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HASO sends birthday cheer to young man with cystic fibrosis

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Last week, the Healthcare Administration Student Organization (HASO) coordinated a birthday card drive for a young Davison man suffering from cystic fibrosis. Chad Everett, who celebrated his 21st birthday last Wednesday, has been battling the disease for much of his life. Despite a negative prognosis earlier this year, Chad was determined to reach this milestone

PHHS assistant professor is recipient of a Weiser Faculty Grant from the University of Michigan

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Dr. Gergana Kodjebacheva has received a grant from the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia.  The Weiser Center is part of the International Institute at the University of Michigan, where Kodjebacheva serves as a faculty associate.  The grant will fund her research project to understand why minority children in Bulgaria do or do not wear

Dr. Gergana Kodjebacheva receives a grant to research treatment adherence among children with sickle cell disease in Flint

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Dr. Kodjebacheva, assistant professor of health care administration in the Department of Public Health and Health Sciences, has received a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint to investigate factors associated with non-adherence to treatment recommendations among children with sickle cell disease.  The project is in collaboration with Susumu Inoue, MD, Director of the