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Relevant Legislation

Executive Order

In 1988, the Office of Minority Health (OMH) in Michigan was established by executive order to serve as the coordinating body for minority health in the state.

Public Act 653

The bill was introduced to amend the public health code 1978 PA 368 to develop and implement a structure to address racial and ethnic health disparities in the state of Michigan.

Rev. Dr. Michael C. Murphy

Former Michigan State Representative and original author of Michigan Public Act 653 (the Minority Health Law).

Rev. Dr. Michael C. Murphy


National and State Efforts to Address Minority Health Disparities

The History of Minority Health Month Timeline