The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the appointment of Edward Norton as UnitedHealthcare Professor of Health Care Management. The endowed professorship was established in 2018 to support a selected tenured faculty member whose work aligns with UnitedHealthcare’s commitment to a value-based healthcare system.
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Research from Lynda Lisabeth
About 1 in 3 Mexican American stroke survivors in south Texas received no type of rehabilitation during the three months after their stroke, according to preliminary research led by a University of Michigan School of Public Health researcher.
Q&A with Kate Bauer
Kate Bauer, associate professor of Nutritional Sciences, discusses the newly released guidelines on childhood obesity from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Michigan Farmworker Project seeks to improve social and environmental health for marginalized population
Q&A with Alexis Handal and Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Led by University of Michigan School of Public Health social epidemiologists Alexis Handal and Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios, the Michigan Farmworker Project (MFP) is a community-based participatory research initiative aimed at improving the social and environmental health of Michigan’s farmworker population, who play a critical role in the state’s food supply chain. Handal and Iglesias-Rios discuss their work.
Q&A with Briana Mezuk
Briana Mezuk, associate professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, studies the interrelationship between physical and mental health. Recently, she was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Mental Health to better understand this interrelationship, particularly as it related to suicide risk. We spoke with Mezuk to learn about the study.
Q&A with Justin Heinze and Hsing-Fang Hsieh
In the wake of President Biden's signing of a new Bipartisan Safety Communities Act that focuses on firearm injury prevention, school safety and mental health services, experts from the University of Michigan reacted to the law's intent and provisions.