Michigan Public Health is built on diverse perspectives and community voices. We engage with countless fields and diverse populations, and together we help drive forward the dialogues that guide the future of public health.

Probiotics for Kids


Are Probiotics Right for Your Child?

Emily Bair

Recently, a good friend of mine with young children asked me, “what do you think about probiotics for kids?” My nutrition courses had explored the use of probiotics for adult medical nutrition therapy and their benefits for premature infants but I was less aware of their potential benefits for young children or adolescents, so I decided to investigate. Here’s what I found. Read more

Heart Health

Heart Health Is Public Health

Sharing your heart with someone special this Valentine’s Day? As American Heart Month rolls on, explore the many ways you can keep yours beating healthy and steady with research and advice from Michigan Public Health students, faculty, and alumni. Read more


Navigating Team Dynamics: Lessons from Social Entrepreneurship

Kate Wilhelmi

With busy schedules, powerful passions, and different approaches to work, healthy tensions arise on any team. Michigan Public Health’s Kate shares a tool to help teammates work together for greater creativity, collaboration, and communication. Read more


Discovering Your Kitchen's Unsung Heroes: Using Food as Medicine

Natalie Manitius

The next time you feel a scratchy throat coming on, or a stressful event in your wake, consider putting nature’s medicines to the test. Explore the ways food, when used properly, has the power to heal, with Michigan Public Health student Natalie. Read more