Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

Alumni Spotlight – Meredith Hurston CLS/MT Class of 2003

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Meredith Hurston is a 2003 CLS/MTP graduate from the University of Michigan-Flint Public Health and Health Sciences Department and we recently received some exciting news updating us on her endeavors since leaving our department! After graduation, Meredith completed her internship through Wayne State and went on to work at Hurley Medical Center for over 5 years.

Congratulations Georgiana!

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  Congratulations to Georgiana Logan, a graduate of the MS in Health Education Program, who has been accepted into the University of Alabama for Fall 2015 into the Health Education/Health Promotion PhD Program! Georgiana was awarded an Assistantship to attend the University of Alabama and will be teaching their undergraduate Personal Health Course. Georgiana currently

Alumni Spotlight: Trisha Aldrich and Eric Nelson, B.S. in Radiation Therapy class of 2013

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Aldrich and Nelson are both currently employed as Radiation Therapists at the University of Michigan Radiation Oncology Department. Radiation therapists are responsible for carrying out cancer targeting treatment plans created by radiation oncologists. The department treats 20 to 30 patients each day with radiation producing machines called linear accelerators. Positioning the patients for treatment and verifying

Alumni Spotlight: Cameron Waites, B.S. in Health Sciences, '11

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After graduating from UM-Flint in 2011, I began working on a research project at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, studying human allergic inflammation. Whereas my prior experiences in the military had spurred my interest in the role of inflammation in brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, several important life events occurred

Alumni Spotlight: Jamila Kwarteng, M.S. in Health Education, '07

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Shortly after graduating from the UM-Flint M.S. in health education program, Jamila Kwarteng entered the Ph.D. program in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Her study on associations between observed neighborhood characteristics and physical activity was recently published in the Journal of Public Health.

Alumni Spotlight: Jeffrey Holko, B.S. in Healthcare Administration, '12

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After completing his internship, Jeffrey Holko was hired as a disability specialist for Genesys Health Systems. Last year, he moved to a new position at Genesys, becoming a benefits specialist. Holko is currently close to graduating with a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in health care administration from UM-Flint, and was gracious enough to