Sean Knurek

Educator

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Office: (989)832-6713
220 W. Ellsworth St.
Midland, MI 48640
Health and Nutrition Institute

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Sean received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Marquette University. Sean has also completed a Master of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focusing on Science, Health, and Environmental Communication, as well as a Master of Public Health degree from Michigan State University.  

Sean previously worked for Michigan State University Extension as a Nutrition Program Instructor in Genesee County, teaching Cooking Matters and Cooking for One under a MDHHS Flint Special Funds grant. The target audiences reached included children aging out of foster care and consumers seeking mental health services in Flint and Genesee County. Sean also worked for five years as a Behavioral Support Specialist for ATTIC Correctional Services in Madison, Wisconsin, providing assistance and services for men transitioning from incarceration to productive society.

Sean currently works in the Health and Nutrition Institute where he focuses on teaching mindfulness and anger management skills to help individuals improve their social emotional health and well-being. Sean’s work with the Extension Health Research team is a collaboration with the MSU College of Human Medicine to determine how MSU Extension can improve health research and strengthen primary care delivery to patients.