2016 winter news and happenings - University of Michigan

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2016 winter news and happenings - University of Michigan
2016 WINTER NEWS
AND HAPPENINGS
WINTER 2016 PHHS NEWS AND HAPPENINGS
In This Issue
Advising and Registration * Flint Water Crisis Course
PHHS Community Impact * Winter Snapshots * Alumni News
Student Organizations * Upcoming Events
Completed90creditsANDhaveappliedforgraduation?ScheduleaGraduation
AdvisingAppointment!Ifyouhavecompletedlessthan90credits,scheduleyour
appointmentwithAcademicAdvisorCortneyLaBrieandbeginmappingoutremaining
requirements.ApplyforGraduationAdvisingwhenmeetingthesecriteria!
APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
PublicHealthandHealthSciencesestablishedanewonlineappointmentschedulingservicethispast
semesterandwearethrilledtoseethatitishasbeenarousingsuccess!UsingtheAppointment-Plus
system,theworldwideleaderinonlineschedulingsolutions,studentsareabletoconvenientlyscheduleall
typesofappointmentsrangingfromAcademicAdvising,Internship,AnticipatedGraduation,Thesis,
generalcourseconcernsandmanymore. Itisimperativethatyoubegintoscheduleyour
mandatoryadvisingappointmentPRIORtotheregistrationperiodtoensurethatyouwillhavethe
opportunitytomeetwithyouradvisorandhaveyourholdremovedbeforeyouattempttosignupfor
classes!Asthepresenceofavailableadvisorsoncampusvariesthroughoutthesummer,advising
availabilitywillbeVERYlimitedaftermidApril.
Asarefresher,orforthosewhoarenewtotheprocess,youneedonlytoclickthelink
athttps://go.umflint.edu/PHHSAppointmentandclickon“CreateYourAccount"togetstarted.Onceyou
haveenteredyourcredentials,yourprofilewillbesavedinthesystemforallfutureappointmentlogins.
EARLY REGISTRATION FOR 2016
SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL COURSES
Graduates&Seniorswith100+hours:Monday,[email protected]
Seniors85-99hours:Tuesday,[email protected] Juniors55-84hours:Wednesday,[email protected]
Sophomores25-54hours:Thursday,[email protected]:Friday,[email protected]
EarlyregistrationdatesforSpring/Summer/Fall2016forcontinuingstudentsopensMarch21st.AllPHHS
undergraduatestudentsmustmeetwithanadvisorinordertoregisterforclasses.Youradvisorholdwillbe
releasedafterthismeeting.Programadvisorsaretakingappointmentsnow!Pleasevisit
go.umflint.edu/PHHSAppointment.Toprepareforyourappointment,pleasemakesuretobringwithyou
aproposedscheduleforyourupcomingsemester.StudentstakingclassesontheLansingCommunity
College(LCC)campusmaymakeanappointmentwithJenniferSpennybycalling(517)483-9727.
ForalistofPHHScourseofferingsbysemester,pleasevisitwww.umflint.edu/pubhealth/informationcurrent-studentsandclickontheinfobarontherighthandsidethepage.(Pleasenotehowever,that
theselinksrepresentonlycoursesofferedbyPHHSandofinteresttomostPHHSmajors,andthattheyare
uptodateasofthemomenttheyarelistedandcouldbesubjecttochange)
EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES
Besureandkeepuptodateon
themainPHHSwebpagefor
EmploymentOpportunities,as
manynewpositionshavebeen
postedforSpringandSummer!
www.umflint.edu/pubhealth
MATT BUEBY
MARKETING COORDINATOR
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Why I Give from Within
www.umflint.edu/development/faculty-staff-and-retiree-giving-um-flint
Atthebeginningofthissemester,PublicHealthandHealthSciencesbeganto
hosttheFlintWaterCrisisCourse,opentostudentsandcommunitymembers
alike.Theseeight,two-hourFlintWaterCrisisCoursesessionsfeaturemultiple
expertpanelistpresentations,followedbyaudienceinteractionandquestions.
Becauseofthedepartmentplayingsuchamonumentalroleinhostingmanyof
thetopexpertsinboththecommunityandcountry,weareabletofurther
implementourgoalofbringingawarenesstothispublichealthemergency.
Withcrowdsupwardsof170attendeeseachofthefirstthreeweeks,the
responsehasbeenbothunprecedentedandgroundbreaking.Withmanygreat
panelistsscheduledtoappearfortheremainderofthedates,weanticipate
participationandattendancetosustainatthesehighlevels.
