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Topic: Prevention

David Garabrant, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0753 E-mail:
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  • Current research concerns occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, neuroepidemiology and neurotoxic agents, colon cancer, pancreas cancer, environmental exposure to dioxins.     MORE

Ken Resnicow, Ph.D., B.A.
Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0212 E-mail:
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  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.      MORE

Kenneth E. Warner, Ph.D.
Avedis Donabedian Distinguished University Professor of Public Health in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 763-5454 E-mail:
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  • Research focuses on economic and policy aspects of disease prevention and health promotion, with a special emphasis on tobacco and health.     MORE

Mark L. Wilson, ScM, ScD
Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0152 E-mail:
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  • can discuss disease transmission, global patterns of disease and relationship to human activity.     MORE

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Childhood Research News: Food & Transitions

Midlife Research News: Food & Transitions

To Old Age: Research News: Food & Transitions

Alumni Network (Kathy Washienko and David Perlman)-- Back in Business

Stalking the Beast: Cancer

Research Highlights-- Soap, Plain & Antibacterial

The Germ Hunter: Dr. Arnold Monto's War on Flu. For more than 40 years, even when nobody else seemed to be paying attention, Dr. Monto has been building the case that pandemic flu is a question of WHEN, not IF.

Students Don Masks and Wash Hands for Influenza Study

Future Findings-- Motor Vehicle Crashes: The Toll on Children

Future Findings-- Improvements in Infrastructure Lead to Improvements in AIDS Care

Future Findings-- Cranberry Juice: A Boon to Health?

Alumni Network (John-Paul Vader)-- A Pan-European Public Health Culture

When Fathers and Sons Spend Time Together, they grow rich "with love, caring, understanding, quality time, and sharing," says one graduate of a novel project that has changed the lives of nearly 200 families in Flint, Michigan. (PDF)

Future Findings-- A Decade of Work Toward a Healthier Detroit (PDF)

Future Findings-- A Bold Approach to Drug-Use Prevention (PDF, page 44)

Alumni Network (Ed Rocella)-- Counting the Numbers: How lowering blood pressure can save lives (PDF, page 36-37)

Hot Flashes and Other Midlife Myths. With an unprecedented $80 million nationwide research project focusing on women at midlife, scientists are not only saying the "menopause" in public, they're finding out what it really means (PDF).

Future Findings-- Healthier Living (PDF, page 7)

Laboratory Dreams-- Hunein "John" Massaab is poised to make medical history with FluMist nasal spray vaccine (PDF, page 18-21)

Future Findings-- New Ways of Combating an Ancient Scourge (PDF, page 34)

Relevant Faculty Research Groups and Projects

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