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Whitney Peoples, PhD, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Michigan School of Public Health

Leadership at the Intersections of Public Health, Race, and Gender

Whitney Peoples, PhD

Whitney Peoples, the school’s inaugural director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, has taught, researched, and published on matters at the intersections of race, gender, and health. As a field of scholarship and practice, public health has always been close to her work.

Payton Watt, master's student in Epidemiology and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Shaping Public Health Policy with Arab Communities in Israel

Payton Watt

With growing experience in epidemiology and health policy, master’s student Payton Watt is pursuing her passion for improving health in lower income populations. She continues to examine a pandemic that revealed flaws in US health care and how better policy can ensure access to basic needs.

Sebastian Zöllner, Professor of Biostatistics and Psychiatry, Co-Director of Precision Health at University of Michigan

Genetics, Human Diseases, and Precision Health

Sebastian Zöllner

Precision health uses genetic and other biological data to bring traditional public health strategies to new levels. But precision health is about much more than genetics, says Sebastian Zöllner, professor of Biostatistics and co-director of the Precision Health initiative at the University of Michigan.