Toregistertoattendanyofthefuturedates,oneneedsonlytovisit
umflint.edu/pubhealth/flint-water-crisis.Forthosewhocannotattend,orwish
toviewprevioussessions,theeventshavebeenprofessionallyfilmedbythe
UniversityofMichigan-Flint,andcanbefoundonthecoursewebsiteaswell.
GeneseeCountyHealthDepartmentHealthOfficer,andPHHSlecturer,MarkValacakaddressesacrowdofover
150attendeesduringtheJanuary28thFlintWaterCrisisCourseon“PublicHealthandWaterSafety”
What happened: how did we get here? Setting the stage, a History of Flint January 21, 2016
Richard Sadler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Division of Public Health, MSU (UM-Flint Alumnus)
E. Yvonne Lewis, Founder/CEO of the National Center for African American Health Consciousness
Melissa Mays, Community Member, Wateryoufightingfor
Nayyirah Shariff, Flint Democracy Defense League
Public Health and Water Safety
January 28, 2016
Mark Valacak, MPH, Health Officer, Genesee County Health Department
Kent Key, PhD, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
Jennifer Carrera, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Environmental Science and Policy Program, MSU
Science of Water Delivery
February 10, 2016
Jim Henry, Environmental Health Supervisor, Genesee County Health Department
Michael Shock, Chemist at Water Supply & Water Resources Division, US EPA
Marty Kaufman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Earth and Resource Science, University of Michigan-Flint
The Economic and Social Justice Issues Surrounding Water
March 10, 2016
Dan Kildee, United States House of Representatives
Nayyirah Shariff, Flint Democracy Defense League
Val Washington, Attorney
Adam Hartley EdD, GEARup2LEAD
Political Backdrop to the Flint Water Crisis
March 23, 2016
Jim Ananich, State Senator
Mark Valacak, MPH, Health Officer, Genesee County Health Department
Sheldon Neely, State Representative
Preparing for Public Health Emergencies
April 6, 2016
E. Yvonne Lewis, Founder/CEO of the National Center for African American Health Consciousness
Kent Key, PhD, Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research
Role of the Media and Other Information Sources During Crises
April 13, 2016
Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press
Steve Carmody, Michigan Radio
Health implications of the Flint Water Crisis
RESCHEDULED DATE TBA - Postponed from February 24
Marc Edwards, CEE, The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
Lawrence Reynolds, MD, Mott Children’s Health Center
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD MPH FAAP, Hurley Children's Hospital, Michigan State University
PHHS COMMUNITY IMPACT
DR. THOMPSON AND A TEAM OF SIX PHHS STUDENTS DISTRIBUTE
BOTTLED WATER AND FILTERS AT GRACE EMMANUEL CHURCH
DR. SAHLI GIVES A PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR ON THE WATER CRISIS
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO
SHELBY MILLER AND OTHER PHHS
STUDENTS, STAFF AND FACULTY
VOLUNTEER AT CATHEDRAL OF
FAITH MINISTRIES IN FEBRUARY
DECEMBER
HONORS CEREMONY
LAMBDA NU INDUCTION CEREMONY
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
RTSO
EtaSigmaGamma
EtaSigmaGammaisanationalHealthEducationHonorarywith3,000membersrepresenting89chapters
throughouttheUnitedStates.TheDeltaPhiChapterisopentoallstudentswithaGPAof3.0orabovewithan
interestinhealtheducation.Thedepartmentwillbeholdinganinductionceremonyduringthewintersemester.If
youareeligible,youwillreceivealetterinthemail.PleasemakesureyourcurrentmailingaddressisupdatedinSIS.
LambdaNu
LambdaNu(LN)isanationalhonorsocietyfortheradiologicandimagingsciences.It'sobjectivesareto:Foster
academicscholarshipatthehighestacademiclevels,promoteresearchandinvestigationintheradiologicand
imagingsciences,andrecognizeexemplaryscholarship.Formoreinformation,pleasecontactUniversityof
Michigan–FlintRadiationTherapyProgramDirectorJulieHollenbeck.
