May 16, 2021

School of Public Health

  1. May 5, 2021

    COVID-19: Understanding herd immunity, vaccine hesitancy

    Even with more than 100 million Americans receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccination, achieving the goal of herd immunity is not a certainty. Messaging and accessibility will be critical to addressing hesitancy.

  2. April 15, 2021

    ER visits for suicidal behavior down in pandemic’s early months

    A U-M study suggests the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and state-of-emergency executive orders likely did not increase suicide-related behavior in the early months of the outbreak.

  3. March 22, 2021

    Anti-racism faculty hiring moves forward

    Eight new U-M faculty positions have been selected for funding in the first round of the Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, a three-year effort that will add at least 20 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members.

  4. March 15, 2021

    Obituary — Michael Anthony (Tony) Schork

    Michael Anthony (Tony) Schork died peacefully in his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Feb. 25, at the age of 84, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

  5. March 8, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  6. March 5, 2021

    Five U-M teams in biomedical STAT Madness Tournament

    Throughout the month of March, 64 discoveries from schools and colleges across the country will compete in the annual STAT Madness tournament. This year, U-M is fielding five research teams.

  7. February 25, 2021

    Faculty and students address health disparities, social inequities

    As the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black communities, U-M faculty, students and staff have worked to explore these inequities and identify ways to advocate for and implement change.

  8. February 9, 2021

    Online learners hungry to find purpose, meaning in life

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen MOOC platforms and educational institutions report increased interest, but U-M’s Vic Strecher was not quite expecting 100,000 enrollments in eight months for his “Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life: Living for What Matters Most.”

  9. February 7, 2021

    Study shows disparities between Black, white COVID-19 survivors

    Black COVID-19 survivors experience worse outcomes related to care access, recovery, and social and economic factors when compared with their white counterparts.

  10. 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.