Leadership

Utibe Effiong, MPH ’14, internal medicine physician at the MidMichigan Health Center in Mount Pleasant

Class Notes, In Memoriam, Storyline, and More

From class notes to mentoring opportunities to keeping in touch with old friends and current students, here are the latest updates and stories from the school and from our 17,000+ alumni around the world.

Global map connected by dots and lines, a metaphor for collaboration

It's Time to Rethink Capacity Building in Global Health Work

K. Rivet Amico

Capacity building is a ubiquitous phrase in grant applications, communications, and guidelines for many global health initiatives. Too often the phrase connotes an assumption that “established” US partners build knowledge or practice in “less-resourced” communities. What language can we use to more honestly recognize the value and contributions of all collaborators?

Student on laptop engaged in online learning

Public Health MOOCs Getting a Massive Response

Whether you have specific interests or career goals or just want to know more about public health systems and practices generally, massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide valuable practical knowledge from Michigan Public Health experts.

Robin Martz, MSW ’03, MPH ’03, in Rwanda with Major Joshua Hudson, receiving a delivery of personal protective equipment for Rwandan public health officials.

Public Health Diplomacy: Serving and Supporting Public Health in Rwanda

Robin Martz, MPH ’03

Ensuring public health works across policy and communities is no small task. With a host of skills honed at Michigan Public Health and beyond, Robin Martz, MPH ’03, serves populations in eastern Africa by understanding the art and science of communication, policy, and a range of other technical areas.