Community Outreach

Clinics Provide Primary Care Services

UDM’s McAuley Health Center clinics on both the eastside and northwest side of Detroit provided primary care and community outreach services to nearly 2,800 indigent and underserved individuals in 2011.

PAs Initiate Hand-washing Program

Through a grant from the Ford Community Corps Partnership, PA student David Dumais and Professor Amy Dereczyk implemented a hand-washing initiative in a local school.

Faculty, Students, Alumni Volunteer Services

Faculty, students and alumni have continued to provide service and volunteerism to community–based organizations throughout the city, inclusive of health screening and physical exams, and outreach activities to underserved populations. In addition, faculty and administrators performed research this past year to address areas related to the community, underserved populations, access to care and critical health indicators. Research areas included health literacy, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, women’s health and financial outcomes.