public health

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. October 5, 2020

    New state, Washtenaw County orders continue COVID-19 measures

    Michigan and Washtenaw County health officials have announced emergency measures to keep COVID-19 prevention and control strategies in place following a Michigan Supreme Court ruling last week.

  10. October 5, 2020

    U-M architects design a table for 12, working six feet apart

    Faculty and students at the Taubman Collage of Architecture and Urban Planning recently created an outdoor, socially distanced instructional space at the Art and Architecture Building’s inner courtyard.