Asian Americans who experienced increased acts of racism at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to acquire firearms and ammunition for self-defense, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University.
Diversity Equity and Inclusion,Racism
25 years of research shows insidious effect of racism on Black women's menopausal transition, health
New research from Siobán Harlow
A review of 25 years of research based on the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) found Black women reach menopause 8.5 months earlier than white women and have worse symptoms such as hot flashes, depression and sleep disturbances. Black women are also less likely to receive hormone therapy, as well as medical and mental health services.
The University of Michigan School of Public Health announced today that its signature events space—room 1680 or the Community Room—will be named in honor of public health pioneer Dr. Paul B. Cornely. A dedication event is planned for Friday, April 8, 2022.
Michigan Public Health's new Online Learning Hub serves as a one-stop-shop to view the growing variety of online learning opportunities available from Michigan Public Health.
A new fellowship from an interdisciplinary group of schools, colleges and programs at the University of Michigan will assist an incoming group of master’s degree students who plan to study food systems. Students who are part of the Transformative Food Systems (TFS) Fellowship will study methods for constructing transformative food systems that are equitable, health-promoting and ecologically resilient.
The Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) and the University of Michigan School of Public Health has established the Sherman A. James Diverse and Inclusive Epidemiology Award.