Alumni Network | Findings Spring 2010 | University Michigan School of Public Health

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  • Peace Corps at 50

    Peace Corps at 50

    On October 14, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy capped off a day of campaigning with a brief appearance in front of the Michigan Union. It was well after midnight. The presidential election was just three weeks away, and the race was tight, but Kennedy was upbeat.

  • A Children's Hospital for the 21st Century

    A Children's Hospital for the 21st Century

    The executive director of the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital talks about the challenges of treating kids.

  • Bright Smiles

    Bright Smiles

    Long before he came to Michigan, Heikki Tala, DDS, PhD, MPH '72, worked as a school dentist in rural Finland. The job, he says, "was more like slaughter" than dentistry, because he spent so much time pulling rotting teeth from children's mouths.

  • Research for Kids' Sake

    Research for Kids' Sake

    Because there's no real winter in Africa, influenza threatens much of the continent year-round. Yet researchers don't fully understand how the disease works in Africa.

  • A Son of Ghana Returns

    A Son of Ghana Returns

    With more than a million frequent-flyer miles to his credit, Kofi Gyan arguably lives not in the United States or his native Ghana--the two countries where he spends most of his time--but somewhere in the air between them.

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