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Patient Discrimination during a Health Care Encounter

A new paper looks at patient experiences of discrimination in the US health system, finding that the types of discrimination a person can encounter in a health care setting varies, with 21% of non-institutionalized, English-speaking US adults experiencing discrimination while seeking medical care. Read more

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First Online MPH Cohort Graduates

This spring, the school graduated its first cohort from the online MPH program. The graduates came into the program from a variety of backgrounds. Many of them balanced full-time jobs—including as frontline health care workers—with their course load. Read more

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Public Health MOOCs Getting a Massive Response

Whether you have specific interests or career goals or just want to know more about public health systems and practices generally, massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide valuable practical knowledge from Michigan Public Health experts. Read more

Sarah Javaid, MPH '21

Alumni and Donors Provide Critical Student Support during the Pandemic

Generosity can make all the difference. In a year of unprecedented challenges, Michigan Public Health saw a significant increase in the number of smaller donations made to the school. Many of those gifts went to supporting students experiencing critical needs due to the pandemic. Read more