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Traci Carson


Saving Athletes Strife and Stress: A Student-Athlete's Path to Prevention

Traci Carson

As a member of the Michigan Rowing Team, Traci Carson spent her undergraduate years chasing athletic and academic achievement, but the pursuit took a toll on her mental and physical well-being. Now, as a doctoral student at Michigan Public Health she’s exploring interventions and prevention frameworks to help student-athletes like her stay healthy, body and mind. Read more

Cleopatra Caldwell

Nobody Is Born a Parent: Building Up Fathers, Families, and Communities through Community-Based Participatory Research

Cleopatra Caldwell

Caldwell is sometimes asked what parenting has to do with public health. “Everything,” she says. “Individual, family, and community health are all about relationships and social support—all of which are vital to the public’s health.” Read more

Lt. Commander Rashid Njai

Giving the Best of Himself by Giving Back: Rashid Njai's Public Health Mission

Lt. Commander Rashid Njai PhD, MPH

Wherever Lt. Commander Rashid Njai’s career takes him—from Michigan communities like Flint and Detroit to the frontlines of public health crises internationally—it is his drive to help people, an unwavering commitment to the truth of his calling and his science, that guides the course of his public health work. . Read more

Amilcar Matos Moreno

Bringing Public Health Home: Matos-Moreno's Hurricane Relief Mission in Puerto Rico

Amilcar Matos-Moreno

Amilcar Matos-Moreno’s interest in public health has led him from biostatistics to epidemiology. In the process, he has discovered a way to dedicate his life’s work to making a difference in his home island of Puerto Rico, including Hurricane Maria relief and more. Read more