Five PHHS students will attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting in Boston this month. These five students were selected from a large pool of applicants from the PHHS student body for their excellent academic performance and demonstrated interest in attending the APHA conference: Amber Currie, MPH student, with a concentration in Health
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Georgiana Logan is the picture of an engaged and dedicated graduate student. On top of her full-time course load, Georgiana is the Co-Director of the PT HEART student-run free clinic, over Health Education services. She’s also the Vice President of UM-Flint’s Delta Phi Chapter of the Eta Sigma Gamma National Honorary. In her work with
In higher education, we often hear questions along the lines of “why am I paying so much money for this piece of paper?” Education can be really expensive…we get that! Many of us here are still in debt from funding ours. To be fair, earning a degree, certificate, or credential is about a whole lot
Dr. Lisa Lapeyrouse has been selected as one of UM-Flint’s five Boyer Faculty Scholars for 2013-2014. The goal of the Boyer Faculty Scholars Program, according to the program’s Web page is to “deepen the campus-wide discourse, practice, and recognition of the scholarship of engagement at UM-Flint.” Dr. Lapeyrouse is dedicated to developing courses in which
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.
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,
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.
This Thursday evening, join PHHS and the Prevention Research Center of Michigan for a free film screening of the HBO documentary “The Weight of the Nation,” followed by a panel discussion on the film. Thursday, May 2 | 5 p.m. Kiva Auditorium, UM-Flint University Center Three years in the making, “The Weight of the Nation”
Jasmine Clark, healthcare administration senior, has been selected for a paid summer internship position with the Genesee Health System (GHS). Ms. Clark, who plans to graduate in December, will begin her work with GHS in May and work as many as 30 hours per week throughout the summer. The selection process for this position was
This semester, four members of the PHHS faculty received Golden Apples from their students. Golden Apples acknowledge the hard work, dedication, and extraordinary impact that our faculty has had on our students. This semester, Golden Apples went to: Molly Brennan, Lecturer, Advisor, and Student Internship Coordinator Rozlyn Kelly, Lecturer Dr. Gergana Kodjebacheva, Assistant Professor Dr. Shan