Health Behavior and Health Education

Brandon Bond, Master’s Student in Health Behavior and Health Education and Global Social Work Practice, University of Michigan School of Public Health

First Generation College Graduate's Ambitions Are Sky High

Brandon Bond

First-generation college grad Brandon Bond leaves few opportunities on the table. He’s pursuing dual master’s degrees, his very first flight was to a foreign country, and he’s gearing up for doctoral studies. Bond’s adventurous spirit is helping him build bridges between communities and the policies that affect them.

Justin Heinze, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Addressing Violence with Multi-Faceted Solutions

Justin Heinze

An unexpected connection led Justin Heinze to pursue a career in public health. A rising scholar who researches various aspects of violence and impacts on health, Heinze leads new projects and initiatives at the University of Michigan School of Public Health that aim to find solutions to the multifaceted topic of firearm violence and prevention.

Enrique Neblett

Infusing Public Health with Psychology to Dismantle Racism

Enrique W. Neblett Jr., PhD

As a trained psychologist working in public health, Enrique Neblett understands the interdisciplinary power of public health. Neblett’s research focuses on the mental health of Black young people, in particular how racism-related stress affects health outcomes.

Adriane Kline

A Global Journey for Sustainable Public Health

Adriane Kline

Over years and many miles of travel, master’s student Adriane Kline has honed her ability to integrate intercultural learning, thoughtful communication, team science, and a passion for the health of communities into long-term, sustainable, population health solutions.

Jackie Cormany

You Belong Here: Creating an Environment Where Everyone Thrives

Jackie Cormany

Public health isn't just one thing—it really is everything! Everything around us relates to public health in one way or another. When young people in high school and undergraduate studies see how their interests relate to population-level health, it draws them in.