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Alumni and Friends

Alumni & Friends

U-M SPH alumni are thousands of scientists and strategists, mentors and leaders, entrepreneurs and policymakers, teachers and innovators. Together and individually, you are shaping the future of public health.

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If you are attending the APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, please join us for a reception on Monday, November 17. Learn more.

For more information, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at or 734-764-8093.

SPH is coming to your city! See all of the upcoming Alumni Reception dates and locations.


Join the U-M SPH LinkedIn Group

LinkedIn iconU-M SPH has a group on LinkedIn that is designed just for you. Thousands strong, the "Official University of Michigan School of Public Health Group" allows you to network, start or join discussions on public health topics, and keep connected to current and former classmates. Questions? E-mail

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Alumni Spotlight

Decades Later, Still Grateful: Barney Tresnowski, BSPH '55, MPH, credits his successful career to the guidance of his mentors. "When you're looking for a job, forget about money, benefits. Think about who is going to teach you, and place yourself in an environment where you are going to learn, particularly in your early years." Read more.



In Prison Visits, Lessons in Humanity: Ruth Carey, BSN, MPH '76, a former public health nurse and educator, now volunteers with a national organization that trains volunteers to visit inmates in federal prisons. Read more.