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Measuring Motion Sickness for Driverless Cars

U-M Transportation Research Institute assistant research scientist Monica Jones addresses the need for more research on motion sickness in passengers of autonomous vehicles, as the advantages of driverless vehicles diminish if the passengers are sick. August 20, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #Technology #AutonomousVehicles #Automotive #Transportation #PublicHealth #MonicaJones


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Low Levels of Vitamin D in Elementary School Could Spell Trouble in Adolescence

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology Eduardo Villamor discusses the correlation of lower blood Vitamin D levels with aggressive behaviors and anxious/depressive symptoms in children, extending his research to include effects in adulthood. August 20, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Epidemiology #YouthandAdolescents #MentalHealth #EduardoVillamor ​​​​​​​​​​


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Foundations of Public Health Practice

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $12. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. This module was designed to address 12 foundational learning objectives of public health. The module is divided into four parts - you will hear from University of Michigan faculty as well as practitioners from the Great Lakes region about the core philosophies of public health, the importance of evidence...


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Cooperative Communication

Coming soon! Sign up now for this training that will launch in the next few weeks. Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $3. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. This course equips participants with an understanding of the critical importance of communication and adaptive tools for addressing it throughout the process of change. Participants will build a cooperative communication...


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Changing Internal Practices to Advance Health Equity

Changing organizational practices to advance health equity is a difficult task. But through using the Human Impact Partners' definition of health equity and theory of change, we can begin to minimize the barriers of change management. This webinar will feature Megan Gaydos, Project Director at Human Impact Partners, and will focus on methods that health departments can use to address power imbalances and other factors in order to advance health equity. #60mins #Event #PublicHealth ...

 08-28-2019 | 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM ET


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Managing Change: The Essential Leadership Skill

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $3. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. This course aims to equip participants with resources and tools to effectively manage and lead change. Participants will learn to use a diagnostic tool to assess readiness for change in their own organization. Audience Public health, nursing, and other allied health students and professionals, as well...


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Interprofessional Practice for Population Health

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $6 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. It is increasingly understood that collaboration across disciplines is required to advance population health and health equity. This training module, developed by the Michigan (Region V) Public Health Training Center, defines the core competencies of interprofessional education and illustrates their...


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Interprofessional Approaches to Marijuana Legalization

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $6. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. This training features academic and practice experts to discuss the implications of marijuana legalization, and the importance of cross-sector collaboration to promote health. Audience Public health students and professionals, nurses, health educators, behavioral health professionals, and others...


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The Facts on the US Children and Teens Killed by Firearms

School of Public Health Professor Marc A. Zimmerman and Emergency Medicine Professors Patrick Carter and Rebecca Cunningham discuss the uptick in firearm-related deaths in children and teens; now the second leading cause of death behind car accidents. August 6, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #TheConversation #Health/Wellness #Society #GunControl #YouthandAdolescents #Safety #PublicHealth #MarcAZimmerman #PatrickCarter #RebeccaCunningham


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Health Insurance Idea Born at U-M Could Help Millions of Americans Spend Less for the Care They Need Most

School of Public Health Professor A. Mark Fendrick discusses the new federal policy that, if adopted by health insurance providers, can significantly reduce out-of-pocket costs for patients with chronic conditions. July 17, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthcareCosts #Policy #healthcare #Finance #AMarkFendrick ​​​​​​​​​​​​