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    • Chanese Forté

      Research and Equity in Global Public Health

      Chanese Forté

      Growing up in the Atlanta metro area, Chanese Forté was fortunate to be close to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which helped get her interested in epidemiology. At Michigan Public Health, she's putting all of her passions together—equity, worker health, chemical exposure, and cancer. Read more

    • Chanell Cook

      A Pioneer in the Family and in Public Health

      Chanell Heslop

      Thinking hard about health throughout the lifecycle and about the implementation of research led Chanell Heslop to public health. Collecting and applying data to solve population health issues keeps her moving. Read more

    • Mousumi Banerjee

      A Life of Pi and Poetry

      Mousumi Banerjee

      Spending hours as a child doing math puzzles was only part of Mousumi Banerjee’s preparation for a career in biostatistics, where she now applies rigorous statistical analysis to improve clinical and population-wide health outcomes. Read more

    • Lisa Richardson

      Fighting the Odds to Help Others Fight Cancer

      Lisa Richardson

      When Lisa Richardson began asking herself why black women died more frequently from breast cancer than white women, her public health training kicked into gear. She knew the question had to be answered—and she knew how to make it into a research question. 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

    • Joel Begay

      Conducting Culturally Competent Public Health Work in Native Communities

      Joel Begay

      Joel Begay’s work with Native communities has provided him valuable insight on how to partner with communities in a way that does not exploit them. As a public health professional, he aspires to help fill gaps around minority health data by collecting and analyzing data while helping tribal governments, health professionals, and other government agencies interpret the data to ultimately improve Indian Country. Read more