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Mitch Irwin

Mitch Irwin '74

Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture

Former Michigan Senator

Businessman, The Irwin Group

LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91

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Title: WHO LIVES, WHO DIES: EXAMINING INEQUITIES IN HEALTH CARE
Movie ID: VT2344
Movie Number: 2344
Description: According to this report, an estimated 37 million Americans have no health insurance, and every year one million are denied private health care because they can't pay for it. Such people often end up at public facilities like Oakland's Highland Hospital, which provides care for 148,000 uninsured people. Long line are the norm at Highland, and getting fast non-emergency treatment is nearly impossible. ;This report states that poor children suffer greatly under this system because they're often unable to get preventive or early-symptom care.;Also examined: the practicality of expensive life-support equipment.
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Time: 60
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Kim Churchill
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"I've been accepted to Montana Tech's graduate school to pursue a master's degree in geophysical engineering. I have also accepted a full-funded graduate research assistantship to work with the Montana National Guard on developing magnetic techniques to detect unexploded ordinance. My summer internship with Geolex, a company under contract with the Guard, will study acquiring data, performing analysis, and offering interpretation on unexploded ordinance." [ more ]

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