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New research from Rafael Meza
Despite the increase in use of e-cigarettes among adolescents, cigarette and smokeless tobacco prevalence declined more rapidly between 2012 and 2019 than in previous periods, according to a new study. Read more
New study from Geila Rajaee
The majority of Americans say they are aware of chaplains and desire their services, yet few report previous experience with them in health care, according to a University of Michigan study.
Lead author Geila Rajaee, a doctoral candidate at the U-M School of Public Health, discusses how chaplaincy is perceived in the U.S., and how that might be changing during the pandemic. Read more
Social determinants of health are key influences in shaping health outcomes. With this in mind, a group of six undergraduate students from the University of Michigan School of Public Health came together to publish a paper on how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact various social determinants of health as we look toward the future and the virus continues to spread. Read more
University of Michigan School of Public Health professor Richard Hirth was named the S.J. Axelrod Collegiate Professor of Health Management and Policy. Read more