Leadership

Gyasi Chisley Headshot

Advent of a new alumni approach in a changing era

Gyasi C. Chisley, MHSA ’00

Gyasi Chisley, a longtime public health leader in health care management, will be the keynote speaker for the 35th Annual Minority Health Conference presented by the Public Health Students of African Descent (PHSAD) on March 31.

Whitney Peoples, PhD, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Michigan School of Public Health

Leadership at the Intersections of Public Health, Race, and Gender

Whitney Peoples, PhD

Whitney Peoples, the school’s inaugural director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, has taught, researched, and published on matters at the intersections of race, gender, and health. As a field of scholarship and practice, public health has always been close to her work.

Dr. Hanady Daas | Photo provided by Beaumont Health

Earning an MPH in Service of Her Patients

Hanady Daas

After years as a physician, Dr. Hanady Daas realized that to do all that she wants for her patients she was going to need to broaden her health horizons.She decided that studying population health would give her the ‘whole picture’ of a patient that she was looking for, one that would enable her to have an impact beyond individual care. Hanady is now earning her MPH online so that she can enhance her ability to serve her patients while continuing to care for them.

Cachet Colvard outside the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Learning, Leading, and Enriching Lives

Cachet R. Colvard, MHSA ’17, MBA ’20

Helping people live healthier lives led alum Cachet Colvard to Michigan Public Health, to Ghana, and now to the United Arab Emirates, where she develops patient-centered health care innovations. She spends a lot of her free time helping other young professionals navigate the complexities of health care leadership.