Events

Upcoming Events Date & Time Location
Talk by SPH Alumnus Dr. Pamela Pugh, DrPH
"Flint Water Crisis: Giving Voice to Communities from Flint Crisis to Recovery"
Dr. Pamela Pugh received her Doctorate of Public Health (DrPH) from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. In October 2016, Mayor Weaver hired her as the first Chief Public Health Advisor for the City of Flint. In her talk, she will describe the current status of Flint water crisis, the critical importance of community inclusiveness in responding to the crisis and transition to recovery, and holistic efforts toward public health equity  in Flint for decades to come. 
February 16
4:00-5:00 PM
M1112 SPH I
PHAST Bottled Water Distribution Service Event
The Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) will be distributing bottled water to Flint residents in partnership with Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Volunteers will also be distributing personal care items collected through a donation drive organized by the UM Biomedical Alliance of Students in Health at the UM Medical School.
February 18
10:00 AM-2:00 PM
 
 
PAST Events (for reference) Date & Time Location
Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center
The purpose of the meeting is to connect faculty within and across universities (UM-Flint, UM-Ann Arbor, UM-Dearborn, Michigan State University and beyond) who have current Flint based research projects.
Learn more and register at www.hfrcc.org.
November 4
1:00-4:00 PM
Room 1205 
William S. White Building 
UM-Flint
Tap Water for Flint
A day of music, dance, fitness, and creative expression!
100% of proceeds from Tap Water For Flint will be donated to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund for the long term care of children affected by the water crisis. 
  -12PM-5PM Fitness and Dance Classes
  -6PM-8PM variety concert @ Mendelssohn Theater
April 17
12:00-8:00 PM
Michigan League
2015 National Legionella Guidelines
A course presented by the Michigan Public Health Training Center and the Genesee County Health Department
Attend a live webcast featuring Legionella.org expert Janet E. Stout, PhD. Dr. Stout will describe the context of Legionnaires' Disease and present the new national guidelines for water systems. The ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems is intended to provide guidelines for those involved in the creation and maintenance of human-occupied facilities, including but not limited to healthcare facilities. This learning opportunity will provide information for communities and health professionals addressing outbreak situations and for those interested in Legionella prevention strategies.
February 17
1:00 PM
Online
Call to Action: Flint Water Crisis
The University of Michigan-Flint is issuing a call to action to interested faculty members from all campuses of the University of Michigan to help identify ways in which we can respond to the Flint water crisis.
January 29
1:00 PM
U-M Flint Campus,
Riverfront Center, Suite A
Flint Drinking Water Crisis: Background and Next Steps
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH
Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Hurley Children’s Hospital, Hurley Medical Center
MSU College of Human Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
This talk by Dr. Hanna-Attisha is sponsored by the U-M Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease Center (M-LEEaD), U-M School of Public Health.
February 3: Doors open 11:30 a.m.;
event begins at noon
U-M School of Public Health,
Auditorium M1020