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.
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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
Assistant Professor, Gergana Kodjebacheva, has had her article, “Decreasing Uncorrected Refractive Error in the Classroom Through a Multifactorial Pilot Intervention,” published in the Journal of School Nursing this month. Dr. Kodjebacheva’s study evaluated the effectiveness of a pilot intervention which aimed to increase the use of eyeglasses among children with refractive error in one school in California.
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 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,