Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

CHES/MCHES: More than just letters after your name

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For health educators across the U.S., the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) designation indicates professional competency and dedication to career-long professional development, according to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC), nchec.org. As a CHES or MCHES, you enjoy prestige in the eyes of colleagues and employers.

SHPS dean receives $15,000 grant for telemedicine outreach

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Dr. David Gordon, dean of the School of Health Professions & Studies (SHPS) has been awarded $15,000 in grant funding to use telemedicine to bring subspecialty care to the underserved and disadvantaged of Flint. The funding will allow the UM-Flint Urban Health & Wellness Center (UWHC), in partnership with the Hamilton Community Health Network FQHC,

Health care administration student presents poster at Meeting of Minds conference

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Sarah LaBean, graduating health care administration student, presented her research poster, “Diabetes Education Program”, at the 2013 Meeting of Minds Undergraduate Research Conference last Friday, May 10. Many conference attendees stopped to ask questions about Sarah’s project. Sarah developed her proposed program in Dr. Gergana Kodjebacheva’s Health Care Program Evaluation course, “I would never have

Outstanding students recognized at PHHS Honors & Awards Ceremony

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44 of PHHS’s most outstanding students were recognized at our Honors & Awards ceremony last Friday evening (May 3). Most of the 44 walked in Sunday’s commencement ceremony, though some will earn their diplomas in August. What makes an outstanding student? PHHS is proud of all of our students, many of whom work, raise families,

Eta Sigma Gamma induction ceremony photos are here!

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On Friday, March 22, ten graduate students and four undergraduate students were inducted into the UM-Flint Delta Phi chapter of the Eta Sigma Gamma national health education honorary. Here a few photos from the event: The inductees were: Amanda Allison, M.S. in Health Education student Porsha Black, M.S. in Health Education student Ashley Cooper, M.S.