Health Disparities

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Advent of a new alumni approach in a changing era

Gyasi C. Chisley, MHSA ’00

Gyasi Chisley, a longtime public health leader in health care management, will be the keynote speaker for the 35th Annual Minority Health Conference presented by the Public Health Students of African Descent (PHSAD) on March 31.

Denise Anthony, Professor and Chair of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Building Trust and Building Equity in Public Health

Denise Anthony

Denise Anthony studies how humans cooperate and develop trust in social relationships. With privacy and trust central to how we use health information, health managers and policymakers, says Anthony, must understand the relationship between social determinants of health and health care.

Payton Watt, master's student in Epidemiology and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Shaping Public Health Policy with Arab Communities in Israel

Payton Watt

With growing experience in epidemiology and health policy, master’s student Payton Watt is pursuing her passion for improving health in lower income populations. She continues to examine a pandemic that revealed flaws in US health care and how better policy can ensure access to basic needs.