Global Public Health pursues equitable, community-based practice and policy in all corners of the world. We focus on forming transparent and co-equal partnerships to build capacity within global communities and to develop interdisciplinary solutions to complex challenges.

At Michigan Public Health, you can broaden your program of study to include global issues and learn how to promote healthy equity, human rights, and social and environmental justice in a global context. Join our faculty, who are doing work in over 70 countries, in building critical public health infrastructure and in implementing high-impact solutions to our world's most pressing health issues.


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Rick Neitzel, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Global Public Health, recently conducted a collaborative and comprehensive e-waste community assessment in Thailand. He is working to understand the range of adverse health effects associated with exposure to noise, heavy metals and other ototoxins, psychosocial stressors, and injury risk factors.


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Learn more about the individuals who make up our community, and hear their views on current public health issues.