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A Sample Grant Proposal

As I endeavor to write my first grant proposal, I wanted to get some outside opinions on my draft:   Grant Proposal for the Conception 2017 Cohort Number of participants required: ~135 million babies conceived in 2017 Number of researchers required: all public health/medical/biostatistic professionals Number of years required: 9 months pregnancy + lifetimes of…

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Capstoooooneee

It’s a daunting two syllables, capstone. While the first years are currently in the throes of finding their internships, we second years are pounding away at the culmination of our MPH’s…the one…the only…CAPSTONE! For many of my classmates, they were able to collect data on their internships and are using their summer projects to drive…

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Internship, Funding, Classes…Oh My!

 Hard to believe that almost an entire month has gone by since second semester started! It’s been a whirlwind of internship funding applications, internship conundrums in general and group projects for class galore. The Global Health Epid track has been super exciting thus far and I love the focus that my classes this semester have…

A milestone-induced illness is alright with me

I passed a pretty significant milestone in the PhD process two weeks ago: the data meeting. I thought this was a standard part of the PhD process, but it wasn’t until I started asking my non-EHS friends what their experiences were like when I realized that this staging point is erected only in some departments.…

U-M SPH in Israel: Reflecting Back and Moving Forward

The University of Michigan School of Public Health trip to Israel was in many ways an expedition—it enabled us to experience Israel for the first time or once again, to uncover new opportunities for research, and to learn about a different culture that has much to teach us as well as to learn from us.…

Recognizing the Bedouins of the Negev

The third day in Israel brought a hands-on look at some of the largest barriers to good health outcomes among one of Israel’s minority populations. After learning about the Bedouin population and the strong presence the Bedouin community has in the Negev region of southern Israel, we hoped to visit one of the nearby Bedouin…