The Michigan Health Equity Challenge, in partnership with the MolinaCares Accord, recently announced the selection of 10 project finalists. The challenge aims to engage U-M graduate students in developing community-based solutions to health equity challenges in Southeast Michigan.
The pioneering black psychologist James S. Jackson transformed the way that researchers study and understand Black American life– but his mentorship of a generation of Black scholars is an equally enduring legacy. His mentorship was the salient theme of the 2023 Reunion of the Program for Research on Black Americans held by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.
The project utilizes community-academic partnerships to work toward defined policy goals set forth using a community-based participatory approach.
Project HEARD (Health Equity via Advocacy for Resources in Detroit), a Detroit URC policy initiative co-led by Michigan Public Health faculty and community partners, supports community-led efforts to advance health equity in Detroit and beyond.
DuBois Bowman featured on Conversations with Mark Becker Podcast
Georgia State University president, Mark Becker, talks with DuBois Bowman about the value and impact of mentoring in opening opportunities for minorities and women in technical fields. Bowman shares examples of how mentoring shaped his future and how he has made it an important part of his professional career.
Edward C. Norton
Looking closely at how we use quality metrics to determine compensation, Edward Norton’s research has shifted our study of long-term care management from institutional providers to informal family care for the elderly.
Many students at Michigan Public Health are the first in their family to attend college. Across the school, these students model the resilience and dedication needed to approach some of public health’s biggest challenges.