Research by Dr. Helen Kales, U-M Professor of Psychiatry, shows that antipsychotics are much less effective than nondrug treatments, such as caregiver interventions, in controlling symptoms of dementia.
This year's edition of the U.S. News & World Report medical school rankings again confirms that the U-M Medical School is among the very best in the nation. U-M is listed 10th among research-oriented medical schools, and 5th for primary care training, up three spots from last year.
A recent article written about palliative care says most people associate it with end-of-life care, or hospice care. A poll taken in 2011 revealed that more than 75% of the public lacked knowledge regarding this service.
Dr. Susan Maixner, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and currently Interim Director of the Geropsychiatry Program, has been appointed as Director of the Geropsychiatry Program as of the start of this calendar year.
A multi-disciplinary study, featuring collaboration between the U-M Program for Positive Aging and U-M Geriatrics Center, has been included in an online collection of the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Health and Social Care journals in 2014. The collection highlights the top three most downloaded articles that were published
Through the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the University of Michigan has been awarded a fellowship grant from the Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation. The grant is in the amount of $40,000, and will partially support a fellowship position in pediatric palliative care beginning with the 2015 academic year. The U-M
Dr. Miller's new study , published in Aging Cell , is being featured in Wiley's News Round-Up, a biweekly mailing that promotes a selection of the most newsworthy research published across Wiley's journals.