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2017 Population Health Forum

The 2017 Population Health Forum: The Impact of Spatial Racism on Health will be held on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 8a – 12p at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch.  Dr. Brian Smedley will be the keynote speaker this year.  Pre-registration is required due to security precautions at the Federal Reserve. […]

Jonathan Heller speaks on ‘Health in All Policies’

In an ever-changing health care landscape, data is of utmost importance in promoting health. Elected officials, public health professionals, and other stakeholders of population health will convene on Monday, March 2 at the annual Population Health Forum. “The health care landscape is dramatically evolving while the needs of the entire population grow in southeast Michigan,” said Kate Kohn-Parrott, president and CEO, Greater Detroit Area Health Council…

Hope for a Healthy Michigan

  Hope for a Healthy Michigan The 2014 Interfaith Health & Hope Coalition Prayer Event Thursday, June 19, 2014 Featuring Rev. Tim Ahrens Contact: Ron Beford – 810-923-6940 or Click here for complete details

Health Authority Co-Hosts Reception for Women’s Health Activist Byllye Avery

DETROIT – The Detroit Wayne County Health Authority and Michigan Consumers for Healthcare will co-host a reception for Byllye Avery, educator and women’s health activist on Wednesday, March 12, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Health Authority office, 3031 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202. Light refreshments will be served. Avery is the […]

Health and Hope: The Faith Factor

Please join us Tuesday, June 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for our 10th Annual Interfaith Prayer Event, Health and Hope: The Faith Factor at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit. Our guest speaker, the Reverend Diane C. Smalley will share the moving account of how faith served as an integral component of her […]

Obesity Summit News Release

Obesity Task Force Hosts National Expert on Childhood Obesity DETROIT – Adam Becker, PhD, MPH, Executive Director, Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC), will be the presiding speaker for the “Childhood Obesity Planning Summit,” scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to noon, at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Detroit Tower, 600 […]

Community Health Reform Forum Hears Voice of Minority Residents

DETROIT The voice of minority communities has been largely absent in this years health reform debate. On Saturday, Nov. 7, Second Ebenezer Church and Molina Healthcare of Michigan will host a free community forum on national health care reform, together with several community organizations. FOR RELEASE October 23, 2009 Contact: Dennis Archambault 313-477-7239 Community Health […]

Free Sports Physical Program Begins at Detroit’s Northwestern High School

The Detroit Wayne County Health Authority will co-sponsor a week-long sports physical program at Detroit’s Northwestern High School, together with the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion, ThinkDetroit PAL and several area health plans April 13-17, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sports physicals and well-child exams will be provided free to youth ages 5 […]

Health Authority Sponsors Walk for the Uninsured

The Detroit Wayne County Health Authority will sponsor a rally and walk on behalf of the uninsured and underinsured on Saturday, Aug. 9, in Detroit’s New Center. “Walk for the Uninsured” will feature presentations from elected officials, health care safety net providers, and representatives of the uninsured. The event will begin with presentations at 10 […]