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Mishelle Bakewell Joins Metro Health Hospital

Posted: August 25, 2008

Mishelle J. Bakewell has joined Metro Health Hospital as community outreach manager. Bakewell brings more than 12 years of health care experience to her new role with the regional health care organization. She will be responsible for identifying community outreach opportunities, developing community relationships, educating staff and the public, and assisting with program and project development and implementation.

Prior to joining Metro, Bakewell served as community outreach coordinator for Gazelle Sports, where she was responsible for coordinating community events, developing clinics and serving as the schools program coordinator for Girls on the Run. She also had her own business, MB Wellness Consulting, where she provided work-site wellness consulting, personal training, nutritional consulting, healthy cooking classes and related services.

Bakewell also spent eight years at Holland Hospital’s Center for Good Health, first as a health educator and then as manager. In these roles, she managed daily operations and supervised programs for community health, work-site wellness and employee wellness. She also instructed fitness and health-improvement classes, administered health-risk appraisals and developed new programs and services.

She also worked for Hackley Health Management Center as a health educator and as a manufacturing administrator for a medical device company in North Carolina.

Bakewell holds an associate arts degree in business and physical education from Muskegon Community College, and a bachelor of business administration cum laude and a master’s in management cum laude from Spring Arbor University. She is certified as an aerobics instructor, personal trainer, body coach, smoking-cessation facilitator and in CPR.

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