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The Hub presents: Emerging Healthcare Trends in 2020 and Beyond

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
10:00-11:00 AM
VIRTUAL Off Campus Location
The healthcare industry has never been so heavily impacted more than right now—with the emergence of COVID-19, it continues to rapidly evolve on a global scale. The healthcare industry has never been so heavily impacted than right now—with the emergence of COVID-19, it continues to rapidly evolve on a global scale. Along with the pandemic, other recent events, like the ubiquity of medical technology, have irrevocably shaped the healthcare industry and created both short and long term implications for those working in this field. Join us for a roundtable discussion with Jamila Yakubu, Paul Cheh, and Ken Rosenblood, three industry experts in public health and medical technology. They will share their unique journeys into the healthcare field, tips for job searching in public health during a recession, and the ways that their work is shifting toward an increasingly digital world.

You should attend this session if you are:
- A liberal arts and/or sciences undergraduate student
- Exploring the myriads of career possibilities in healthcare
- Looking to understand more about the role technology may play in healthcare post-pandemic

What you’ll gain from attending:
- Gain insights into emerging trends in healthcare that may create opportunities for emerging young professionals like yourself
- Get each panelist’s individual takes on the jobs they foresee will be created in the public health industry as a result of COVID-19
- Learn ways to leverage this insider knowledge towards an internship or job search and also towards your future career planning
- Make meaningful connections with experienced public health professionals and medical tech experts

RSVP today to be part of the conversation.

About the panelists:

Jamila Yakubu is a Senior Associate at Clinton Health Access Initiative, a global health organization operating across 36 countries. Currently based in Nigeria, Jamila provides technical support to the National Immunization Programs of six countries on strengthening health service delivery and improving vaccination outcomes such as increased coverage and reduced infant and child mortality. She also supports countries in expanding their citizens’ access to new vaccines, such as the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine(s) through program planning, costing, and rollout management.
She was previously a program manager at the University of Michigan’s Department of Emergency Medicine. Jamila graduated from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health with a Masters in Health Behavior and Health Education in 2013

Paul Cheh is currently stationed in Bangkok as the Deputy Secretary General at the Thailand National Health Foundation (NHF), an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to support public health efforts for a healthier Thailand and Southeast Asia. He is also a consultant for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission’s (UNESCAP) Social Development Division in Bangkok, the UN’s regional hub promoting cooperation among countries to achieve inclusive and sustainable development.
Prior to moving to Thailand, Paul worked in his home country of the United States as a Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the country’s largest philanthropy devoted to health and health care. There, he managed a grant portfolio valued at $35 million and additional national programs focused on family and child health. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan.

Ken Rosenblood is the founder of obVus Solutions, a medical technology company that has created a fully integrated platform to help people take control of their health and wellness. They’re most known for the minder, a patented wearable device that monitors posture, breathing, respiratory patterns, heart rate, activity, steps and skin temperature. As an entrepreneur at heart, Ken has a proven successful track record of pioneering multi-billion dollar PaaS/SaaS platforms supporting dental and healthcare practices.
He started his own law practice straight out of law school in 1988 before joining Discus Dental in 1993 as Chief Operations Officer. Ken then acquired Banyan International and Health First, a medical solutions company. He served as the CEO for five years until he left in 2014 to begin developing the early stages of what was to become obVus Solutions. Ken has a Bachelor of Arts. in Architecture, Art History and Sociology from UCLA, and a J.D. from Southwestern Law School.

RSVP now to reserve your spot. By signing up, you will receive an email with details on how to join this virtual workshop the morning of the session.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. If you require accommodations to participate in this event please contact Carla Huhn at or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.

Please be advised that this virtual event will be recorded and may be published later at future date through LSA Opportunity Hub’s media channels. If you'd prefer not to be recorded, please make sure to mute your video at the start of the event. If you have any concerns or questions, please reach out to us at
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Off Campus Location
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Career, Professional Development, Public Health
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub