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The University of Michigan School of Public Health has announced a $1 million investment to establish a new Public Health IDEAS initiative that will advance research and engagement in key areas and achieve meaningful, lasting impact. IDEAS represents Interdisciplinary Discovery, Engagement + Actions for Society.
New research from Michigan Public Health and Rogel Cancer Center
MI-CARES to recruit and follow at least 100,000 Michigan residents with focus on environmental hotspots across the state
To better prepare for future pandemics, the Biosciences Initiative is awarding $13.8 million over five years to the new Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats, maximizing the University of Michigan's breadth of scientific expertise and collaboration across campus. Michigan Public Health professor of Epidemiology, Aubree Gordon, will lead the center.
New research from Jess Millar
Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic's first wave, according to a new University of Michigan study. On the other hand, counties with high prevalence of asthma and a greater concentration of people over 65 were linked to higher fatality rates, the analysis showed.