Congratulations, SPH class of 2012!
Graduation is today at Hill Auditorium
April 26, 2012
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Contact Information: SPHgraduationquestions@umich.edu
More Information: http://www.sph.umich.edu/students/graduation.html
More details about the SPH ceremony 4/26 and the U-M all-campus exercise Saturday 4/28 at: http://www.sph.umich.edu/students/graduation.html
The 2012 graduation speaker will be Arthur L. Kellermann, Vice President, RAND Corporation; Director, RAND Health; Paul O'Neill-Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis, Santa Monica.
BIO: Before joining RAND, Dr. Kellermann was a professor of public health and emergency medicine and served as associate dean for health policy at the Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta. Kellermann founded Emory's Department of Emergency Medicine and served as its first chair from 1999 to 2007. He established the Emory Center for Injury Control, at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health and holds "excellence in science" awards from two organizations: the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section of the American Public Health Association. A two-term member of the board of directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Kellermann was subsequently given the College's highest award for leadership. Elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1999, Kellermann co-chaired the IOM Committee on the Consequences of Uninsurance, which issued six reports on this topic between 2001 and 2004. He also served on the IOM's Committee on the Future of Emergency Care in the U.S. Health System and the Committee on Effectiveness of National Biosurveillance Systems: BioWatch and the Public Health System. As a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow (2006-07) Kellermann worked for the professional staff of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives. A clinician and researcher, he practiced emergency medicine for more than 25 years in public teaching hospitals in Seattle, Washington; Memphis, Tennessee; and Atlanta, Georgia. He is also a passionate advocate for public health.
Education: M.D., Emory University; M.P.H., University of Washington; B.S. in biology, Rhodes College.