April 02, 2020

public health

  1. March 23, 2020

    Schlissel outlines university operations under new state order

    President Mark Schlissel says all U-M employees should now work remotely “unless your unit needs you on campus to maintain the work we’ve identified as critical to our mission.”

  2. March 19, 2020

    How to think about coronavirus like a public health expert

    Patricia Wren, a public health professor at UM-Dearborn, weighs in on why the current COVID-19 disruptions to daily lives are necessary, and why people should probably prepare for the long haul.

  3. February 4, 2020

    Answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus

    U-M has posted answers to a broad range of frequently asked questions associated with the rapidly changing situation surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

  4. February 2, 2020

    Coronavirus update: Now a ‘public health emergency’ in U.S.

    President Donald Trump has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus presents a public health emergency in the United States. U-M is monitoring developments and posting updates on its Key Issues page.

  5. January 27, 2020

    U-M monitoring developments in coronavirus outbreak

    While the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States is considered low, U-M officials are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus first detected in China.

  6. October 2, 2019

    How researchers can help win the long game on public health

    A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.

  7. April 29, 2019

    Lecturer aims to combat health care disparities in local communities

    During her second week conducting a study on pediatric HIV in Durban, South Africa, Leseliey Welch walked into one of the local hospital rooms to witness a young mother crying over her infant’s crib. “That day is when I realized that health is about more than doctors,” said Welch.