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.
The University of Michigan's Center for Academic Innovation created a new free firearm injury prevention online course this month. It is a publicly accessible online learning opportunity.
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.
Q&A with Dana Thomas
A recently published article in Pedagogy in Health Promotion analyzes the recruitment and outreach strategy for underrepresented populations of Michigan Public Health’s Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP). Dana Thomas, the program’s director, details the program, its mission, and what strategies they found to improve students’ interests in public health careers.
A group of University of Michigan students is experiencing public health practice firsthand while working as contact tracers as part of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q&A with Angela Beck
In a recent essay published in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), Angela Beck, clinical assistant professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, discusses the costs and benefits of public health master’s degrees.