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Lynda Lisabeth

SPOTLIGHT

Michigan Alum and Epidemiology Professor Studies Health Disparities in Stroke

Lynda Lisabeth

When Lynda Lisabeth first arrived at the University of Michigan as an undergraduate, it was a transformative experience for her. Today, she is still on campus, researching stroke and teaching the next generation of epidemiologists. Read more

Michael Boehnke

Turning a Passion for Math into a Career in Public Health

Michael Boehnke

In 35 years at Michigan Public Health, Professor of Biostatistics Michael Boehnke has applied his lifelong love of math to groundbreaking research and teaching that inspires the next generation of public health professionals. Read more

James E. Martin Rarotonga

Harnessing Atomic Power for Good: A Half-Century of Nuclear Energy Studies

James E. Martin

James Martin led a career spanning all the twists and turns of nuclear energy—weaponry to nuclear power and medicine. Within weeks of completing his undergraduate degree, Martin recalls, “I was chasing radioactive fallout clouds in Nevada.” Read more

Lauren Beesley

Math and Other Risky Things

Lauren Beesley

“To be honest, biostatistics was a huge risk. I was intrigued by the idea of using my math skills to serve what one might call a greater purpose. But planning a career in a field I was just beginning to understand was definitely a risk,” says Beesley. Read more