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Dean MacKenzie

Statements & Announcements

The Health and Well-being of Transgender People

In many U.S. states, legislators are pursuing discriminatory legislation targeting transgender people. Many of these laws—and the often-hateful discourse surrounding them—are intended to limit access to high-quality health care supported by leading professional medical associations.

Recent Court Rulings Endanger Public Health

Preventive care and reproductive health are bedrocks of public health—but in both areas, judges have recently intervened, undermining public health efforts and putting the nation's health at risk. 

Solidarity with the Protesters in Iran

Like many of you, I have been horrified by the recent news from Iran. As members of the public health community, we must stand for human rights everywhere.

New Leadership for the DrPH Program

Mark J. Bittle, DrPH ’06, MBA will become the next chair of the DrPH program, following in the footsteps of Janice Bowie, PhD ’97, MPH.

We Remain Committed to Advancing Reproductive Health

For months we have been waiting for a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on a landmark reproductive rights case from the state of Mississippi. We now know the Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion established by Roe v. Wade.