Emily Toth Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, received the University of Michigan President’s Award for National and State Leadership for her contributions to the COVID-19 response in 2020.
A new study shows that body-image ideals and the power dynamic between coach and female athletes may contribute to an athlete’s risk of disordered eating and body image disturbance. The research of current and former female NCAA Division I female distance runners highlights the importance of prevention and intervention programs.
Numbers can help us make sense of our lives, a comforting thing in a world filled with uncertainty. But when faced with harrowing statistics around the pandemic’s toll on human populations, that comfort wanes. Two recent graduates share what they learned when their research became personal.
Dolly Katz, MPH ’90, PhD ’95
Since grade school, Dolly Katz had planned to be a reporter. The Michigan alum worked for years as a Detroit journalist before changing paths. She is now a disease expert at the CDC working to eradicate tuberculosis. Katz’s investigative skills have served her well as both a journalist and an epidemiologist.
From class notes to mentoring opportunities to keeping in touch with old friends and current students, here are the latest updates from the school and from our 17,000+ alumni around the world.
The pandemic has touched nearly all aspects of our lives, changing the look and feel of our traditions. But we didn’t lose any of the vitality and hope that go into a Michigan education, graduation, or school community.