Michigan Public Health is built on diverse perspectives and community voices. We engage
with countless fields and diverse populations, and together we help drive forward
the dialogues that guide the future of public health.
Swati Sriram is graduating with a Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation International Global Scholarship. This is her speech, addressing the audience at the annual Michigan Public Health Scholarship and Awards Dinner.
William D. Lopez, Marcus R. Andrews, Janae N. Best, & Meghann Lewis
Public health is a field of stories. So we, as public health professionals, have a responsibility to be good storytellers. We teach a class that covers skills we need to be successful health communicators. We chose some of our favorite public health stories from this semester to share with you.
By Kaitlyn Palao
Food allergies are common, and can be life-threatening. When introducing new foods to infants, many believed that delaying the exposure of certain foods may protect infants from allergic reactions, but more recent research points to the opposite.
Malaria, one of the world's oldest diseases, remains a significant public health problem worldwide. A group of University of Michigan School of Public Health students recently developed a digital tool to make existing data on the disease more accessible.