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Mysheika Roberts

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Michigan Public Health alumna dedicates life to impacting 'lives, health, safety of all our residents'

Mysheika Roberts, MPH ’94

When basketball superstar and Michigan native Earvin “Magic” Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers announced in 1991 that he was HIV positive, not only did the news shock the world but it had a profound effect on the career path of Dr. Mysheika Roberts. Today, Roberts, an alumna of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is the Columbus Public Health commissioner.

Phil Hartley

Living with chronic disease 'driving force' in alumnus' love of nutrition, public health

Phil Hartley

Phil Hartley, MS ’22, was diagnosed with an idiopathic disease at a young age, so the importance of quality health care has always been a big part of his life. His condition—an idiopathic disease is a disease of uncertain or unknown origin—and the challenges he anticipated facing motivated him from an early age to think deeply about how to live a full life and make a positive impact on others.

Sasha Tretyakova

Student leader is all-in for Michigan Public Health

Sasha Tretyakova

While interning at the Washtenaw County Health Department, Sasha Tretyakova conducted survey research to determine who in the county is most prepared for an emergency. Tretyakova, who was awarded School of Public Health Student Leader of the Year for 2022, is interested in how these results are used.