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Your Health Lecture Series

The Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and its community partners throughout the state. 

All events are free and open to the public.
Questions? Contact Niki Lechner at 616-234-2694.

Understanding Opioid Use Disorder & Treatment

Tuesday, February 18 at 7pm

Aquinas College, Albertus Magnus Hall of Science, Lecture Hall 104
1607 Robinson Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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Join Dr. Mandeep Bath for an informative conversation about Opioid Use Disorder. You’ll learn about:

  • The impact of the opioid epidemic
  • Available opioid use disorder treatments

Mandeep Bath, MD
Staff & Addiction Psychiatrist
Pine Rest Mental Health Services
Associate Professor
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Series Sponsors
Mercy Health, Aquinas College and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Parking available at Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Road, Grand Rapids, MI.

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Thursday, March 12 at 6:30pm

Saginaw Valley State University, Malcolm Field Theatre
7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

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Join us for an informative conversation with Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, pediatrician and author of the bestselling book, “What the Eyes Don’t See.” She’ll recount her role in uncovering the Flint water crisis, the city’s current challenges and successes, as well as the importance of advocacy in health and medicine.

Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP
Director, Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative
Assistant Professor, MSU College of Human Medicine

Series Sponsors
This lecture is made possible through Saginaw Valley State University’s Early Assurance Program partnership with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and sponsored in part by an SVSU Foundation Resource Grant.

The lecture is part of the annual Your Health Lecture Series initiative between Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and MidMichigan Health.

The Hidden Epidemic: Human Trafficking

Thursday, March 12 at 6:30pm

Calvin University Chapel Sanctuary
1835 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids

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Join a panel of experts for an informative conversation about human trafficking. You'll learn about:

  • The epidemic hidden in plain sight
  • Debunking myths about human trafficking
  • Risk factors for potential victims and how to identify victims
  • How local organizations and health care professionals are responding to the crisis

Panel of Experts

Nikeidra Battle-DeBarge Manasseh
Project Coordinator, Wedgwood Christian Services
Executive Director, New Destiny Pathways

Megan Lineer, MD
Resident, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Spectrum Health/Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Andrea Rocafort, MSN, RN, CPEN, TCRN
Hospital Supervisor, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Grand Valley State University

Series Sponsors
Spectrum Health, Calvin University & Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Understanding Opioid Use Disorder & Treatment
Tuesday, February 18 at 7:00pm
Aquinas College

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 PM
Saginaw Valley State University

The Hidden Epidemic: Human Trafficking
Thursday, March 12 at 7 PM
Calvin University