Engaged Learning

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Michigan Public Health launches new Master of Public Health Core Curriculum

New curriculum to prepare students to meet the needs of the public health workforce by providing hands-on, experiential learning

The University of Michigan School of Public Health launched its new core curriculum Aug. 28 to begin the 2023 Fall semester, with new coursework for nearly 200 first-year Master of Public Health students.

PHAST administers community assessments in eastern Kentucky

PHAST administers community assessments in eastern Kentucky

Students gain valuable experience in region devastated by extreme flooding

The University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Public Health Action Support Team was deployed Sept. 6-9 to eastern Kentucky after the region endured devastating flooding in July. PHAST collaborated with the Kentucky Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in administering two Community Assessments for Public Health Emergency Response to gather household-based information on the needs of the community.

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Public health pipeline program highlights strategies for recruiting underrepresented students

Q&A with Dana Thomas

A recently published article in Pedagogy in Health Promotion analyzes the recruitment and outreach strategy for underrepresented populations of Michigan Public Health’s Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP). Dana Thomas, the program’s director, details the program, its mission, and what strategies they found to improve students’ interests in public health careers.