Tanner Derror, M.P.H.

Tanner Derror

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Health Extension Educator
Midland County Extension Office



Tanner is a health educator for District 9 based in the Midland County office.
He provides health education and promotion programming for Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Shiawassee, and Genesee counties.
Tanner graduated with his B.S. in psychology from the Frederik Meijer Honors College at Grand Valley State University in 2018. While attending Grand Valley, he worked with the University Counseling Center as a Peer Educator to promote mental health and social justice initiatives on campus. He then received his Master of Public Health degree from the Health Behavior and Health Education program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2021.
Tanner has a special interest in addressing social stress and loneliness. He is a member of MSU Extension's Managing Farm Stress and MiSUPER teams. He is trained in Mental Health First Aid and focuses on providing social and emotional health programs for communities.
Tanner is trained to deliver the following courses:
Sleep Education for Everyone Program (SLEEP)
Stress Less with Mindfulness
Mindfulness for Better Living One-Time Presentations
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
A Matter of Balance
PATH for Chronic Disease
PATH for Chronic Pain
Weathering the Storm in Agriculture: How to Cultivate a Productive Mindset
Mending the Stress Fence
Opioid Education Presentations