141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Jean DuRussel-Weston, RN MPH CHES

Manager Project Healthy Schools
University of Michigan Health System
MHealthy-Project Healthy Schools
2060 Wolverine Tower
3003 S State St.
Ann Arbor, MI
USA 48109-1281
Email: jdurusse@med.umich.edu

Biographical Sketch:
Jean DuRussel-Weston is a registered nurse and certified health education specialist. Jean earned her Bachelorís of Science in Nursing from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She has over 30 years of experience in Public Health as a Public Health Nurse and Community Health Education Coordinator. She has also been on the faculty of Eastern Michigan Universityís School of Nursing and the University of Michigan-Flintís School of Allied Health Professions and Studies. Jean has presented at several national conferences including the Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE), the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and the National Initiative for Childrenís Healthcare Quality (NICH) Annual Forum. She has also presented at the international conference the Community-University Exposition 2008 (CUexpo 2008) Her current position at the University of Michigan Health System includes Director of Patient Education and Program Manager for Project Healthy Schools, a community-University of Michigan collaborative to reduce childhood obesity and itís long term health risks.

5078.0 Project healthy schools: Increasing heart healthy behaviors in middle school students through school and community collaboration