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MPH Alum Joe Russell ('92) Featured in Flathead Beacon

Health Services MPH alumnus Joe Russell ('92) has been featured for his long and distinguished career in public health. The Flathead Beacon states: "Flathead County Health Officer Joe Russell will retire at the end of the month after 30 years in public health. His tenure has dramatically changed the valley's public health system."   read more...

photo: Alex Woersching Awarded 2017 Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Alex Woersching Awarded 2017 Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Congratulations to Health Services doctoral student Alex Woersching, who was awarded the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship to attend the Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in New Orleans, Louisiana in June 2017.   read more...

photo: Alum Melissa Romaire Wins Best Abstract at AcademyHealth ARM

Alum Melissa Romaire Wins Best Abstract at AcademyHealth ARM

Congratulations to Health Services PhD alumna ('11) Dr. Melissa Romaire, who won Best Abstract 2017 for Consumer Choice and Incentives at AcademyHealth ARM for her abstract "Impact of Medicaid Incentives on Utilization and Costs: Findings from the Medicaid Incentives for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases Model."   read more...