Meet Dr. Hallinen

Dr. Hallinen's undergraduate degree is in Microbiology from MSU, class of 1983. She worked for the American Red Cross doing platelet research prior to medical school.She graduated with honors from MSU College of Human Medicine in 1992 and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at UM in 1995. She was on faculty with UM from 1995 to 2008 teaching both medical students and Emergency Medicine residents. After 13 years of working at Hurley Medical Center Emergency Department in Flint, Dr. Hallinen was ready for a new adventure. She was personally successfully treated with acupuncture for a persistent elbow pain in 2006. This sparked an interest in acupuncture and prompted her to undergo extensive training in the field. 

Clinical Interests:
  1. Contemporary Acupuncture.
  2. Bedside ultrasound.
  3. Integrative Medicine
  4. Adolescent medicine.
  5. Sports and preventive medicine.
  6. Affordable health care. 

Board Certified in Emergency Medicine


Alpha Omega Alpha, 1992
Outstanding Educator in the Department of Emergency Medicine, 2007 — 2008
Residents Teaching Award, 1995


University of Michigan-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Clinic, 2008-01-01 — 2010-10
Universtiy of Michigan, Assistant Professor Department of Emergency Medicine, 1995-07-01 — 2008-10-01
Michigan State University, Assistant Professor -Clerkship Coordinator, 1995-08-01 — 2009-1-1


American Red Cross Disaster Services, Staff Health Physician - Katrina, 2005

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