WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & HEALTH SCIENCES

We are a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals, empowering our students to become catalysts of change.  Utilizing our authentic local and global partnerships, students are immersed in cutting edge research and practical experience enabling them to become transformational leaders across all health sectors. 

Public Health Professional Development Workshops Winter 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018 

Leadership in Public Health will cover the emotional intelligence and basic instincts of leaders facing current issues in public health.  With an emphasis on state, national and global issues facing those with responsibilities to lead public and private organizations. 

Thursday, March 15, 2018 

Technical Writing will provide tips and strategies  to be successful at written communication in public health.   Focusing on plagiarism, sentence structure, organization, editing, and discipline. 

Thursday, March  29, 2018 

Climate Change and Public Health a discussion about the politics of climate change worldwide and the impact it has on public health. 

Thursday, April 5, 2018 

Trumpian Policies and Public Health  a discussion on the Trump administration policies (regulations, funding, role of science, and immigration) and its effect on public health.

All workshops will be held from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in 2153 William S White Building UM-Flint

Please RSVP at http://umflint.ut1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3BDZX0LqXYJ52bb or 810-762-3172

 

PHHS NEWS

MPH Student Wins Best Oral Presentation Award 

Jennifer Okungbowa- Ikponmwosa presented in the oral presentation category alongside graduate students and medical students from various universities across Michigan. She presented her research from her master’s degree capstone in response to the Flint water crisis. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Director the Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Medical Center, who helped uncover the Flint Water Crisis, attended Jennifer’s presentation.

Health Education Video Project Winners

A community engagement partnership between Genesys Heart Institute and the University of Michigan Flint provided students an opportunity to engage in a community health education project.  The students produced videos focused on the causes and prevention of heart disease in Flint and Genesee County.

New Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy 

The Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy  (BSRT) online degree completion program is designed to provide a comprehensive education in advanced respiratory care.  The program will start in the fall of 2017.  Successful degree completion prepares students to sit for specialty credentialing exams administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). 

Admissions Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited Institution
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credential
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0