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Michael Boehnke

SPOTLIGHT

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

Gabriel Lee Johnson

Liberation through Public Health

Gabriel Lee Johnson

“As I interpreted for my mother throughout the recovery process, the inaccessible language used by doctors and nurses illuminated the challenges my mother and many others face as deaf individuals within the health system,” Johnson says. Read more