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.
The romanticism of global public health work, says Chinyere Neale, will not survive the pandemic nor the new forms of collaboration it has demanded of researchers. Knowing that we can do really good work from anywhere in the world—including our current location—is a good thing for public health.
Alex Parks came to public health with moral convictions. She now employs evidence, frameworks, and statistics to back them up. She’s also discovering the deep scientific value of stories, and the problems we create if we wait too long for overwhelming evidence.
Olivier Jolliet and Katerina S. Stylianou
Eating more fruits, vegetables, and nuts can make a meaningful impact on a person’s health—and the planet’s too. Crunching the numbers, two Michigan researchers have some recommendations on how to eat—one meal at a time—for health and environmental sustainability.
Parental action can help mitigate the risks of lead exposure. But drastic policy changes are needed in Detroit to stop children from facing negative health and nutritional outcomes associated with lead exposure.