University of Detroit Mercy adding Novi campus to expand graduate and health education programs | News

The University of Detroit Mercy will be adding a 40,000 square foot campus in Novi to offer additional graduate level and health education programs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The university has acquired the former South University building, located at 41555 W. 12 Mile Road, as community demand for health care graduates increases during the pandemic. The new location will provide access to the institution’s nationally ranked programs for students who wish to stay close to home and their employer.

President Antoine M. Garibaldi said the new campus offers another example of the institution’s bright future as the state and country continue to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Detroit Mercy’s acquisition of this new campus will allow the university to expand academic programs in the health professions and other fields in which we are strong and that are in demand,” he said. “In addition to this campus’s proximity to several medical

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Graduate student receives Society for Public Health Education/CDC fellowship – News

A College of Arts and Sciences graduate student has been selected for a 2020-2021 fellowship with the Society for Public Health Education.  

Albright2Photo credit: Karan PatelGrace Albright, a University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences graduate student, has received a fellowship in injury prevention with the Society for Public Health Education and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

The fellowship is designed to support the training of a new generation of public health researchers and practitioners who work in behavioral sciences.  

Albright is a graduate student in the Developmental Psychology Program and conducts research in the UAB Translation Research for Injury Prevention Lab under her mentor, Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D.

“This fellowship provides me the opportunity to pursue research with implications for teen driver safety in a new age of technology,” Albright said. “I am excited to explore how teens are taught to interact with advanced driver

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Maryland University of Integrative Health announces educational partnership with the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine

Laurel, Md. – Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. MUIH and AOMA have entered an educational collaboration with the goal of enhancing graduate education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Through this partnership students from both institutions participate in case of study analyses together, virtually in real-time and guided by faculty from both institutions. This provides students with the opportunity to broaden their clinical treatment strategies and deepen their clinical knowledge.

“This is an academically enriching partnership that we are excited to have in place. Both institutions are committed to academic rigor and integrative health, and this partnership will represent an effort toward academic diversity of thought in diagnosis and treatment approaches. This will serve the faculty, students, and ultimately, patients,” said Alexandra York, Assistant Provost for Strategic Academic Initiatives at MUIH.

“What we learn from

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