October 31, 2020

School of Public Health

  1. October 21, 2020

    Study identifies those at higher risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

    Black patients and people with type 2 diabetes or kidney disease and living in high-population density areas are associated with higher risk for COVID-19 hospitalization, a new U-M study shows.

  2. October 21, 2020

    Michiganders with COVID-19 felt a medical, economic double whammy

    A joint study that seeks to document Michiganders’ experiences with the novel coronavirus found Michigan residents have endured long recovery and reduced employment because of COVID-19.

  3. October 20, 2020

    Epidemiologist Arnold Monto to lead COVID-19 vaccine hearings

    Arnold Monto, a leading epidemiologist at the School of Public Health, will serve as acting chair of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee meeting.

  4. October 19, 2020

    Five faculty members elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Five U-M professors have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, the highest honorary society in the United States for researchers in medicine and health.

  5. October 12, 2020

    Obituary — George Wieland

    George Wieland, a retired study director at the Institute for Social Research and associate research scientist at the School of Public Health, died Sept. 29, 2020, at the age of 84.

  6. October 5, 2020

    2016 election affected Muslim college students’ mental health

    The 2016 presidential election was linked to considerable mental health declines among Muslim college students, with religious Muslims seeing the largest declines, a U-M researcher says.

  7. October 4, 2020

    Pandemic takeaway: Time to waive GRE requirement for public health degrees?

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a U-M doctoral student’s research finds some programs are now taking a hard look at the value of the Graduate Record Exam in public health programs.

  8. September 29, 2020

    Study of U-M employees seeks answers on coronavirus reinfections

    A new study will investigate the level and duration of protection afforded by natural infection with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 among U-M employees, including first responders, essential workers and anyone regularly working on campus. 

  9. September 22, 2020

    COVID-19 app built at U-M helps businesses stay open

    A COVID-19 symptom checklist web app developed at U-M is helping more than 2,500 Michigan employers, including small businesses, meet state requirements to screen employees each day.

  10. September 15, 2020

    Testing the deceased could aid virus surveillance, study shows

    Testing for the coronavirus on those who have died could supplement other forms of surveillance and serve as a possible early outbreak warning sign, U-M researchers say.