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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.

Please contact Mark Brieve at brievema@msu.edu or 616-234-2667 for any questions. 

BABIES, BRAINS, AND BACTERIA: HOW MICROBES IN THE INFANT GUT SHAPE LIFELONG MENTAL HEALTH

Thursday, September 16 at 7:00 PM

Join Rebecca Knickmeyer, PhD, for an informative conversation about infant gut health and its impact on mental health. You'll learn about:

  • The ways in which gut microbes can influence a child's brain development
  • Features of the infant gut microbiome associated with cognition, fear reactivity, brain structure, and function
  • Potential clinical therapies targeting the microbiome for treating or preventing neuropsychiatric disorders

Rebecca Knickmeyer, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics & Human Development
MSU College of Human Medicine

Location 
Calvin University, Chapel
1835 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

This lecture will be available both in-person and via livestream. A zoom link will be emailed to you after registration. 

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Sponsored by Calvin University, Spectrum Health and MSU College of Human Medicine

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

Monday, October 25, at 6:30 PM

Join us for an informative conversation with Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, 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.

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.

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

Location
Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710

This lecture will be available both in-person and via livestream. A webinar link will be emailed to you after registration.

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Sponsored by Saginaw Valley State University, MidMichigan Health and MSU College of Human Medicine.