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Kennedy Dubose

Turning Experience, Knowledge, and Education into Better Public Health

Kennedy Dubose

Kennedy Dubose studies public health not only for personal and intellectual reasons but also for what she sees as moral, ethical imperatives. Growing up, she saw public health systems failing Black communities. With a combination of local and global training, she is looking to promote more equitable community health in Detroit and around the globe. Read more

Chris Rudski

A More Vibrant World: From the Whole Patient to the Whole Population, the Vital Connections between Public Health and Nursing to Address the Big Picture

Chris Rudski

Nurses are taught to see the big pictures of their patient’s lives—from homelife to water and air quality to employment. Wherever health care and communities intersect, public health nurses are there caring for patients and populations. This sense of expanded community gives online MPH student and full-time oncology nurse Chris Rudski hope that we will soon be living in a richer, more vibrant world. Read more

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