PrePhysicalTherapy
ThePre-PhysicalTherapyClubpurposeistobecomefamiliarwithphysicaltherapyandmeetotherstudentswiththe
sameinterests.Thisorganizationplanstoursoflocalhospitalsandhasguestspeakersfromdifferentfieldsof
physicaltherapy.FormoreinformationonhowtomeetcurrentPTstudentsandtalkwiththemtofindoutmore
abouttheprogramhereatUM-Flint,pleasevisitFacebook.com/UniversityofMichiganFlintPrePhysicalTherapyClub
PTHEART
PTHEARTisastudent-ledcliniccommittedtoprovidingphysicaltherapyandhealtheducationservicestothe
uninsuredandunderinsuredofFlint.Theclinicseekstocreateanenvironmentofhealthandlearningforallwho
enterthroughitsdoorsbyprovidingexcellentcarethroughevidenced-basedintervention,patientcentersservices,
preventativecareandeducation,andcollaborationbetweenpatients,studentsandpractitioners.PTHEARTis
locatedattheNorthEndSoupKitchen.Formoreinformationpleaseseewww.umflint.edu/pt/pt-heart
RTSO
TheRadiationTherapyStudentOrganizationaimstoraiseUM-Flintstudents'andtheFlintcommunity'sawareness
aboutvarioustypesofcanceraswellascancerpreventionandtreatment,raisefundsforcharityorganizations
benefitingcancerpatientsandcancerresearch,andprovidesupportforradiationtherapystudentsintheirpursuit
ofprofessionalandacademicdevelopment.ContactJulieHollenbeckformoreinformation.
UpsilonPhiDelta
UpsilonPhiDeltaisanationallyrecognizedacademichonorsocietyforstudentsinhealthcareadministration,
administeredbytheAssociationofUniversityProgramsinHealthAdministration(AUPHA).Membershipisbasedon
academicexcellence,ademonstrationofhighprofessionalstandardsandethics,servicetothecommunity,and/or
contributionstothehealthcareadministrationprofession.Thosewhoareeligiblewillreceivealetterinthemail.
UPCOMING EVENTS…
Mar23FLINTWATERCRISISCOURSE-4:30pmNorthbankCenterBallroom
PoliticalBackdroptotheFlintWaterCrisis
Mar24CallingAllHeroesAnnualBloodDrive11am-5pmUCENHappening’sRoom
Apr1EtaSigmaGammaInductionCeremony5-7pmUCENHappening’sRoom
Apr6FLINTWATERCRISISCOURSE-4:30pmNorthbankCenterBallroom
PreparingforPublicHealthEmergencies
Apr8UpsilonPhiDeltaInductionCeremony5-7pmUCENHappening’sRoom
Apr13FLINTWATERCRISISCOURSE-4:30pmLocationTBD
TheRoleoftheMediaandOtherInformationSourcesDuringCrises
Apr29PHHSHonorsandAwardsCeremony5:30pmUCENHappening’sRoom
EligiblestudentswillreceiveinvitationinApril
May1UniversityofMichigan-FlintCommencementCeremony–PeraniArena
Formoreinfo,pleaseseewww.umflint.edu/registrar/graduation-and-commencement
PHHS
ALUMNI
IN THE
FIELD
WEWANTTOHEARFROMYOU!
Weappreciatethewonderfulresourcethatis
ourPublicHealthandHealthSciencesalumni.
Weareexcitedtoimplementnewwaysof
maintainingandstrengtheningcommunity
engagement,andarealwayslookingforcurrent
andfuturealumnitotakepartintheprocess.
Fromjobsandpromotionsandgraduateschool
tomarriagesandnewbabies,we'revery
interestedtohearwhat'sgoingoninyourlife,
andwhatwecandotohelpyouinyour
professionaljourneygoingforward!
Visitthesiteabovetosharewithusastory
aboutyourlifesincegraduation,orcontactour
AlumniandStudentOutreachDevelopment
Coordinator,MattBuebyat
[email protected]!
Besureandalsocheckourmainwebpageat
www.umflint.edu/pubhealthandseethe
EmploymentOpportunitieslinkonthelefthand
side,aswewillpostemploymentopportunities
aswereceivethem!
SarahGraver-Community
Connector,MolinaHealthcare
AdrienneHendrix-
EnrollmentRepresentative,
SynergisEducation
MeredithHurston-Quality
AssuranceSpecialist,The
JohnsHopkinsHospital
SheilaMoore-Stateof
MichiganDepartmentof
Health&HumanServices
HannahMurdoch-
ContractAnalyst,McLaren
Healthcare
NicoleMurphy-Financial
AssistanceSpecialist,
SparrowHealthSystems
BradSnyder-Community
HealthAnalyst-Genesee
CountyHealthDepartment
University of Michigan-Flint
Department of Public Health and Health Sciences
3124 William S. White Building 303 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48502
www.umflint.edu/pubhealth
810-762-3172