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  • November 7, 2017

    The Institute for Population Health, Healthy Start, C.A.N screening of the movie “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope”

    The Institute for Population Health through our Healthy Start program would like to invite the community to watch the movie “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope” on Monday, December 11, from 11am to 1pm (movie is 60 minutes, movie trailer above). Healthy Start’s goal is to reduce disparities in infant mortality and adverse perinatal outcomes using the five approaches below:

    1.) Improving women’s health
    2.) Promoting Quality Services
    3.) Strengthening Family Resilience
    4.) Achieving Collective Impact
    5.) Increasing accountability through quality improvement, performance monitoring and evaluation.

    The movie “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope” falls under the vein of our third Healthy Start approach, “Strengthening Family Resilience”.

    When: Monday, December 11, from 11am to 1pm
    Where: IPH Family Health Center (Conference Room)
    9045 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48202

    If you won’t be able to physically attend the movie screening, please let me know, and we can set up distant learning via web streaming.

    The movie will be followed by a guided discussion. We look forward to seeing you all!

    To see the movie trailer (click here)

  • June 19, 2017

    Using the learning collaborative method to implement routine HIV and Hepatitis C in Detroit toolkit 

    This toolkit highlights the best practices, including barriers and strategies in the implementation of routine HIV and Hepatitis C screening in major cities.  Detroit’s Institute for Population Health partnered with Gilead Corporation through the Frontlines of Communities in the United States grant using the learning collaborative method to implement routine HIV and Hepatitis C screening in Detroit. The initiative began in 2015 with Federally Qualified Health Centers and substance abuse facilities and expanded in 2016. Institute for Population Health oversees the day-to-day operations of screening, testing, linkage-to-care, and quality improvement of HIV and Hepatitis C at six partnering sites.

    Click Link below:

    HIV & Hep C Toolkit

  • December 12, 2016

    IPH Opening Late

    IPH will be opening at 12 noon today.

  • November 23, 2016

    IPH Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

    IPH will be closed November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. IPH will be open Monday, November 28th.

  • July 13, 2016

    Community Health Worker (CHW) Training and Work Force Development

    The Institute for Population Health (IPH) in partnership with The Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance (MiCHWA) and with Henry Ford College (HFC), offers Community Health Worker training 3-4 times a year based on employer need. Individuals who successfully complete the 126 hour training program will receive a certificate of completion from Henry Ford College. For more information on the training schedule contact phohmann@umich.org, or go to www.michwa.org. For information about the course content contact rguzman@ipophealth.org

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