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Detroit Medical Reserve Corps ( 248 )

Profile:
The Detroit MRC consists of science, health care and public health professionals who are also community college professors in Wayne County, Michigan

Community/Jurisdiction Served:

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Jurisdiction Notes :
Detroit, Michigan

Sponsoring Organization:
Wayne County Community College District

DateEstablished:
10/20/2004

Unit Information:
WCCCD Northwest Campus
LSB 8200 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219

Contact Information:
Apryl Brown
Northwest Campus Laboratory Sciences Building
8200 W. Outer Drive
(313) 303-1957
Detroit, MI 48219

Unit Volunteers (10 Total) :
Volunteer Type Count
Physicians 2
Physician Assistants 0
Nurse Practitioners 0
Nurses 5
Pharmacists 0
Dentists 0
Veterinarians 0
Mental Health Professionals 2
EMS Professionals 0
Respiratory Therapists 0
Other Public Health/Medical 1
Non-Public Health/Non-Medical 0

Recent Activities:

4/1/2014 - 5/22/2014
The Detroit MRC is preparing to honor biological sciences for their superior academic performances who are preparing to pursue careers in health care and/or public health. Health care and public health speakers will be present.

10/12/2013 - 10/12/2013
The Detroit MRC Coordinator and the President of the Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus were interviewed on the Michigan Network Radio about the activities of the Medical Reserve Corps ranging from disaster preparedness to public health initiatives.

8/19/2013 - 8/19/2013
The Detroit MRC Coordinator who is also a biology professor at Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) attended the 2013 MI-SART (Michigan State Animal Response Team) Animals in Disaster Conference along with two professors of the WCCCD Veterinary Technology Program. The informative courses included the Assessing the Scope of Damage, Small Animal Issues in Disasters, Medical Care Disaster Sheltered Animals, Veterinary Medical Support for Working Dogs, Michigan Emergency Management Plan (MEMP)Animal Care Support Plan, What is it Like When You First Respond, Overview of the National Animal Rescue Coalition (NARSC), Recapturing Your Programs After the Disaster, and Animal Decontamination.

8/8/2013 - 8/8/2013
The Detroit Medical Reserve Corps is a member of the Michigan Public Health Association (MPHA) as a Board of Directors serving as the liasion to the MIichigan Association for Local Public Health, Michigan Area Health Education Center, and the American Public Health Association School-Based Health Community Center. Information pertaining to the public health and health care organizations was reported at the MPHA Board of Directors meeting.

7/11/2013 - 7/11/2013
The Detroit Medical Reserve Corps serves on the Michigan Public Health Association Board of Directors as the liasion to the American Public Health Association (APHA) School Based Community Health Center in Detroit, MI. The Detroit MRC attended the pep rally at the APHA School Based Community Health Center encouraging high school students to live healthy lives while pursuing their education.