Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

Student Spotlight – Amy Bacon

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A few short years ago Amy Bacon was in critical condition with heart failure.  “I was so sick and yet so determined”.  She knew if she could get well she would educate the community on preventative health measures.  She is now in her second year of the Masters in Public Health Program at the University

Upsilon Phi Delta Honor’s Society Induction

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Upsilon Phi Delta is a national academic honor society for students in healthcare management, leadership or administration. The name is derived from the Greek words for health, care and administration (or leadership): Υγείας  meaning “health” Φροντίδα meaning “care”Διοίκηση meaning “to administer” or “to lead” The founders of the society feel that Health is the objective of all

MPH Sudent Wins Best Oral Presentation Award at the Medical Equity Conference

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Jennifer Okungbowa- Ikponmwosa, a Master of Public Health graduate with a concentration in Healthcare Administration at the University of Michigan- Flint and a second year medical student at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, recently won a the prize for Best Oral Presentation at the 2017 Medical Equity’s Health Equity Research Conference.  The goal

Health Education Video Project Winners

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A community engagement partnership between Genesys Heart Institute and the University of Michigan Flint provided students an opportunity to engage in a community health education project.  The students produced videos focused on the causes and prevention of heart disease in Flint and Genesee County. “It is a good way to get the information out that they