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News items about the Health Sciences Department. For a complete list of News,  please go to the Newsroom. To submit an item, please contact JJ Boehm, director of media and community relations, at ext. 4055

May 30, 2019

Beaumont Health selects grad of SVSU master’s program for prestigious fellowship

A two-time alumnus and former staff member of Saginaw Valley State University will pursue his passion for providing leadership in the health care industry after earning a spot in a prestigious program at Beaumont Health centers in southeast Michigan.

December 20, 2018

SVSU medical lab science student 1 of 5 nationally to win scholarship

Carly McKenzie is a determined student, and her work ethic has resulted in winning a highly-competitive national scholarship. She was one of five students selected from more than 300 applicants to receive a $2,000 scholarship from the American Proficiency Institute (API), based in Traverse City.

December 20, 2018

New opportunities for SVSU students through partnership with Wayne State School of Medicine

Saginaw Valley State University students inspired to pursue a career in medicine now have an additional pathway to continue their education.

June 13, 2018

Determined SVSU graduate clears hurdles, earns microbiologist position with Covenant HealthCare

A self-proclaimed family man with a baby on the way – and who worked his way through college – Sean Suitor is no stranger to hard work and responsibility.

September 8, 2017

SVSU first in the nation to offer students Healthcare Financial Professional Certification

Saginaw Valley State University has become the first university in the nation to offer the Certified Healthcare Financial Professional credential when school leaders incorporate this certification into the curriculum this fall. The certification is available to those studying in SVSU's Master of Science in Health Administration and Leadership program.

June 6, 2017

Jarrod Eaton: Portrait of a 2017 SVSU graduate

In the wake of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake, Jarrod Eaton felt the world shake beneath his feet. Literally and figuratively.

February 21, 2017

SVSU Board approves Master of Social Work program, campus updates

The Saginaw Valley State University Board of Control approved adding a Master of Social Work degree program to the curriculum during the Board’s regular meeting Monday, Feb. 20.

February 6, 2017

SVSU student invited to present at World Congress on Public Health and Nutrition in Italy

Saginaw Valley State University student Jarrod Eaton, a health science major from St. Johns, has a genuine interest in the health of college students, and has pursued research in this regard. He has been invited to present his research at the 2nd World Congress on Public Health and Nutrition in Rome, Italy March 22-24.

January 20, 2017

SVSU residential student honored with national award for promoting health

A Saginaw Valley State University student's passion for promoting a safe environment for her peers has earned her national recognition. Megan Christoson, a health science major from Fowlerville, recently received the National Association of College and University Residence Halls Student of the Month award for November.

June 6, 2016

SVSU neuroscience student honored for brain research

A Saginaw Valley State University student has earned two major accomplishments recently for his dedication in research relating to improving the lives of individuals who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.

January 29, 2016

SVSU profs to use Braun Fellowship fund to study diet and exercise of pregnant women, drugs used for diabetes

Two Saginaw Valley State University faculty members will study common health issues through support from SVSU’s Braun Fellowship.

January 4, 2016

SVSU to host 600 high school students in the health sciences

Saginaw Valley State University will host 600 high school health science students for a HOSA competition Wednesday, Jan. 6.

May 7, 2015

SVSU community rallies to support Nepal earthquake victims

Students, faculty and staff at Saginaw Valley State University have organized efforts to support the people of Nepal in the wake of the April 25 earthquake that has devastated the Asian nation.

April 30, 2015

Shantinique Beverly

Helping others doesn’t cost Shantinique Beverly energy. It provides the energy.

April 30, 2015

SVSU student wins national viral video contest for clinical lab science organization

Saginaw Valley State University student Cullen James recently won the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science’s (ASCLS) 2015 viral video contest. James, a medical laboratory science major from Birch Run, submitted a 99-second video that promotes the benefits of being a member of the society.

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