Faculty Profiles

More than 200 professors and research scientists work at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Many are world renowned experts in their fields and regularly share knowledge with governments, communities, and nongovernmental organizations. Among other achievements and contributions, they have:

  • Identified ten genetic variants associated with Type-2 diabetes
  • Pioneered solutions to the crisis of the uninsured in the United States
  • Developed new strategies for the self-management of chronic disease
  • Assessed the long-term mental-health impact of Hurricane Katrina
  • Measured dioxin levels in Michigan communities with contaminated waters
  • Found a gene that dramatically increases a child’s risk for asthma
  • Studied the global distribution of breast, liver, and other life-threatening cancers

Learn about the faculty and their work: