Michigan Public Health will offer a new 2-year graduate program in Nutrition and Dietetics starting in fall 2023. The program will develop entry-level, registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) with a varied skill set to serve people and communities worldwide through study and training grounded in public health principles.
New research from Michigan Public Health
Biases in heart disease and metabolic disorder – also known as cardiometabolic – studies are putting the lives of midlife Black and Hispanic women in jeopardy. These women are experiencing cardiometabolic risks five to 11 years earlier than White women, but studies designed to gauge these differences often underestimate the disparity, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
The University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) has received a five-year, $3M award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The award provides funding through 2027, and will expand the program’s ability to provide skillbuilding and mentorship to the next generation of the public health workforce.
Students gain valuable experience in region devastated by extreme flooding
The University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Public Health Action Support Team was deployed Sept. 6-9 to eastern Kentucky after the region endured devastating flooding in July. PHAST collaborated with the Kentucky Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in administering two Community Assessments for Public Health Emergency Response to gather household-based information on the needs of the community.
New research from Xuexin Yu and Lindsay Kobayashi
Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study led by University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers.
Q&A with Sara Abelson, PhD '22
We discuss "Mental Health in College Populations: A Multidisciplinary Review of What Works, Evidence Gaps, and Paths Forward” with lead author and Michigan Public Health alumna Sara Abelson.