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October 17, 2018 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

The Department of Criminal Justice is proud to host Dr. Abdul El-Sayed for a talk focused on the intersection of criminal justice and public health on Wednesday, October 17th at 230pm.

Dr. El-Sayed ran for Governor of Michigan in 2018 (he was endorsed by Senator Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, among others) and previously served as Health Commissioner in Detroit. He was the youngest health official in a major city when he was appointed at the age of 30. Dr. El-Sayed holds a Doctorate in Public Health from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, as well as a Medical degree from Columbia University. He graduated with Highest Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan, where he earned the Williams Jennings Bryan Prize for Political Science. He was also a starting Defenseman on the University of Michigan’s Men’s Lacrosse team.

Seating for this event will be limited.

For more information about this event, please contact Matthew Larson at 313-577-9971 or