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Students harness AI for public health with new course

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.

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Faculty Team Hopes to Galvanize Anti-Racism in Public Health Education

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.

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How to Think about Coronavirus Like a Public Health Expert

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.

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New Faculty Spotlight: Riana Anderson

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.