Medical disaster response tends to focus on the capacity of hospital emergency services to respond and treat disaster victims. New research shifts attention to the role of community outpatient services, like primary care practices, in crisis response. The study finds that many primary care leaders may be underestimating the potential impacts of
How has the 2016 presidential election affected the health and wellbeing of young Americans? New research from Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H., M.S. and Melissa DeJonckheere, Ph.D. provide context. Share their Conversation piece and find the original article now in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.
Intervention trials have often been considered the "gold standard" for clinical trials. While mixed methods intervention designs are certainly useful in medical research, their utility extends across disciplines, including education, psychology, and the health and social sciences. Join the Michigan Mixed Methods Program for this premier
A study finds that a brief, computer-delivered intervention reduced rates of alcohol and drug use during pregnancy. These risky behaviors have been identified as key risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
New collaborative research from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan suggests that more mental health providers may want to take a closer look at including exercise in their patients' treatment plans.
This November, three family medicine physician-researchers head to Atlanta, Georgia, to share their work with the public health community, at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA).