Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

New Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy Starting Fall 2017

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The Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) online degree completion program is designed to provide a comprehensive education in advanced respiratory care.  Successful degree completion prepares students to sit for specialty credentialing exams administered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC). Admissions Requirements: Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited Institution Registered

Eta Sigma Gamma Holiday Giving

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Eta Sigma Gamma Health Education Honors Society adopted two families for the holiday season.  Members identified the families needs, purchased and wrapped gifts and delivered them to each family.

Honor & Awards Ceremony Recognizes Academic Excellence

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The Honors & Awards Ceremony was held Friday December 9, 2016 on the campus of University of Michigan- Flint.  Faculty, staff, students and their families enjoyed an elegant evening to recognize student accomplishments.  Four students received the Outstanding Student Award, for their academic achievements and contributions to the campus community. (See list below) “The most

Student Spotlight of Deanna Patrosso

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Deanna Patrosso, a Health Sciences major, has recently been accepted to the Physician Assistant Program at Eastern Michigan University.  During her academic career she has been very involved, she studied abroad in both Honduras & Tanzania, Africa and created the Pre Physician Assistant (PA) Club.  Deanna is a honors student and also works for Genesys

Health Perspective Poster Winners

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Congratulations to the Health Perspective Poster Winners! First Place – Kathy Chardenet, “Radiologic Monitoring of Faculty and Staff in an Electrophysiology Lab Using a Real time Dose Monitoring System” Second Place – Mathew Ashley & Karl Feurstein, “Characteristics of Self-Perceived Successful Integration into Clinical Sites by Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists” Third Place (tie) – Monica

Congratulations Marisa Novello!

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The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Public Health and Health Sciences along with the Hurley Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program congratulates 2016 program graduate Marisa Novello on being selected the winner of this year’s American Association of Nurse Anesthetist National Student Writing Contest. Marisa’s winning paper was titled, “Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Spasmodic

Dr. Rie Suzuki visits IUHPE World Conference in Brazil

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The 22nd International Union for Health Promotion and Education World Conference on Health Promotion took place this past month in Curitiba, Brazil. The aim of the conference was to create a global forum where researchers, practitioners and policy makers involved in and concerned about the promotion of health and equity would share and discuss new knowledge, innovations

Health Education students gain community insight during Windshield Tour of Flint

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This past month, a dozen of our PHHS Health Education students participated in a Windshield Tour of Flint as part of their HED 543 Community Assessment class, lead by lecturer Shannon Brownlee, MPH. Conducted through the Genesee County Health Department REACH program, the Windshield Tour offers individuals a chance to gain an understanding and awareness towards the social and environmental issues

Congratulations Jamie Cole!

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Jamie Cole is the Department of Public Health and Health Science Maize and Blue winner for winter 2016 and recently graduated with a B.S. in Health Sciences. Jamie has always had a passion for learning and helping others and has demonstrated this throughout her academic career. She has been an active member of Big Brothers

2016 Genesys Heart Institute Video Project Winners

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Congratulations to our two teams of Genesys Heart Institute Video Project Winners! Both Shelby Miller and Ariel Angel-Vincent as well as Japari Gadzami and Nubwa Gadzami were able to take home the $1500 prize!!! A short snippet of each of their videos can be found here on our department Facebook page! Are you interested in