A new administrative director has been appointed to the University of Michigan-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Center (UHWC). David Zuza, who has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry as both a health systems executive and management consultant, has been filling the position since October 8, according to an announcement from the School of Health Professions and Studies.
"I am truly honored to join the School of Health Professions and Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint. The Urban Health and Wellness Center is a valuable resource for Flint and Genesee County, and provides a special approach to delivering healthcare services by integrating the clinical service, and the teaching and research elements of our mission," said Zuza. "The UHWC is committed to provide leadership in helping address the increasing challenges in delivering healthcare services, and improving the health and wellness of our communities."
Zuza received a BS from Penn State University and an MBA in the Sloan Program for Hospital Administration at Cornell University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Hospital Association Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development.
The vision of the Urban Health and Wellness Center is to raise the quality of life for the people living in the region through health promotion, disease prevention, and teaching that is accessible for all of the diverse population.
For more information about the Urban Health and Wellness Center, call 810-424-5269 or visit their website at http://www.umflint.edu/uhwc/index.htm.