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We Are Guinea Pigs in a Worldwide Experiment on Microplastics

John Meeker

Much of the hundreds of millions of tons of plastic waste in our oceans is made up of microplastics. They are now turning up everywhere, and we know virtually nothing about their impact on human health. Read more

Creating Value in Public Health

5 Strategies to Incorporate on the Path to Creating Value in Public Health

Rola Kaakeh

Where does true value lie in order to achieve the most impact? A health care consultant who completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Michigan Public Health offers her advice on creating value. Read more


What Colleges Must Do to Promote Mental Health for Graduate Students

Daniel Eisenberg, Meghan Duffy, and Carly Thanhouser

Daniel Eisenberg, Professor of Health Management and Policy, joins University of Michigan colleagues Meghan Duffy and Carly Thanhouser to discuss the mental health issues graduate students face and how academic institutions can better support them. Read more

Larry Brilliant

Epidemics and Pandemics: From the First Mile to the Final Inch

Larry Brilliant

On July 18, 2018 Michigan Public Health alumnus Larry Brilliant joined the 2018 Summer Session in Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health to present the annual Philip S. Brachman Memorial Lecture. Read more