School of Public Health

  1. April 30, 2015

    Premature deaths of black Americans alter politics, health care

    If a million black Americans who died prematurely had been alive to vote in the 2004 elections, the outcome in several key races would have been very different, U-M research shows.

  2. April 28, 2015

    Little red ‘superfruit’ helps ward off a common infection

    U-M researchers have found that cranberries lower the risk of urinary tract infection by 50 percent in some women undergoing elective gynecological surgery.

  3. April 17, 2015

    MCubed grant aids maternal and child health monitoring in India

    A pilot project funded by an MCubed Diamond grant will use technology in the field and back at U-M to evaluate and track maternal and child health in rural West Bengal, India.

  4. April 8, 2015

    Incentives for primary care doctors linked to better quality, lower cost

    A fee-for-value physician-reimbursement model can reduce spending and improve quality in primary care, according to a study led by U-M.

  5. April 2, 2015

    Detroiters buck odds of dying of heart disease by walking

    A just-released U-M study shows that Detroit participants in a program to promote walking improved their heart health, many of them substantially.

  6. April 1, 2015

    Facebook app encourages individuals to get in touch with their DNA

    Researchers at the School of Public Health have launched a Facebook app called Genes for Good that gives participants the chance to learn more about their health, behavior and ancestors.

  7. March 18, 2015

    $2.5M award to help train young scientists in microbial systems

    A $2.5 million award will allow U-M to train a new generation of multidisciplinary scientists to integrate population and microbiome sciences.

  8. March 17, 2015

    Study looks at health care spending by those younger than 65

    New research from the School of Public Health paints a picture of health care spending by the group most targeted under the Affordable Care Act.

  9. March 11, 2015

    Students compete to find innovative solutions to public health challenges

    Thirteen multidisciplinary student teams will showcase their high-, low- and no-tech solutions for various public health problems at the Innovation in Action competition.

  10. January 15, 2015

    U-M pilot program confirms need to support student-athlete mental health

    A pilot program designed to raise awareness and encourage discussion about mental health issues among student-athletes at U-M has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response, a U-M team told the NCAA.