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The Kresge Foundation: New Directions in Population Health

Phyllis D. Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN
Phyllis D. Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN
Event Start Date: February 11, 2015 - 11 a.m.
Event End Date: February 11, 2015 - 12 p.m.
Location: McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Ryan Lounge

Join the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as Phyllis D. Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN speaks on The Kresge Foundation’s efforts in reducing health disparities by promoting conditions and environments that lead to positive health outcomes for all Americans. The Kresge Foundation’s Health Team promotes the health and well-being of low-income and vulnerable populations by improving the environmental and social conditions affecting their communities and by improving access to high-quality health care. Focused on fostering health equity, the Kresge Foundation supports cross-sector multi-field projects that address environmental and policy change. For more information on The Kresge Foundation’s efforts in population health, visit their website.

Meadows is a senior fellow at the Kresge Foundation and the associate dean for practice at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health. At the Kresge Foundation, Meadows engages in all levels of grant-making activity, advises the health team on the development of its overall strategic direction and provides leadership in the design and implementation of grant-making initiatives and projects. Meadows also coaches and advises Kresge team members and creates linkages to national organizations and experts in the health field. Furthermore, she regularly reviews grant proposals, aids prospective grantees in preparing funding requests, and provides health-related expertise.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.