PHAST is an interdisciplinary extracurricular student group that helps health departments and community organizations with short-term public health related projects. It gives students the chance to apply and adapt classroom knowledge while tackling real world public health issues.
To promote public health practice by providing student opportunities to assist local and State public health entities to advance their missions to improve community health.
- To train public health graduate students to respond to the needs of local and State public health
- To enhance public health graduate students educational experience through real-world public health experiences
- To promote professional development in the field of public health
Questions: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Read the Spring Break Deployments
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS & COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS
To request the help of PHAST students, complete a PHAST Deployment Application and email to email@example.com or call (734) 736-4962 and have the information requested on this form ready to provide to the PHAST Coordinator.
Deployment requests during UM fall and winter semesters (September through April) tend to get the best response from students. PHAST may be unable to respond to requests during the summer months.
Follow students in PUBHLTH 616 apply classroom theory to the field while working to meet needs identified by key agencies in Grenada. Read more
Nine Michigan Public Health grad students will be flying down to the Rio Grande Valley during their spring break as members of the Public Health Action Support Team, or PHAST. Read more