Health Management and Policy

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Active Shooter Drills: Youth Believe Benefits Unclear

New research from N'dea Moore-Petinak

Active shooter drills in schools have a negative effect on students' emotional health and yield questionable results, according to a national poll of youth by University of Michigan researchers. Read more

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COVID-19 Makes Clear the Need to Address Social Determinants of Health

New article from Julia Wolfson and Cindy Leung

In an editorial for Annals of Family Medicine, University of Michigan School of Public Health experts Julia Wolfson and Cindy Leung argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has made glaringly apparent the structural conditions that underlie inequities in health in the United States Read more

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Future of UK's Health Care System Uncertain as Brexit Moves Forward Amid COVID-19

Q&A with Holly Jarman and Scott Greer

While COVID-19 has been garnering the attention of leaders around the world, the transition period for Brexit ends Dec. 31, 2020. A group of researchers, including Holly Jarman and Scott Greer from University of Michigan's School of Public Health recently analyzed the negotiating position in assessing the potential impact on health of the United Kingdom's future relationship agreement with the European Union. Read more

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NSF-Funded Project to Focus on Improving Security, Privacy of Smart Homes

Q&A with Denise Anthony

A team of researchers from seven universities including the University of Michigan are working together on a national research project to address the entire life cycle of security, privacy and usability challenges from the perspective of the everyday consumer in a residential setting. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: How COVID-19 Has Highlighted Racism as a Health Risk

Melissa Creary featured on King's College London podcast

The question is not whether you will contract the virus, but whether you get sick from the virus, argue Professor Anne Pollock from the King’s Department of Global Health & Social Medicine and Dr Melissa Creary from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Read more