News at UM Public Health Sciences

The Department of Public Health Sciences is actively working internationally, nationally, and locally to promote health and reduce the burden of disease. Faculty, research staff, students, and alumni conduct research on drug and alcohol abuse, HIV, cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and other illnesses that threaten the health of our city, our state, our nation, and the world. Learn more about the cutting-edge research and stay up to date with updates on the department here. 

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