Sexual Health

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.

Taryn Gal

Sex, Public Health, and Being Human

Taryn Gal, MPH ’07

Working alongside young people as executive director of the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health, alum Taryn Gal and her team help ensure young people have access to sexual health services and sexual health education. And she reminds us that we all have a stake in sexual health.