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.
Susan Ringler-Cerniglia, MPH ’04
From regional outbreaks to global pandemics, local public health experts respond regularly to public health crises. Susan Ringler-Cerniglia, MPH ’04, says the current pandemic has clarified the need for ongoing investment in public health.
Dean F. DuBois Bowman
Current trends toward a future where disease outbreaks happen more often due to globalization, human migration, and climate damage can be slowed and even reversed when we ensure every public health intervention accounts for the interconnected health of humans, animals, and the environment.
The One Health model encourages scientists from multiple disciplines to take a systemic view of the world’s pressing public health problems and adopt collaborative, integrated approaches to solving them. By pooling knowledge and resources, we can develop new measures to ensure better health for people, animals, and ecologies.
Lexi Frank, MPH ’21
What can dead animals tell us about human health and disease? It turns out, quite a bit. From virus and other pathogen cycles to the quality of the environments we call home, animal health and animal science can tell us a lot about ourselves as humans and how we might improve public health.