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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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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

Denise Brooks-Williams named CEO of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Denise Brooks-Williams, '91, has been named as new president and chief executive officer for Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, effective February 4, 2013. Read more..

Michigan's Warden Awarded Yarmolinsky Medal from Institute of Medicine
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) honored the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Dr. Gail Warden for his outstanding service. Read more

Michigan Graduate Receives Snyder Award
Harry E. Grenawitzke has received the 2012 Walter F. Snyder Environmental Health Award from NSF International and the National Environmental Health AssociationGrenawitzke is a graduate of U-M School of Public Health.  The Snyder award is given in honor of U-M SPH Professor Walter Snyder who was co-founder and first executive director of NSF International.

Kimberlydawn Wisdom Among 2012 Top Minority Executives in Health Care
Modern Healthcare honored Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, adjunct assistant professor and alumnus of U-M School of Public Health, as one of the top 25 minority executives in healthcare for 2012. Dr. Wisdom is senior vice president of community health and equity and chief wellness officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Wisdom. From 2003-10, Wisdom served as the state of Michigan’s first surgeon general. President Barack Obama also appointed Wisdom to the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health. If you subscribe to, you may view the article online.

Find out what your classmates are up to in the Alumni Class Notes from Findings Magazine.