Matthew L. Boulton, senior associate dean for Global Public Health and professor of Epidemiology, served as senior editor for the 16th edition of Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine, with contributions from several other Michigan Public Health faculty and staff
Two University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers have been selected as inaugural recipients of a new annual award from the University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative.
We might take for granted our knowledge that the earth is round or how electricity works. But these were once debated subjects, and we’re still learning new things about even the foundational aspects of science, things we might take for granted. At its best, science changes because the world changes.
Telehealth involves providing services via remote technologies. Historically, behavioral health providers were relatively slow to adopt telehealth tools because of regulatory barriers. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed that.
Early screening and intervention, including in the doctor’s office, can help address health inequities and mitigate their impact. The negative effects of childhood adversity extend to a variety of health outcomes. Screening promotes well-being by ensuring families have the resources they need to maintain a healthy environment for their child.
Public health is running for office, and it will have an uphill battle on many fronts. Those in the field of public health understand what policymakers must enact: If we cannot protect, improve, and ensure the health of everyone, then everyone’s health will be at risk.