Not Just Food Security: Incorporating Food Justice into Public Health

Michigan League - Henderson Room (3rd Floor) 911 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Are you a pre-health student? Want to learn more about food justice? Come discuss food justice and health equity and engage with subject matter guests on this topic. This event will feature interactive activities designed to approach health equity with a justice framework, giving you the tools necessary to approach these topics in your future

Indigenous DNA and data: Community approaches to equity in genomics and health

Weill Hall - 1110 Betty Ford Classroom 735 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Krystal Tsosie (Diné/Navajo Nation), PhD, MPH, MA, is an Indigenous geneticist-bioethicist and assistant professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. As an advocate for Indigenous genomic data sovereignty, she co-founded the first US Indigenous-led biobank, a 501c3 nonprofit research institution called the Native BioData Consortium. Her research can be encapsulated in two

DEI Reading Circle – Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want (Virtual)

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Dr. Ruha Benjamin will be at the University of Michigan on March 14, 2023 to discuss her newest book, Viral Justice. Ahead of her visit, the SPH DEI Office will be distributing copies of her new book, on a first come/first serve basis, and will host two reading circles (one virtual, the other in-person) for the

Nailed It Film Screening and Panel Discussion

School of Public Health Bldg I and Crossroads and Tower - 1690, Lane Auditorium 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Description: Join the EHS department for a screening of the documentary, 'Nailed It' and panel discussion focused on occupational health and environmental justice as it relates to the beauty industry. Join in-person (at the University of Michigan School of Public Health) or virtually. Details on location and ways to access the movie prior to this

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 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