Dr. Rob Davidson

Beyond the ER: Using public health and advocacy to be a better doctor

Rob Davidson

Dr. Rob Davidson has served patients in his community for nearly two decades in a rural west Michigan ER. Using that experience he's become a vocal advocate for state and national policies to expand affordable healthcare to all patients. He discusses how he's earning his MPH as an online master’s student, while battling COVID-19 on the frontlines and fighting for health care policy in the media.

Kaitlyn Akel, Master’s Student in Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Confronting COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy with Public Health History

Kaitlyn Akel

Kaitlyn Akel combines her study of history and biology with her passion for public health to protect entire populations. From urban health to vaccine hesitancy to environmental health, Akel’s work connects academic and cultural insights to provide broader understandings of community health.

Hannah Segaloff earned an MPH and a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Studying the Micro to Create a Major Impact

Hannah Segaloff, PhD '19

An Ann Arbor native Hannah Segaloff didn’t have to travel very far to find the perfect graduate program for her. After getting a degree in microbiology, she began her journey toward a more standardized approach to studying severe influenza among hospitalized patients.