Nutritional Sciences

Illustration of people wearing masks.

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

Dana Dolinoy in a lab setting.

Dana Dolinoy Awarded Grant from NIEHS RIVER Program

Dana Dolinoy, NSF International Chair and professor of Environmental Health Sciences and professor of Nutritional Sciences, was awarded a $6.9 million R35 award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) for the expansion of epigenetic science. Read more

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Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens Food Insecurity for Low-Income Adults

New research from Julia Wolfson and Cindy Leung

As states started closing schools and issuing stay-home orders in March because of the coronavirus, four out of 10 low-income Americans were already struggling to afford enough food for their households, according to a new study from University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers. Read more