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To increase equity and access to public health education, the University of Michigan School of Public Health is permanently eliminating GRE standardized test scores from the application requirements for all Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) programs. Read more
Marc Zimmerman, the Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor of Public Health and professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, will serve as co-director of the newly established Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. The University of Michigan presidential initiative was first developed in 2019 and will work to address the epidemic of firearm violence in the US. Read more
Riana Anderson featured in PBS News
With vaccines widely available and case numbers dropping, cities around the U.S. are dropping restrictions and focusing on “getting back to normal” for the summer. But for many — after more than a year in isolation — “normal” feels scary. Experts say we need to talk more about what transitioning to a more open society will be like — and what our new normal will be like. Read more
Abram Wagner featured in The Hill
The next phase of coronavirus vaccine campaigns will require reaching Americans who have little access to the shots and those whose jobs make it difficult to take time off to get vaccinated, according to public health experts. Read more