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Use local doctors to promote mask use says Marianne Udow-Phillips in WLNS interview with Tim Skubick

July 22, 2020 | In The Media, WLNS

Tim Skubick of WLNS interviewed Marianne Udow-Phillips, founding executive director of CHRT for a segment about the recently released match pitch by Michigan-based sport coaches. 

“It was quite a coup for the [Michigan] governor to sign up well-known sports personalities like Michigan State University basketball coaches Tom Izzo and Suzy Merchant to encourage the use of masks,” said Skubick. “If it was up to Marianne Udow-Phillips, the former state welfare director during the Granholm administration, she would advise the governor to use local doctors.” 

Skubick is referring to a recent study done by CHRT and the University of Michigan Department of Learning Health Sciences, which discovered that the people Michiganders trust most for COVID-19 information are their local doctors.

Read the full piece “Whitmer criticized for recruiting coaches for mask pitch”