Posters Tell a Story

Mexico is a nation in transition—from low- and middle-income to middle- and high-income. As U-M SPH alumnus and former Mexican minister of health Julio Frenk said recently, “Mexico, like a lot of middle-income countries, has been experiencing the most intense health transition in human history.” In many ways, Mexico is emblematic of what’s known as…

Arsenic and Old Mines

When I first found out I would be spending my summer researching arsenic contamination in Thailand, I couldn’t help but think of the 1940’s classic film, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” which was my first introduction to arsenic and its poisonous characteristics. In the dark comedy, Cary Grant’s character discovers his two sweet elderly aunts are…