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Don Vereen

Director of Community-Based Public Health at the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) of the University of Michigan

Background

Dr. Donald Vereen was born on Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. After graduating from Harvard University in 1980 with an A.B. in Biology, he went on to receive his M.D. degree at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Vereen spent much of his career working as Special Assistant to the Director for Medical Affairs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). During his time at NIH, Dr. Vereen worked on the development of new research strategies to address public health issues and was even charged with the development of community-based research projects on violence while at the National Institute of Mental Health. He now works as the Director of Community-Based Public Health at the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) of the University of Michigan. 

Contributions to STYH

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