Tackling Industrial Contamination: The Role of Science, Policy, and Activism

3750 School of Public Health Building

We are excited to announce the 2023 Annual Environmental Health Sciences Symposium, The symposium will feature talks from Bill Suk, the founding director of the Superfund Research Program; members of the Coalition for Action on Remediation of Dioxane, a local partnership organization focused on mitigating groundwater contamination from 1,4-Dioxane in Washtenaw County; and Robert Bilott,

Design Jam: Preventing Youth Firearm Injuries


As of 2019, firearm-related injuries became the leading cause of death for youth in the United States. Are you interested in coming up with creative solutions to address youth firearm violence? Public Health IDEAS for Preventing Firearm Injuries is making space for engineering students to collaborate with public health students to address firearm violence in the form of

PHSAD 36th Annual Health Equity Conference

Palmer Commons - Great Lakes Room 100 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Our 36th Annual Health Equity Conference, "What's Next? Transforming the Climate of Health Ethics, Equity, and Justice in Public Health" will be held at Palmer Commons on Saturday, April 1, 2023, from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. The purpose of the conference is to highlight sustainable results that bridge public health, policy, healthcare initiatives, and

The Dr. John Lamont Peterson Annual Research Symposium

Palmer Commons - 4th Floor 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The annual Dr. John Lamont Peterson Annual Research Symposium is the culminating event for participants in the Student Opportunities for AIDS/HIV Research (SOAR) program. The symposium features a keynote, and presentations by SOAR scholars who share findings from their behavioral and social science research related to HIV and/or sexual and gender minority populations. This year’s

Advancing Health Equity in East Africa

Weiser Hall - 1010 450 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Join us for a conversation with Rwanda’s Minister of Health Dr. Sabin Nsanzimana. Our distinguished guest will discuss Rwanda's current efforts to strengthen its healthcare system, including significant expansions of the health workforce and international partnerships for education, advanced training, and health innovation. This community conversation is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Please

Understanding NAAQS (Non-)Attainment: Science, Policy, & Implications for Environmental Justice

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Zoom registration required https://bit.ly/4368BGa Please join us for a Residents & Researchers 'Tuesday Talks at 12' webinar on environment, health and community and more specifically on whether the EPA's National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) are protecting public health. Panelists include: Nick Leonard (Great Lakes Environmental Law Center); Simone Sagovac (Southwest Detroit Community Benefits Coalition); and

Impact of Extreme Heat on Global Health and Possible Solutions

Virtual MI

This event is part of the Center for Global Health Equity's 2023-2024 Distinguished Seminar Series: Climate Vulnerability and Health—How are we Responding? Climate change is already having dramatic effects on human health and well-being. How are we adapting to these new realities and mitigating health risks for the world’s most vulnerable communities? The Center for

Root to Reality: Understanding the Foundation of Racial Inequity and its Connection to Contemporary Conditions

Virtual MI

"Intended Audience: This session is open to all SPH Students and will be particularly useful for SPH community members who are looking to increase their knowledge of foundational concepts related to structural racism and anti-racism within historical context. Workshop Description: Recent discussions around root causes of social, political, and economic inequity have emerged in response to

Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

Virtual MI

Suicide is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States and worldwide. Nearly 50% of individuals who end life by suicide see a primary care provider within a month of death, yet suicide risk assessment and treatment is consistently difficult in practice. It is imperative that risk assessment and safety planning knowledge and