Theadra Fleming

Building inclusive DEI strategies, one block at a time

Theadra Fleming, MPH ’95

Inspiration can come from anywhere—a song, a once-forgotten conversation, a scene playing out at the grocery store. For Theadra Fleming, MPH ’95, inspiration for one of the most meaningful projects of her life—a quilt designed to celebrate the DEI 2.0 Strategic Plan Rollout—came from the brick pattern on the outside of her house.

Libby Bortz

Class Notes

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Nathan Miles

Staff Q&A: Getting to know Nathan Miles

Associate Director of Major Gifts

Nathan Miles works with Michigan Public Health alumni and friends to connect their philanthropic goals with the school. He works mainly with individuals in the Midwest and eastern regions of the country. The most rewarding part of his work is seeing the impact philanthropy has on students.

Kris Sarri scuba diving

Kris Sarri: Combating climate change with a policy pen

Kris Sarri, MPH ’97, exemplifies the University of Michigan mission of becoming leaders and best through her lifelong dedication to bettering the earth’s health through policy and action. Today, Sarri’s storied career is built upon two decades of work in Washington, DC, at the highest levels of the federal government.

School of Public Health building

Class Notes

Class Notes for the fall 2023 issue of Findings

Dean F. DuBois Bowman

'Our health is inextricably linked to our environment'

Dean F. DuBois Bowman

As climate change intensifies, it’s clearer than ever that our health is inextricably linked to our environment. In this issue of Findings, we explore the many ways in which our well-being is impacted by the air we breathe, water we drink, toxins we encounter and food we eat. However, the impacts are not the same for everyone.