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Dredging the Hudson River: Could the Cure Be Worse Than the Disease?

School of Public Health Professor Oliver Jolliet, School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Allen Burton, and graduate students discuss the dangers of remediation of the Hudson River, as it is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls. December 13, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Safety #Sustainability


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What Makes a Healthy Diet? A Table, No TV and Fresh Food

U-M Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Global Public Health Karen Peterson finds that while the healthiness of the food cannot be directly changed, just by eating meals as a family at a dining table, children have better health outcomes. December 2, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Nutrition #FoodandDrink ​​


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The First Flu Shot

Michigan Today shares the story of former U-M medical scientist Thomas Francis and how his love and dedication to research led to the the discovery of the first flu shot. November 27, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Science #vaccines #Medicine ​​​​​​​​


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Why Mentoring Matters

School of Public Health Dean DuBois Bowman speaks with Georgia State University on how mentoring has personally impacted his life and why mentoring is particularly important for minority students. December 10, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #Health/Wellness #PublicHealth #Leadership #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​


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Michigan Public Health Working with Apple on Study on Sound Exposure in Daily Life

School of Public Health Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Rick Neitzel measures the impacts of everyday activities and their sound-level on hearing loss. November 14, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Technology #PublicHealth #Medicine


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Implicit Bias in Public Health Practice

The field of public health increasingly focuses on health equity and population health outcomes. While systemic factors are major drivers of inequities, what is the role of the individual? This live webinar will introduce the idea of implicit bias and how it is relevant to all public health professionals, regardless of discipline or role in an agency. #Webinar #Courses #SchoolofPublicHealth #60+Minutes ​​​​ #Bias ​

 12-04-2019 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET


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Upcoming Project to Research Link between Tobacco Use and Discrimination

PhD student in Epidemiology Delvon Mattingly discusses the social determinants of tobacco use and its relationship with marginalized populations. October 30, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #HealthandWellness #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #DelvonMattingly ​​​​​​​​


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Interactive Maps Offer Data Highlighting Michigan Cities, Groups Vulnerable to Climate Change

A team of researchers at the School of Public Health have created an interactive map that allows viewers to tangibly see how climate change will impact the populations and environment of Michigan. November 6, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #EnvironmentandSustainability #Society #ClimateChange #DataScience ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Federal Program That Punishes Hospitals May Not Improve Patient Outcomes

School of Public Health Professor Andrew Ryan discusses recent research that a policy designed to decrease hospital-acquired health conditions such as thrombosis or infection after surgery by fining hospitals for such incidents may not be working. November 6, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Policy ​​​​​​​​ #AndrewRyan ​


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From Advocacy to Policy to Impact: U-M’s Decision to Cover In-Vitro Fertilization and What it Teache

U-M's decision to offer university employees insurance plans that cover in-vitro fertilization (IFV). The School of Public Health is hosting a seminar to discuss the impacts of this decision and healthcare coverage at a national level. #60+mins #PublicHealth #Seminar #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation ​​​​​​​

 11-21-2019 | 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM ET