The posts featured on this Michigan Public Health Frontlines blog are from students, staff, and faculty while they are out in the field, practicing public health on the frontlines. Read on for stories from global health field experiences and the Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST).

Carribean landscape


Balancing COVID-19 with Caribbean Reopening

Kellon Bubb Report

Dr. Francis Martin, acting Chief Medical Officer for the Grenada Ministry of Health and Dr. Rohan Jeremiah, Associate Professor for Community Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health talk about the Caribbean reopening from COVID-19. Dr. Jeremiah was part of the PHAST Grenada trip in March. Read more

Left - Sugar Ditch Alley 1976; Right - Casino Strip in Tunica Resorts, 2010

PHAST in the Time of COVID: Reflections on the Mississippi Project

Elena Shuvaeva, Epidemiology Student

While working on the PHAST Mississippi project, Elena considers the impacts of COVID-19 on population health outcomes. Read more

Dania, her mother, and grandmother at Dania's preschool graduation, 2002

This is Home

Danie Harris, Undergraduate Public Health Student

Dania works on a project analyzing conditions affecting older adults in Coahoma County, Mississippi. Read more