Policy

Marc Zimmerman

Marc Zimmerman Appointed Co-Director of Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention

Marc Zimmerman, the Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor of Public Health and professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, will serve as co-director of the newly established Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. The University of Michigan presidential initiative was first developed in 2019 and will work to address the epidemic of firearm violence in the US. Read more

A child receiving a vaccination.

Unique Policy Challenges for Children's Health Care Access

New analysis from N'dea Moore-Petinak

Since 2016, the rate of uninsured children in the US has begun to rise for the first time since the adoption of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 1997. A new paper published this week in JAMA Pediatrics analyzes new and existing threats to children’s access to health insurance. Read more

A pack of cigarettes

Web-Based Tool Calculates Lives Saved, Policy Implications of Tobacco Control

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool is an interactive simulation modeling application developed by Jamie Tam, assistant professor at the Yale School of Public Health, Rafael Meza, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and the NCI-funded Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung consortium. Read more