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Dean's Update | September 25

"This is Women in Medicine month, and the college has a special webpage dedicated to the cause. There you can find some of the news items about women in the college. Or you can go to NIH RePORTER and look at the large grants awarded to, for example, Debra Furr-Holden, Laura Cabrera, Ade Olomu, Stacey Missmer, and Jennifer Johnson. There is so much impressive work to celebrate." 

Read the latest Dean's Update.

Schools’ neighborhood environment affects academic outcomes in Flint

In a recently published paper, a Michigan State University research team led by Mieka Smart, assistant professor in the Division of Public Health and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, explored the association between academic achievement and a school’s neighborhood. Researchers examined academic achievement and attendance for the 21 schools within the boundaries of Flint and found evidence that school neighborhoods may impact academic achievement. 

Read more about Dr. Smart's study.

Early Detection Program

Keep our community safe, help us stop the spread of COVID-19! Throughout the fall 2020 semester, MSU will be analyzing thousands of saliva samples from volunteers to identify cases of COVID-19 in people who are asymptomatic. Click here to learn more and sign up to volunteer.

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