Practice

Aerial view of Michigan Stadium

Learning Public Health Practice in a Virtual World

A hypothetical college football game—a familiar scenario for Michigan students—provided the backdrop to a remote preparedness exercise for public health students and the Washtenaw County Health Department. Familiarity with the Big House and surrounding terrain helped the students focus on how to keep everyone healthy.

Microscopic image of the mycobacterium tuberculosis

Interview with a Pathogen: The Importance of Investigative Reporting in All Things

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.