On the Heights | Findings Spring 2016 | University Michigan School of Public Health

On the Heights

  • SPH and World Medical Relief

    SPH and World Medical Relief

    One day in 1953, Detroit resident Irene Auberlin watched a television show about orphaned children in war-torn Korea.

  • The Next Great Plague?

    The Next Great Plague?

    As the global health and development correspondent for NPR, Jason Beaubien has covered a range of health issues, from circumcision drives in Kenya to drug-resistant malaria in Myanmar and abortion in El Salvador.

  • Front Lines, Front Pages

    Front Lines, Front Pages

    When word broke last fall that the water supply in Flint, Michigan, had been contaminated with lead as a result of a switch in the city's water supply in 2014, the state's seventh-largest city became a global news story.

  • Public Health at Its Best

    Public Health at Its Best

    Many simple solutions for human poverty already exist, but the challenge is figuring out how to deliver them, said the newest recipient of the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.

  • SPH Digest

    SPH Digest

    CARt, the brainchild of an interdisciplinary student team from U-M, took first place in the 2015 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Student Competition, a statewide contest highlighting Michigan as "the destination for innovation."