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Colorized view of coronavirus.


Coronavirus: Is It Time to Panic Yet?

Joseph Eisenberg

As the coronavirus continues to spread, University of Michigan School of Public Health expert, Joseph Eisenberg, discusses the virus transmission and virulence. Read more

Football quarterback throwing a football.

IN THE NEWS: Exactly How Dangerous Is Football?

Adam Finkel featured in the New Yorker

Players, coaches, and parents must wrestle with a disturbing combination of hazard and uncertainty. Michigan Public Health's Adam Finkel shares a public health perspective on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Read more

Berhanu Gebremeskal, Amy Sarigiannis, DuBois Bowman, Rivet Amico, and Gary Harper of Michigan Public Health pose with members from the African Population Health Research Center (APHRC).

Delegation from Michigan Public Health Visit Africa to Support Global Public Health Research and Practice

A delegation of Michigan Public Health faculty and staff visited Kenya and Ethiopia in January 2020 to strengthen and build relationships with partners and to explore potential avenues for public health collaboration and research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

Operating room in a hospital

IN THE NEWS: Several U.S. Hospitals Penalized Over Too-High Rates of Infection, Injury

Andrew Ryan featured on NPR

Hundreds of hospitals across the U.S., including a number with sterling reputations for cutting-edge care, will be paid less by Medicare after the federal government pronounced that they had higher rates of infections and patient injuries than others. Read more