Events

  • Oct13

    Public Health Perspectives

    Public Health Perspectives is a monthly conversation café where public health practitioners of the past, present, and future meet to share experiences. SPH alum Olushola Samuel, Hospital Administrator (academic) will join us.  Register here.6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ESTVirtual
  • Oct10

    PHAST Emergency Preparedness Exercise

    Please note the date change for this event to October 10th.  If you have already registered, you do not need to re-register.  Work in inter-professional teams to solve case scenarios modeled after large scale emergencies. We will utilize MPH/MHSA competencies and FEMA training to better understand command structures. By the end, students will understand the dynamic role and responsibilities involved in managing public health emergencies. No prior education is needed, however consider becoming certified in Incident Command Systems 100 at bit.ly/FEMAICS100.  PHAST members may register for the event at bit.ly/PHASTEVENT9:30 AM -12:30 PM ESTVirtual
  • Oct6

    Public Health Perspectives

    Public Health Perspectives is a monthly conversation café where public health practitioners of the past, present, and future meet to share experiences. SPH alum Chinwe Obianwu, Epidemiologist, will join us.  Register here.6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ESTVirtual
  • Oct3

    PHAST Orientation

    Orientation for new PHAST members.  Register here10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ESTVirtual
  • Sep29

    Public Health Perspectives

    Public Health Perspectives is a monthly conversation café where public health practitioners of the past, present, and future meet to share experiences.  SPH alum Cameron Glenn, Hospital Administrator (non-profit) will join us.  Register here.6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ESTVirtual
  • Sep16

    PHAST Applications Close

    DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 16th! Final chance to apply to join the Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) until Winter term! PHAST partners with community-based organizations and health departments locally, nationally, and globally for various community service, public health practice (e.g. community health assessment design and/or implementation, health education, qualitative methods), workshop, and training opportunities.  Learn more and apply here! View Flyer11:59 PM EST
  • Sep11

    26th National Health Equity Research Webcast
    Truth to Power: Building Solidarity for Health and Democracy

    Participants will have the opportunity to hear from national leaders and engage in a moderated question-and-answer session.  Find event details and meet the panelists on the NHERW websiteRegister Now.2:00 - 3:30 PM ESTVirtual
  • Aug25NACCHO 2020 Preparedness SummitThe Preparedness Summit, to be held virtually August 25-27, presents an opportunity for us all, in the community, to collectively take a breath from the chaos of COVID-19, and uplift the important work being done to meet the challenges of today and prepare for tomorrow.  Register here.Virtual
  • Aug24PHAST Virtual PanelInterested in joining the Public Health Action Support Team? PHAST will be hosting a virtual panel on Monday, August 24th from 5-6 PM EST. Panelists will share their experiences with PHAST and answer questions from interested students. View the recording hereVirtual
  • Aug6Public Health PerspectivesConversation with SPH alum, Jennifer Floyd, DHA, MPH, MSW, Deputy Health Officer, Wayne County Department of Health, Human and Veteran Services. Join us as we talk with Dr. Floyd about her career trajectory and her current role as Deputy Health Officer for one of the largest counties in Michigan.  View the recording here.Virtual
  • Aug5PHAST Application OpensApply to join the Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) for Fall term!  PHAST partners with community-based organizations and health departments locally, nationally, and globally for various community service, public health practice (e.g. community health assessment design and/or implementation, health education, qualitative methods), workshop, and training opportunities. Learn more and apply here!  View Flyer
  • July30COVID-19 in Washtenaw County: A Health Equity Series Part 3
    Opportunities for Advocacy
    This third webinar will take a deeper dive into the policy and societal effects of COVID-19 and will also provide strategies and resources for safe, meaningful engagement in advocacy.  View the recording here.4:00 - 5:00 PM ESTVirtual
  • July23PHAST Event: Public Health Perspectives - Preparedness in COVID-19Cindra James, MPA, Emergency Preparedness Administrator at Washtenaw County Health Department will join us to discuss preparedness in COVID-19.  View the recording here.5:00 - 6:30 pm ESTVirtual
  • July8CCPH Webinar: A Hidden Pandemic: Mental Health, Trauma, and Racial HealingAt the intersection of a worsening COVID pandemic and the birth of a new civil rights era, we are also experiencing a shadow mental health pandemic in our communities. Our panelist will discuss trauma and racial healing in these times.  Register here.1:00 pm ESTVirtual
  • Jul7-9NACCHO Annual 2020NACCHO Annual is the premier public health conference that offers an opportunity for local health department staff, partners, funders, and individuals invested in local public health to share the latest research, ideas, strategies and innovations.  Learn more hereVirtual
  • June29PHAST End of Year Celebration

    PHAST Students - join us virtually for our end of year celebration!

