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From health disparities and the environment to manufacturing and the arts, our research is making an impact in Detroit and around the world.  

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  • Sylvie Naar

    Sylvie Naar

    Faculty Award-winning researcher focused on minimizing the health disparities affecting adolescents in the Detroit area.
  • Dawn Misra

    Dawn Misra

    Faculty Expert on infant mortality among African American women.
  • Andrew Camilleri

    Andrew Camilleri

    Student “I chose to study environmental science to understand the influence of humans on the earth’s ecosystems.”
  • Abbass Berjaoui

    Abbass Berjaoui

    Student “Everyone should be able to live a healthy life, and I want to help ensure that.”