SPH Digest

    SPH Digest

    In his graduation address to the SPH class of 2011, Reed Tuckson, executive vice-president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group, outlined three major challenges the graduates must confront.