Health Behavior and Health Education

Beth Brines uses technology on campus to connect with global partners

Remote Global Health Internship Is Not an Oxymoron

Q&A with Elizabeth Brines

Global internships this summer were rather different from what students might have envisioned. With a creative spirit, adaptable skills, and a passion for moving public health forward, Michigan students spent their summer months connecting with and learning from a variety of global health partners. Read more

Raise Your Voice

Take the Mic Contest Taps Creativity to Fight COVID-19

The "Take the Mic" contest is part of a series of community-engaged efforts funded by a nearly $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to address misinformation and mistrust around COVID-19, vaccine trials and the vaccine. Read more

A hospital hallway.

How Chaplains Are Helping People Deal with Existential Crises During a Pandemic

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

Woman wearing a mask working on a computer.

Undergraduate Students Discuss Impacts of COVID-19 on Social Determinants of Health

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