School: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Prevention and Community Health
Michael W. Long is an Associate Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health.
Speaking to the moral blindness driving segregation and white supremacy in his sermon “Love in Action,” the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. argued, “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.” King’s sermon speaks very directly to the essential nature of practice in academic public health scholarship, education, and service. They conclude that love is the bridge between thinking and doing good.
Dr. Long works to integrate moral philosophy into their public health work with the goal of advancing school and community health.