A federal program that has been shown to reduce hospital readmissions may not have been as successful as it appears, University of Michigan researchers report in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.
Provost Martin A. Philbert has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new dean of the School of Public Health. The search process begins Tuesday.
More residents without cars could get to jobs and training programs through a more strategic public transit system — one that supports the newest mobility technologies and the design of citywide mobility hubs.
A large number of Americans live with chronic pain, which can limit their quality of life and leads some to seek relief from potentially dangerous opioid medications.
New research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health shows the most debilitating pain hits hardest among people who have the fewest financial resources.
Nearly 100 students will begin working toward majors in public health this September as part of the University of Michigan School of Public Health's first undergraduate cohort.
Cathleen M. Connell, professor of health behavior and health education, will serve as interim dean of the University of Michigan's School of Public Health.
The School of Public Health has launched a new Master of Public Health degree program that will integrate the principles of environmental health sciences with health policy and health promotion approaches to address and reduce environmental and occupational health risks.
When it comes to programs that improve quality and cost in hospitals, new research from the University of Michigan finds a carrot is indeed better than a stick.
Contrary to prevailing thought, first-time mothers who receive more educational advantages at an early age are more likely to have their first birth result from an unintended pregnancy, a new University of Michigan study found.
As the nation grapples with increasing reports of hate crimes against persons of color, and incidents and rhetoric reflecting a fear of immigrants, researchers who study the mental and emotional health of young people are turning to crowdfunding to find out quickly how these events are affecting college students of color.
Speculation abounds on what a Donald Trump presidency will mean to the future of public health, particularly health care coverage.
Fourteen faculty members who work across the world to improve public health are the first to be named U-M Professors of Global Public Health.
The University of Michigan will join Michigan State University and others to help young people and their families understand what factors put them at risk for disease, by expanding a program in the Flint Community Schools and surrounding community.
The University of Michigan is part of a new research initiative to investigate how exposure to a range of environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents.
University of Michigan developmental psychologist Alison Miller has devoted much of her professional life to investigating health risks in young children and educating parents on how to circumvent and overcome long-lasting health and behavioral issues.
The world's largest primary pay-for-performance program designed to improve patient health care and outcomes has failed to save additional lives, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Young African-American women who live in fear of the violence in their neighborhoods are more likely to become obese when they reach their 20s and 30s, new research from the University of Michigan shows.
A $900,000 funding award to the School of Public Health will allow researchers to develop methods to analyze treatment evidence that could make a difference in the lives of the 25 million to 30 million Americans living with rare diseases.
The funding comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
Changes to a federal program to add incentive payments to hospitals that controlled spending have resulted in some poor performers receiving bonuses through a plan originally designed to improve quality, University of Michigan researchers have found.
Exposure to lead during early development can alter the gut microbiota, increasing the chances for obesity in adulthood, researchers from the University of Michigan's School of Public Health have found.