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June 17, 2019

School of Public Health

May 17, 2019

U-M among recipients of NIH grant to fund flu research

It was at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health that Thomas Francis Jr., one of America’s most accomplished virologists and epidemiologists, wrote his groundbreaking paper on “original antigenic sin,” arguing that a person’s first flu exposure affects subsequent influenza exposures.

April 22, 2019

Campus briefs

New Block M to connect UM-Dearborn to maize and blue tradition

April 15, 2019

HPV rates up for women under 40, boosting cancer risk

Human papillomavirus infection rates are increasing in women born after 1980 who did not receive the HPV vaccine — putting them at higher risk for HPV-related cancers, according to a University of Michigan study.

March 15, 2019

Faculty members testify regarding worker safety, financial stability

Faculty members from the School of Public Health and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business offered testimony this week before congressional panels that were holding hearings on topics related to workers who are exposed to dangerous chemicals, and oversight for some nonbank financial institutions.

January 10, 2019

University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.

October 8, 2018

Campus briefs

SPH to launch HIV prevention program for transgender women

October 1, 2018

Campus briefs

UM-Dearborn campus sees summer campus improvements

September 17, 2018

U-M gets $18M for tobacco research center at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

July 19, 2018

Mental health biostatistics expert to be new SPH dean

The next dean of the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health will be F. DuBois Bowman, a distinguished researcher whose scholarship focuses on improving mental health and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and depression.

June 25, 2018

Campus briefs

Center for the Education of Women now known as CEW+

March 26, 2018

Campus briefs

Tim Taylor named new UM-Dearborn registrar

March 15, 2018

Eating disorders underdiagnosed, untreated in men, minorities

When we think about eating disorders, what comes to mind most often are underweight white females. But this stereotype is causing a great number of males and people of color to miss out on getting proper health care, say University of Michigan researchers.

March 6, 2018

University announces first online degrees through Coursera

Online learners may soon have three new University of Michigan master's degree options through a partnership with Coursera — one in the growing field of applied data science, a first-of-its-kind program in public health, and an advanced program in construction engineering and management.

March 5, 2018

Campus briefs

SPH receives $1.3M to study fish processing impact in Ghana

November 13, 2017

U-M study questions ACA effort to reduce hospital readmissions

A federal program that has been shown to reduce hospital readmissions may not have been as successful as it appears, University of Michigan researchers report in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

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