Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Beth Brines uses technology on campus to connect with global partners

Remote Global Health Internship Is Not an Oxymoron

Q&A with Elizabeth Brines

Global internships this summer were rather different from what students might have envisioned. With a creative spirit, adaptable skills, and a passion for moving public health forward, Michigan students spent their summer months connecting with and learning from a variety of global health partners. Read more

Former Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) student Sade Richardson with FPHLP director Dana Thomas

Why Michigan Needs a More Diverse Healthcare Workforce - and What We Can Do About It

FPHLP in the News

Socioeconomic factors, underutilization of afterschool programs, fewer sources of social support, and a fear of not belonging can lead to a lack of diversity in the healthcare field, as well as poorer health outcomes for patients of color. As a result, several Michigan initiatives are working to increase the diversity of the future healthcare workforce. Read more