Michael Hess, MPH

Michael Hess, MPH
Michael Hess, MPH

Instructor, Department of Medicine


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Medicine

Michael Hess, BS, RRT, RPFT is a respiratory therapist and is currently Chronic Lung Disease Coordinator at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. After receiving his initial clinical training through Kalamazoo Valley Community College, he completed a bachelor's degree through Western Michigan University's College of Health and Human Services, and is in the process of acquiring a Master of Public Health degree through that institution. He has focused on treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for the last several years, and is the project coordinator for WMed's NHLBI COPD Learn More, Breath Better subcontract in Kalamazoo.

  • Education and Training

    • MPH 2019, Western Michigan University
    • BS 2015, Interdisciplinary Health Services, Western Michigan University
    • AAS 2006, Respiratory Care, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Research

    • Pulmonary Function
    • Population Health Management and Quality Improvement
    • Lung Diseases
    • Emphysema
    • Diagnostic Techniques, Respiratory System
    • COPD
    • Asthma