We are driven by our collective mission to help people and our resolute passion for problem solving. We are innovators and collaborators; we are thinkers and we are doers. More than 1,200 students, 530 faculty and staff, and 16,000 alumni: Together, we are public health. Join us.

Abbey Hutton

Spotlight

Global Health Epidemiology student's career path recalibrated after pair of internships

Abbey Hutton, MPH

Abbey Hutton always believed that her future was somewhere in the health and medical field. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Michigan, graduating in 2021. Hutton, who was an Academic All-Big Ten honoree for three straight seasons with the Michigan field hockey team, is on track to earn a Master in Public Health in Global Health Epidemiology in 2023.

Stacy Huang

CDC fellow wants to help wide range of people

Stacy Huang, MPH ’20

Helping people is at the heart of Stacy Huang’s career aspirations. Every experience—from enrolling in the University of Michigan as an undergraduate and continuing her graduate studies in the School of Public Health, to working as a Surveillance Epidemiologist ORISE Fellow for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—has helped shape her career path.

Lorem ipsum

Alumna of bachelor's program hooked on public health

Josie Lee, BS ’20

In high school Josie Lee was surprised by the lack of mental health resources and support at her high school. When she began her freshman year of college, she knew she wanted to improve the system. It wasn't until she took her first public health course at the University of Michigan that she knew how she could change the system.

Sidonie Kilpatrick

Alumna's research focuses on how childhood impacts mental health, chronic disease outcomes

Sidonie Kilpatrick

Sidonie Kilpatrick, MPH ’20, did not follow a family member’s path into the healthcare profession. She did not receive inspiration from a popular television series that showed healthcare workers in heroic roles, nor did her high school classes in related subjects provide the illumination that would send her on to study and work on critical matters of public health. Instead, she lived it.