Molly: What is your background in politics?
Libby: I took a political route, I started out as an organized for the Michigan Democratic Party, and I learned a lot about community organizing. I started out in partisan politics, and then moved to the legislator and worked for a Democratic candidate. I actually
Q. What are your views on abortion?Read more
A. I am pro-choice. I believe that a woman has a right to her own body and the government shouldn’t be restricting those rights. The decision for all health care choices, including this one, should be made between a woman, her doctor and whatever
Anarida: Hi Mrs. Kiessling. Thank you very much for doing this interview with me.
Rebecca: Definitely. No problem.
Anarida: If we could begin by telling me about your background and what lead you to where you are today.
Rebecca: My background is that I was
Tuesday, 9 April 2013Read more
Interview conducted by Alison Swain via phone at 5:30PM on Wednesday, 3 April 2013
Q: Can you tell me a little about the Michigan Association of Local Public Health? What are some of your goals?
A: Well the Michigan Association of Local Public Health is a statewide
This interview was with Kevin Downey, the Director of Public Affairs at the Michigan Health and Hospital Association on October 13, 2011
Minyao: What is the current health care policy that the Michigan Department of Community Health working on?
Tony: It is a large department. There are lots of different pieces and lots of areas it affects. There are number areas where there is a lot of time being spent. The Governor had noted
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Greg Francisco is the Founder and Former Executive Director of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association.
Greg: I had started smoking marijuana as an undergraduate here at Michigan State, which was very typical of my peers at the time. That's how it happened. Naive about marijuana from high school at
Elaine Brynaert is a medical biller for one of the state's biggest hospital firms: William Beaumont Hospital. Beaumont is currently suffering from economic problems and is doing everything they can to fix them. This interview is an account of a Beaumont employee who deals directly with the money coming in to
Joanne Lamar is a nurse manager for Henry Ford Hospital. She works in the hospital and sees first-hand the effects a bad economy can have on the hospital environment. The interview took place face to face and was audio recorded. We discussed multiple facets of the economy and the hospital.
This interview was done with Brad Burk from the American Cancer Society, Great Lakes Division . It was an over-the-phone interview on November 19, 2009 and was voice recorded. It lasted approximately 35 minutes.
Karen Fox (KF): Okay. Well, I guess what I want to start with first is to find
1. Tell me a little bit about yourself. Where did you go to college? What did you major in? Did you have internships and if so where? Where are you from? How did you develop your connections and resources? Basically, how did you get to where you are now?
This interview was conducted with Felicia Wasson, AARP Associate State Director of Government Affairs via email, April 13-28, 2009.
1. Can you describe a little about your background? What led you to the area of politics/influencing public policy, particularly in the field of healthcare?
A: I have had an interest