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Health Center News January 25, 2013
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Health Delivery, Inc. CEO is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Brenda Coughlin, chief executive officer and president of Health Delivery, Inc., has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the national medical association representing nearly 100,300 family physicians, residents and medical students. Criteria for receiving the AAFP Degree of Fellow consist of a minimum of six years of membership in the organization, extensive continuing medical education, participation in public service programs outside medical practice, conducting original research and serving as a teacher in family medicine. There are more than 29,000 fellows nationwide.

Family Health Center of Battle Creek Named Food Bank’s Member Agency of the Year for 2012

The Family Health Center of Battle Creek is the Food Bank of South Central Michigan’s Member Agency of the Year for 2012. The Health Center distributes fresh produce twice a week from the food bank to their patients. Read More

St. John Providence to Host Child Obesity and Diabetes Education Event

St. John Providence Health System-Conner Creek Village is hosting a workshop on how to engage families in a trusting relationship that benefits their family’s health, and more specifically, their obese child’s health. The event will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013, from 9:30 am to 2 pm at 4777 E. Outer Drive, Detroit, 48234. At the end of the workshop, all participants whose School-Based Health Centers are in Wayne County will be given an opportunity to apply for a $300 stipend to provide parent/guardian education in their Health Center related to obesity. This stipend could be used for incentives such as healthy groceries, cooking class, and exercise class. The workshop includes lunch, and is free of charge. To register, please contact Robin Turner, Consultant, School-Community Health Alliance of MI by email or by phone at 517.321.2760.

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