Students at the University of Michigan School of Public Health are embracing the use of generative artificial intelligence (genAI) as they train for careers in public health. The course ChatGPT and Public Health prepares students for the real-world application of genAI by emphasizing practical, hands-on learning.
First-year Master of Public Health students from the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s new course “Investigating Public Health Issues” presented their end-of-the-semester projects Dec. 6. The Public Health 500 course is part of the MPH Core Curriculum that debuted in the fall semester.
Michigan Public Health will offer a new 2-year graduate program in Nutrition and Dietetics starting in fall 2023. The program will develop entry-level, registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) with a varied skill set to serve people and communities worldwide through study and training grounded in public health principles.
As public health faculty passionate about health equity, Melissa Creary and Paul Fleming have spent their careers observing the ways in which racism creates barriers to health for communities. Now, the pair are laying plans to make an impact on public health education through anti-racist teaching, beginning in their own backyard.
Patricia Wren, MPH ’92
Public health leader, UM-Dearborn professor, and Michigan Public Health alum Patricia Wren weighs in on why the current disruptions to our daily lives are necessary—and why we should probably prepare for the long haul.
We are excited to welcome Riana Anderson as a new assistant professor in Health Behavior and Health Education. We recently interviewed her to learn more about her work and what brought her to the School of Public Health.