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McLaren welcomes ophthalmologist to medical staff

FLINT – Philip Lieu, MD, board certified Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Lieu is seeing patients at the Kellogg Eye Center, 3181 East Grand Blanc Road, Grand Blanc. Dr. Lieu completed a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Disease at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. He completed his Residency at Texas Tech University HSC in Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Lieu earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Lieu is accepting new patients and can be reached by calling 810- 694-6933. – R.S.

Mott Children’s Health Center and Genesee Health System announce collaboration

FLINT – Mott Children’s Health Center (MCHC) and Genesee Health System (GHS) are collaborating to co-locate portions of GHS’s Child & Family Services program within the MCHC building to enhance the delivery of behavioral health care to children in the Genesee County area. MCHC provides medical, dental and limited behavioral services to eligible children in Genesee County, while GHS is the public mental health provider for the county. This collaboration will offer easier referrals between organizations, resulting in better service care and treatment for children and families. Co-locating helps to increase accessibility for individuals seeking services and provides integrated health care that will further help in reducing negative perceptions surrounding mental health services. Beginning October 16, GHS is offering its services at Mott Children’s Health Center at 806 Tuuri Place in Flint. – R.S.

“Starting a Business” Workshops in Flint

FLINT– More free “Starting a Business” workshops will be presented before the end of the year at Oak Business Center. “Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Following are the remaining dates and registration links (all workshops run1- 3:30 pm):

*Wednesday, November 8: https:// ?ekey=60370083

* Tuesday, December 12: https:// ?ekey=60370084

For more information, visit the MI-SBDC website at or call the I-69 Trade Corridor regional office in Flint: 810-762-9660. – R.S.

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