Michigan State University Public Health Officials To Work With University Of Michigan, Other Research Teams To Avoid Research Duplication

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Monday, March 5, 2012

Michigan State University public health officials have spoken with more than 70 organizations, community leaders and elected officials throughout Genesee County to gain perspective.

Officials with MSU’s College of Human Medicine hope to increase their presence in Flint soon, but first they want to hear from the community its most pressing public health issues.

Friday, Dean Sienko, associate dean for Public Health and Preventive Medicine at MSU’s College of Human Medicine, spoke with 22 Flint Club and community members at Hoffman’s Deco Deli & Café.

MSU medical students have been integrated into the Flint community for decades doing their clinical training at Hurley Medical Center, Genesys Regional Medical Center and McLaren-Flint, Sienko said, but the university wants to expand in a much larger way.

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