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Team of researchers seeks to mitigate flu and other respiratory viruses for children in indoor environments

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan, the University of Pittsburgh, Emory University, Virginia Tech, and Georgetown University are collaborating to investigate the transmission of flu in child care settings. Emily Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology at Michigan Public Health, is co-lead for one of the projects focusing on environmental factors driving flu transmission in child care settings.

An elderly woman wearing a surgical mask speaks to a nurse.

Pandemic Worsened Unmet Social and Diabetes Needs in Low-Income Adults

Q&A with Minal Patel

A recent study University of Michigan School of Public Health study highlights how the needs of people living with diabetes were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with lead author Minal Patel, associate professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, to learn about the study's findings and potential solutions to ensure positive health outcomes in this population.

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Marisa Eisenberg Receives University Award for Public Engagement in 2021

Marisa Eisenberg, associate professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is set to receive the University of Michigan President’s Award for National and State Leadership for her contributions to public health response during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021.