    5:00 - 6:30 pm ESTVirtual
  • June11"Cooked" Survival by Zip Code Film Screening & Panel Discussion

    “COOKED: Survival by ZIP Code” is a documentary by Peabody Award winning filmmaker, Judith Helfand, chronicling the deadly 1995 Chicago heat wave - in which 739 mostly Black, elderly, and poor Chicagoans died during the course of one week. Watch the film for free and join us for a panel discussion with Judith Helfand, Director/Producer of COOKED; Jalonne White-Newsome, Senior Program Officer, Kresge Foundation; Trish Koman, Research Investigator, University of Michigan, School of Public Health; and Justin Owenu, Environmental Justice Organizer, Sierra Club. The panel will be moderated by Donele Wilkins, President/CEO, Green Door Initiative

    Click here to view the panel discussion recording.

    6:30 - 8:00 pm ESTVirtual
  • June11COVID-19 in Washtenaw County: A Health Equity Series Part 2 Place, Space, and RecoveryThis second webinar will take a deeper dive into the community and economic effects of COVID-19 and will provide information about what's needed as we move from crisis to recovery.
    Audience:  While the series will emphasize the Washtenaw County, MI context, content may be of interest to community members and public health or social service practitioners more broadly.  

    View the recording here.

    4:00 - 5:00 pm ESTVirtual
  • June9Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition

    This kick-off webinar of APHA's Advancing Racial Equity series examined racism and its historic and present-day impact on health and well-being. View the slides and webinar transcript here.

    2:00 - 3:00 pm ETVirtual
  • May29COVID-19 in Washtenaw County:
    A Health Equity Series Part 1 Social Determinants of Health
    There are many health equity concerns that have arisen or worsened under COVID-19. This four-part series will discuss current health equity issues related to the pandemic as well as resources and strategies to address them, particularly in Washtenaw County, MI.

    This first webinar will take a deeper dive into the social determinants of health in a COVID-19-context and will provide resources for community members and cross-sector partners.  View the recording here.
    4:00 - 5:00 pm ESTVirtual
  • May20CCPH Webinar: Community Resilience & Healing during COVID-19During this session, our guest speakers will share from their work how we can understand the factors that promote community resilience during COVID-19 and lessons learned about community healing in past traumas.  Register for the webinar here.

    Confirmed Speakers:
    Kira H. Banks, PhD, Associate Professor, Clinical Program, Department of Psychology at Saint Louis University, CEO of Raising Equity

    Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH, MA, Chief Science Officer and VP of Research-Evaluation-Learning at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    Alice Schenall, MPH, MCHES®, CDP, Director of Quality Improvement, Rural Health Group, Inc.  
    1:00pm ESTVirtual
  • Apr22Public Health Perspectives: RefugeesPublic Health Perspectives is a monthly conversation café where public health practitioners of the past, present, and future meet to share experiences. Madiha Tariq, Deputy Director at ACCESS Community Health and Research Center will join us.  View the recording here.5:00 pm - 6:30 pmVirtual
  • Mar17SOPHE National Conference - now VIRTUALTheme: Linking Science & Social Justice: Health Education as a Catalyst for Change
    Public health education professionals and others who seek to improve health outcomes often find their efforts are affected by larger societal forces, including disparities and social inequalities. These social justice issues severely affect outcomes in health care, education, mental health, the economy, and other areas that have a major influence on the quality of life for individuals and families.
    This conference will address ways that public health education professionals can have an impact on these social justice issues, through policy, advocacy, and communications; teaching and professional preparation; building and fostering effective partnerships; strengthening research translation and implementation; and addressing the continuum of prevention and care.  More information here.
    VIRTUAL
  • Mar13MPHA Epidemiology Conference 2020Free to attend, Registration opens January 1, 2020.
    Epidemiology Section 
    https://www.mipha.org/epidemiology-section/
    Oakland University
  • Feb8Service Day 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Jan312020 FPHLP Application ClosesSee application timeline here!11:50 pm EST
  • Jan20Ozone House MLK DayPHAST will host youth from the Ozone House Drop-In Center for the MLK Day Celebration on campus. PHAST students will meet with the students when they arrive, have lunch, and attend the "Many Stories, One Michigan: Sharing. Connecting. Building Community." session at Stamps Auditorium.11:00 am - 4:00 pmCampus - Various Locations
  • Jan17No Ego, Infinite Patience: Your Keys to Success in Global Public HealthSponsored by Office of Global Public Health and Office of Public Health Practice
    Dr. Rohan D. Jeremiah is an Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health. He is a global public health scholarly practitioner with training in Applied Medical Anthropology, and Health Behavior and Health Education. His research is at the intersection of substance use, violence, and HIV/AIDS, and focuses on developing strategies to reduce trauma, disease risks and mortality among racial, ethnic and gender minority men.
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRogel Ballroom Michigan Union 2nd Floor
  • Jan16Public Health Perspectives - Local Emergency PreparednessConversation cafe with Sergio Dinaro, Emergency Preparedness Manager at Wayne County Health Veterans and Community Wellness and Cindra James, Public Health Preparedness Administrator at Washtenaw County Health Department. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmM1112 SPH II