Board & Governance

MPHI’s Board of Directors consists of no fewer than 12 and no more than 15 board members. The Michigan Department of Community Health appoints six representatives and the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University each appoints two representatives.  In addition to these partners, at-large members represent business, media, and community-based organizations.  The diverse backgrounds of Board members bring many different talents to the organization.

MPHI Bylaws

MPHI Articles of Incorporation

2015-2016 MPHI Board of Directors

Nick Lyon, BA
President – MPHI Board
Director of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Phyllis Meadows, PhD, MSN, RN
Vice-President- MPHI Board
Associate Dean for Practice, Office of Public Health Practice, University of Michigan

Michael R. Rip, BSc, MSc, PhD
Secretary/Treasurer – MPHI Board
Assistant Professor and Founding Director, Program in Public Health, Michigan State University

Ex Officio
Renée Branch Canady, PhD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer
Michigan Public Health Institute

Beverly Allen, CPA
Executive Director, Aetna Better Health of Michigan, Inc.

Bengt Arnetz, MD, PhD, MPH, MScEPI, FACOEM
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine Clinical Center, Michigan State University

Tim Becker, CPA
Hope Network

James E. Blessman, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor – Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Science, Wayne State University

James Giordano, MBA
President and CEO, CareTech Solutions, Inc.

Holly Jarman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center for Law, Ethics, and Health, Department of Health Management & Policy, University of Michigan

Jennifer L. Jordan, JD

Sarah Mayberry, MPH
Senior Special Projects Producer, WDIV-TV

Sue Moran, MPH
Deputy Director, Population Health Administration, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Angelique Outlaw, PhD
Associate Professor, Director of Prevention Programming, Wayne State University

Lisa Stefanovsky, MEd
Administrative Health Officer, Ottawa County Department of Public Health