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On the Heights

  • SPH Digest

    SPH Digest

    The U-M SPH Graduate Summer Session in Epidemiology (GSS) marks its 50th anniversary this year with a series of special events.

  • Nutritional Sciences

    Nutritional Sciences

    In January, U-M SPH established a new Department of Nutritional Sciences, based on the long-standing Human Nutrition Program in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

  • To Vaccinate or Not

    To Vaccinate or Not

    With confirmed cases of measles in Michigan’s Oakland County earlier this year, and passage in 2014 of the state’s vaccine waiver law, vaccines will be an important local issue for the foreseeable future. U-M SPH Associate Professor Brian Zikmund-Fisher, whose research focuses on risk communication, has been studying parental perceptions of vaccines for years.

  • U-M and Detroit

    U-M and Detroit

    Before moving to Ann Arbor in 1841, the University of Michigan established its first home in Detroit in 1817. Nearly 200 years later, the bond between U-M and the state’s largest city remains strong.

  • Environmental Tour

    Environmental Tour

    People know Detroit as a car town, but there’s lots more to Michigan’s largest city, says SPH Professor Stuart Batterman, who helps lead an annual tour of Detroit for U-M students and faculty and other interested Ann Arborites. Includes Video Web Extra.