Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic getting enough personal protection equipment and medical supplies to community health organizations has remained a challenge, leading one University of Michigan student group to step in and help gather and deliver supplies to clinics and health systems in the area.
Upcoming STATCOM Event
From understanding the influence of congressional members’ Twitter accounts to discussing why the global crude oil price rose again after 2016, the second annual Data for Public Good Symposium will showcase the unique ways in which students, faculty, staff and community members have analyzed and assessed data to benefit others.
Many students at Michigan Public Health are the first in their family to attend college. Across the school, these students model the resilience and dedication needed to approach some of public health’s biggest challenges.
In the 12 years since its founding, STATCOM has assisted with over 40 projects for nonprofits and now involves more than 100 students in multiple departments and schools at the university.