Global Public Health

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Good Science Changes: That's a Good Thing

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. Read more

Dean F. DuBois Bowman, University of Michigan School of Public Health

From the Dean: Let's Talk Science

Dean F. DuBois Bowman

We’ve been watching science change daily during the pandemic. For many, shifts in scientific understandings are a normal part of the process. For others, science’s fluidity provides an access point for criticism. How do we communicate that change is part of the scientific process and lead wherever change is needed? Read more

Hand holding a vial of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Michigan Medicine

New Vaccines for a Novel Virus: Insights from Coronavirus and Vaccine Experts

Conversations with Arnold S. Monto and Emily Toth Martin

From duration of immunity to safety pauses, vaccine experts Arnold Monto and Emily Toth Martin discuss the details of the pandemic and our efforts to bring about its end using vaccines and other measures. How do we know the vaccines are safe and effective? How concerning are the variants? And what about kids? Read more

Utibe Effiong, MPH ’14, internal medicine physician at the MidMichigan Health Center in Mount Pleasant

Class Notes, In Memoriam, Storyline, and More

From class notes to mentoring opportunities to keeping in touch with old friends and current students, here are the latest updates and stories from the school and from our 17,000+ alumni around the world. Read more