Posts Dated Archive: November 2013

The passing of Noreen Clark

I was so sad to get an email Sunday night that Dr. Noreen Clark had passed away Saturday. Noreen had been University of Michigan’s dean of public health and Marshall H. Becker Professor of Public Health from 1995 to 2005. At the time of her death, she was the Myron… Read More

A very interesting article in Science

Anyone interested in advancing collaborative science should read the article, Atypical Combinations and Scientific Impact, in the Oct. 25 issue of Science magazine. Dr. Brian Uzzi, distinguished professor at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and colleagues report on their analysis of 17.9 million research papers. They set out to understand… Read More

The privilege of work that matters

Work as a privilege I’m sorry to be late in writing this week. My 36 hours traveling to Japan for 1.5 days there took a toll. I really admire my colleagues who seem to be able to travel around the world effortlessly. A colleague from the School and I were… Read More

Knowing, doing and being

Over the past two years, Dean Donna Petersen (University of South Florida) has done a heroic job of leading Framing the Future, a major effort of what is now the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). The initiative’s purpose is to envision where 21st century public health… Read More

Boston celebrates the Red Sox

An exuberant parade Readers of Monday Morning might be surprised that I am writing about baseball, a first for me. But here I am in Boston for national meetings of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and our School’s alumni reunion. I wanted to be able to… Read More