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Health Services Research and Policy students

SPOTLIGHT

Generational Impact: Fifty Years of the PhD Program in Health Services Research and Policy

The long and illustrious careers of alums from Michigan’s program in Health Services Research and Policy demonstrate the impact of professionals trained in both practice and academia—a testament to the educational value of the program for students and the broad influence the program has had on health care management and policy in the US and beyond. Read more

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Home-Cooked Meals Linked to Higher Diet Quality but Lower-Income Americans Still Fall Behind

New research from Julia Wolfson

Americans who cook meals at home frequently are more likely to have an overall better quality diet, but the association between cooking at home and diet quality differs between high- and low-income populations, according to a new study by University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Growing Up Amid the Rise of Racism

Series curated by William Lopez

How can we create a better, safer world for youth constructing a sense of who they are in the midst of increasingly visible racism? Read more

Preventive Medicine Residency group

Helping Physicians Look Upstream: Fifty Years of Training with the Preventive Medicine Residency

The School of Public Health's long-running Preventive Medicine Residency trains highly-qualified physicians for careers in clinical preventive medicine and public health. For decades, the program has been a strong partner for local and state health departments and served population health systems around the world. Read more