The long and illustrious careers of alums from Michigan’s program in Health Services Research and Policy demonstrate the impact of professionals trained in both practice and academia—a testament to the educational value of the program for students and the broad influence the program has had on health care management and policy in the US and beyond. Read more
New Contribution from Trish Koman
Earlier this year, the greater Phoenix area got an "F" for ozone and particle pollution from the American Lung Association. For months, activists pushed for electric school buses. Now, a local Phoenix school board has launched a pilot program for buses that will produce zero direct emissions. Read more
Statewide Dementia Coalition Co-Chaired By Scott Roberts Issues New Roadmap to Make Michigan 'Dementia Capable'
Scott Roberts, professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, has been appointed co-chair of the Michigan Dementia Coalition (MDC). The MDC is a statewide group of >120 individuals from approximately 65 organizations that works to identify opportunities to improve quality of life for Michigan residents with dementia and their families. Read more
We are excited to welcome Riana Anderson as a new assistant professor in Health Behavior and Health Education. We recently interviewed her to learn more about her work and what brought her to the School of Public Health. Read more
In the 1950s, most cars didn’t come with seatbelts standard. Now, your car won’t let you drive across the parking lot without dinging until you buckle up. Just how important is empirical data in evaluating public health risks and shaping public policy? Read more
Public health research often requires working across cultural and national borders to serve vulnerable populations around the world. How can we prepare for that work and demonstrate cultural understanding at its best? Read more