July 31, 2021

School of Public Health

  1. July 8, 2021

    Sebastian Zöllner named co-director of Precision Health at U-M

    Sebastian Zöllner, professor of biostatistics at the School of Public Health and of psychiatry at Michigan Medicine, has been named co-director of Precision Health at U-M, effective July 1.

  2. June 17, 2021

    New Biosciences Initiative award recognizes mid-career excellence

    Three U-M scientists are the first recipients of a new annual award, funded by President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative, to recognize exceptional mid-career faculty in the biosciences.

  3. June 1, 2021

    IRWG receives $1.2M grant for undergraduate mentoring program

    The Institute for Research on Women and Gender received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop Student Opportunities for AIDS/HIV Research Program.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. March 8, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.