Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

Department Volunteers Help Community With Lead Screening & Education

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The Department of Public Health and Health Sciences has been busy at work helping volunteer with the community during the Flint water crisis, offering assistance with lead screening and blood testing at various sites throughout the city. The PHHS efforts were done in collaboration with UM-Flint Student Care Coordinator and Clinical Nursing Faculty member Veronica

Congratulations Tabitha Donald!

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Congratulations to PHHS student Tabitha Donald as her abstract was presented at the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research annual meeting this past month! This annual meeting is designed for health professions faculty and students; program directors of public health programs, and chairs of departments of preventive medicine/population health to tackle important topics facing our

Faculty Molly Brennan featured in “The Scholarly Teacher”

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”Once Upon a Time: Integrating Stories into Your Teaching”, Amy Yorke and Molly Brennan (University of Michigan, Flint) discuss how intentionally planning and implementing storytelling into a learning experience assisted student learning. Read about the effective use of of storytelling across disciplines to more successfully promote long term learning and critical thinking skills of their

Faculty Dr. Max Mendieta visits Madrid for a Conference!

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PHHS Assistant Professor Max Mendieta, PhD, recently returned from the 2015 Health, Wellness, and Society Conference at the Universidad de Alcalá in Madrid, Spain! Dr. Mendieta presented a poster on “The Barriers to Hospice Care in Saudi Arabia”. Founded in 2011, the Health, Wellness, & Society Knowledge Community is brought together by a common concern in the fields

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 Radiation Therapy Class of 2015!!!

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Congratulations to the 2015 Radiation Therapy class, as all seven of our graduates have passed boards on their first attempt and are employed or have been accepted into graduate school!! Back row from left to right: William Nicolai- Southern Illinois University Carbondale, pursuing Master’s in Medical Dosimetry Laura Jolovic- St. Jude’s Children Hospital Ben Bedford- St.

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

Congratulations Anna Ratiu!

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Congratulations to PHHS Alum Anna Ratiu for being selected for a highly competitive internship placement within the Research, Evaluation and Planning unit of the Los Angeles Public Health Department. Anna is a 2013 graduate of the Public Health and Health Sciences department majoring in Healthcare Administration, and is currently int he MPH program at USC.