College of Human Medicine
Division of Public Health | College of Human Medicine
Lydia Merritt has more than 20 years of experience in business, education, and technology industries. Following a business degree in marketing, advertising, and promotion, she sought out an internship in technology at St. Clair County Community College. Upon completion of the internship, Mrs. Merritt was offered a position with the college as the University Center liaison. The position, which advised students, faculty, and staff in the transition to 4-year universities, grew with the addition of early college, on/off campus programs, and technology integration support.
Mrs. Merritt completed her education with a Master of Arts degree in Education-Instructional Technology. Prior to coming to MSU, she was a training and integration specialist at Henry Ford Health System in the Clinical Systems Research Integration department, teaching office applications and EPIC EMR to physicians and surgeons. She have been teaching Computers in Healthcare for the University of Michigan-Flint in the Nursing program for the last five years.
Currently, Mrs. Merritt is responsible for day-to-day management of the online courses for Michigan State University's Master of Public Health program in Flint, assisting and advising faculty, providing curriculum support, and creating and converting courses each semester. Additionally, she also assist leadership with administrative tasks for the program as required.
Master of Arts, Education Instructional Technology, 2011
Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration Marketing, 2009
Member of American Society for Training & Development
Member of the International Society for Technology in Education
Member of Nursing Department Adjuncts UOFM Flint