Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

Eight PHHS students attend GLC-SOPHE's spring conference

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On Thursday, April 11, seven graduate students and two undergraduates from our health education and public health programs attended the Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (GLC-SOPHE) spring conference in Grand Rapids. The conference, titled “The Changing Face of Health Education: how to Provide Quality Programming, Services & Messages in Today’s

PHHS represented by students and faculty at women's night out event

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PHHS and the School of Health Professions & Studies (SHPS) were well-represented at Women’s Night Out on Thursday, March 21. SHPS faculty and students screened about 40 women for blood pressure and distributed literature. Many PHHS students and alumni volunteered their time to make the exhibit a success. Among those who helped coordinate, set up,

Health education faculty member and health sciences alumna co-author article

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Dr. Rie Suzuki, assistant professor of health education and gerontology and Tracy Sweeny, B.S. in health sciences, ’08, have co-authored an article “Physical Accessibility and Health Care Use for Women with Physical Disabilities: A Case Study Approach.” The article was recently published in the Californian Journal of Health Promotion. You can read the full article online

Health Communications class organizes blood drive

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M.S. in Health Education students in Dr. Lapeyrouse’s Health Communications class worked hard to organize, plan, and promote a blood drive in collaboration with the American Red Cross. Their efforts paid off! Check out these articles on the Blood Drive’s success: UM-Flint graduate students hold 66 Heroes for 66 Lives blood drive U of M

Health education student to receive prestigious award

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Each year, MiCC awards students from member colleges and universities across the state for their outstanding commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Three types of awards are given: the Outstanding Community Impact Award, the Commitment to Service Award and the Heart and Soul Award. This year, more than 450 students from 33 member campuses will