Whitney Peoples started serving as University of Michigan School of Public Health’s inaugural director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in August 2021 after working in leadership roles at the university’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. She has more than 20 years of experience in feminist and critical race research, activism and teaching.
Mariam Mariam Jalloul, MPH ’19
Mariam Jalloul, MPH ’19, chief strategy officer for Dearborn, Michigan, witnessed some rather memorable events during her three years working in Washington, DC, and now she’s ready to leave her mark on her hometown.
Michigan Public Health alumni lead with a public health perspective
University of Michigan School of Public Health alumni Abdullah Hammoud and Ali Abazeed are leading their hometown of Dearborn, Michigan, with a public-health-in-all-policies approach. Hammoud, an epidemiologist, is the mayor, and Abazeed is the founding director of the inaugural Department of Public Health.
Michigan Public Health professors Scott Greer and Elizabeth King and colleagues in Brazil analyzed early government responses from 34 countries on five continents to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic and how those decisions impacted citizen health.
Recent graduates from the University of Michigan School of Public Health share their thoughts about distance learning, the many things they learned as students, and the personal and communal resilience that helped them navigate multiple public health crises while working toward graduate degrees.
Students, faculty, and staff across the School of Public Health are committed to providing excellent teaching and other student experiences and to ensuring Michigan Public Health is an inclusive community for all.