The Michigan Health Equity Challenge, in partnership with the MolinaCares Accord, recently announced the selection of 10 project finalists. The challenge aims to engage U-M graduate students in developing community-based solutions to health equity challenges in Southeast Michigan.
New essay published in the American Journal of Public Health
University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers published an essay in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) examining the synergies, challenges, and opportunities between the principles of anti-racism and community-based participatory research (CBPR).
New Study from Peter Jacobson
To prepare for and mitigate public health crises, government officials should examine which federal, state and local agencies have legal authority to investigate and counter threats to public health, as well as develop criteria for notifying the public, according to a new Milbank Quarterly study about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
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Marc Zimmerman Featured in NBC News
Professor Marc A. Zimmerman discusses how maintaining green spaces, creating busy streets and building a sense of community can reduce neighborhood crime.
Prevention Research Center of Michigan Receives Federal Funding to Continue Prevention Research, Expands Partnerships
The Prevention Research Center of Michigan (PRCMI) has been awarded one of 25 nationwide Prevention Research Center grants from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
New Research from Justin Heinze
Efforts to beautify vacant lots in the city of Flint have made neighborhoods more appealing but have also reduced assaults and violent crime by 40 percent, according to a new study led by Justin Heinze, assistant professor of Health Behavior and Health Education.