2012 has been another year of growth for the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI)
. The Okemos based 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, established in 1990, receives 100% of funding from grants and contracts.
As a collaborative partner, the Institute often facilitates partnerships among community-based programs, researchers, governmental agencies, and advocacy organizations. All projects are driven by the Institute’s mission to maximize positive health conditions in populations and communities through collaboration, scientific inquiry, and applied expertise.
MPHI employs 340 staff locally, from entry level administrative positions to Ph.D. research positions, there are local jobs for every level at MPHI. Further, the Institute prides itself on delivering quality services and actionable products through projects that utilize staff members’ expertise in health information technology, research and evaluation, planning and implementing change, and providing learning solutions.
CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Taylor explains, “MPHI follows the Servant Leader path, believing it is just as important for employees to have a great experience here as it is to perform high quality work. MPHI is unique. We ask our staff to grow as professionals becoming healthier, wiser, freer, and more autonomous.”
The Institute has hired approximately 100 staff this year with 20-plus positions still vacant. According to Taylor, “We anticipate that hiring will continue into 2013 and invite applicants to log onto our website to apply on line
for open positions.”