February 13, 2023
‘Beyond Rhetoric’ project works to fight racism in Genesee County
Flint-area leaders and public health researchers, including a UM-Flint faculty member, students and U-M’s Poverty Solutions, are sharing their process for responding to racism as a public health crisis.
February 13, 2023
Heritage Project — ‘The dignity of man’
Thirty-five years after receiving his medical degree from Michigan in 1931, Paul Cornely called on schools of public health to better prepare their graduates for addressing the health challenges facing African Americans.
November 16, 2022
School of Public Health announces two new interdisciplinary initiatives
The School of Public Health has launched two new initiatives under its Public Health IDEAS umbrella that will focus on preventing the spread of infectious diseases and building health equity.
October 3, 2022
WHO director general to receive Thomas Francis Jr. Medal
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general for the World Health Organization who has led it through the COVID-19 pandemic, will be awarded the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.
August 5, 2022
U-M updates community on monkeypox ahead of fall term
The university is sharing information with the campus community related to the spread and prevention of the monkeypox virus as it prepares for the start of the fall 2022 term.
March 21, 2022
U-M seeks nominations for prestigious global public health medal
U-M has named a selection committee and is seeking nominations for the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health, one of the highest recognitions granted by the university.
April 27, 2021
How countries on five continents responded to the pandemic
U-M faculty members Scott Greer and Elizabeth King analyzed early government responses from 34 countries to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic and how those decisions impacted their citizens’ health and lives.
February 1, 2021
Holiday public health measures likely saved lives in state, researchers say
Increased social distance measures over Thanksgiving and Christmas might have prevented more than 100,000 coronavirus cases in Michigan, according to preliminary findings by the School of Public Health.
November 15, 2020
Latest state order imposes further restrictions on campus activity
The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.
November 6, 2020
Plans announced for winter semester academics, housing, increased testing
The university has announced plans for the 2021 winter semester that include more remote courses, fewer undergraduates living on campus and more widely available COVID-19 testing.