School of Public Health
May 5, 2021
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.
April 15, 2021
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.
March 22, 2021
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.
March 15, 2021
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.
March 8, 2021
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
March 5, 2021
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.
February 25, 2021
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.
February 9, 2021
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.”
February 7, 2021
Black COVID-19 survivors experience worse outcomes related to care access, recovery, and social and economic factors when compared with their white counterparts.
February 1, 2021
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.