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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Washtenaw County Public Health Welcomes New Medical Director

YPSILANTI, Mich., August 31, 2016  – Washtenaw County Public Health is pleased to announce that Jessie Kimbrough Marshall, MD, MPH is the county’s new medical director. Dr. Marshall brings experience leading health equity initiatives, training medical providers to support patients from diverse cultures and providing clinical care to vulnerable patients. She will use her medical…
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MSMS Foundation Seeking Grant Applications

Concerned with all aspects of health education, research and community-based health projects, the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Foundation's current areas of focus include: wellness, healthy lifestyles, end of life care, youth education, and the elderly. The MSMS Foundation also supports research and demonstration programs with short-term or start-up costs, but does not fund salaries…
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All Candidate Forum Scheduled for Tuesday, September 20

Please join Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS) for a forum featuring candidates running for public office in the upcoming November election. Participants include candidates running for the House of Representatives in Districts 52 - 55, as well as Congressional Districts 7 and 12. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. for members.…
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Youth Health in Washtenaw County Event Being Held September 13

Washtenaw County Public Health invites the community to a panel discussion comprised of youth from Washtenaw County, who will discuss the needs they are seeing in the community, what they are doing to create change, and what we can do to support them. Some of the panelists will discuss Ozone House’s Peer Outreach Workers and the Corner…
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UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) Call for Submissions

The UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) has issued a Call for Breakout Sessions, Oral Research Sessions and Poster Presentations for the Annual Conference on Adolescent Health. The 2017 Conference will take place on April 24-25, 2017, and will feature skills-building workshops, plenary and breakout sessions, oral research sessions, and poster presentations on clinical care, innovative programming,…
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Waggoner Lecture Scheduled November 2, 2016 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Save the Date:  The 21st Annual Raymond W. Waggoner Lecture on Ethics & Values in Medicine Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm Ford Auditorium Jeffrey Swanson, PhD, MA – Lecturer “Gun Violence, Mental Illness and the Law: Balancing Risk and Rights for Effective Policy” Jeffrey Swanson is Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences…
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