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

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

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