Integrating telephone-based smoking cessation and lung screening programs not only have the potential to maximize long-term health benefits, but they can also be cost-effective in the long term, according to a University of Michigan-led study.
Collaboration Between Leading Health Organizations Aims to Improve Health Outcomes in Communities of Color
Bank of America, in collaboration with the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association®, the American Cancer Society and the University of Michigan School of Public Health, announced the launch of a signature health equity initiative, an impact-driven program to advance healthy outcomes for under-resourced communities.
US schools of public health join together to demand the protection of health care workers in Ukraine and beyond
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health has endorsed a statement to demand the protection of health care workers in Ukraine and beyond.
The University of Michigan School of Public Health announced today that its signature events space—room 1680 or the Community Room—will be named in honor of public health pioneer Dr. Paul B. Cornely. A dedication event is planned for Friday, April 8, 2022.
New research from Michigan Public Health
Family caregivers who would have been involved in in-person care for the elderly were left out of telehealth visits during the pandemic, according to a new observational study published in the Annals of Family Medicine.
In February 2021, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tweeted, “No physician is racist, so how can there be structural racism in health care?” The tweet was designed to promote a podcast that was ostensibly focused on structural racism yet did not include experts on the topic. The subsequent uproar highlighted the harm caused by deep intentional ignorance of the term structural racism, defined in the American Journal of Public Health as “policies and practices…that confer advantages on people considered White and ideologies that maintain these advantages, while simultaneously oppressing other racialized groups.”