Dr Michael Mink is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health, Southern Connecticut University and is a public health educator, scholar, and community health advocate with more than 20 years of experience in public service. He has worked with academic, government, and community-based organizations to promote policies and programs that encourage holistic wellness. He has taught courses in Program Planning and Administration, Public Health Management, Health Promotion Methods, Health Communication, Research and Evaluation, Nutrition, Stress & Coping, and Practicum. Michael has taught a wide variety of students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, through traditional face-to-face courses, online formats, and accelerated degrees. He has over 8 years of experience in academic administration directing MPH programs, designing public health curricula, managing recruitment and admissions, devising student policies, advising public health students, and pursuing and maintaining CEPH accreditation. His research focuses on media and nutrition behaviour, sexual minority health, and violence prevention. His work has been recognized by a number of professional organizations and featured in international news venues, including Time Magazine, the New York Times, CNN.com, CBS Radio, NBC iVillage, CNSNews.com, CBC Radio, and WebMD.
Michael’s areas of specialism align with the research priorities at Public Health Institute and he will be collaborating with PHI on future research projects and publications.