2016: News Archive

Mosoka Fallah
December 12, 2016

MLK Symposium Health Sciences Lecture on Jan. 16 to feature expert on war and spread of Ebola virus

Mosoka Fallah is a leader in the fight against the Liberian epidemic that has claimed more than 4,000 lives since 2014

Stephen John
December 09, 2016

Invent-ilator: Medical student’s device promises to save lives abroad

Stephen John’s infant respirator invention soon could help premature newborns breathe easier across the developing world

Timothy M. Johnson, M.D.
December 09, 2016

Timothy M. Johnson, M.D., appointed senior associate dean for clinical affairs

He also will serve the clinical enterprise as executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group

Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award
December 08, 2016

Seven from Medical School receive Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award

Honor recognizes individual staff members and teams for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at the University of Michigan

December 07, 2016

New federal grant: A win-win for science education at three Michigan higher education institutions

University of Michigan, Henry Ford College and Wayne County Community College District team up for better teaching and learning in biomedical science

December 06, 2016

A missed app-ortunity: Study finds few mobile health apps help patients who need them most

High app store ratings not reliable indicators for high need, high cost patients

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
November 22, 2016

Three from Medical School among 9 University of Michigan faculty elected to AAAS

Total of 391 new fellows will be honored Feb. 18 during the 2017 AAAS annual meeting in Boston

November 22, 2016

Contained care: U-M-designed pop-up clinic first of its kind in Jamaica

The 20-by-8-foot facility is part of a Third Century Initiative grant to develop easy-to-use technology to help patients in underserved regions

Smart Devices
November 17, 2016

From M@M Monthly: Hold the Phone

Medical School faculty member leads study on how smart devices complicate parenting

VA Veterans Health Care
November 11, 2016

Caring for veterans: A privilege and a duty

In a post on The Conversation, U-M’s Sanjay Saint, M.D., MPH, writes about experiencing high-quality, compassionate care in VA hospitals

Interprofessional Town Hall
October 28, 2016

Medical students collaborate with health profession counterparts at interprofessional town hall

Second-annual gathering helped students learn how to better work together in collaborative practice that can improve patient outcomes and population health

Rackham Building
October 24, 2016

Four faculty with Medical School appointments among 27 honored by University

Annual awards from the Rackham Graduate School honor faculty for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities

North Campus Research Complex
October 21, 2016

U-M will expand medical discovery space through $78.5 million project

Renovation of last two empty buildings at North Campus Research Complex will bring more scientists together with key resources

Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg
October 21, 2016

$10.75 million gift funds depression research at the University of Michigan

Eisenberg family hopes that their support will further change the paradigm for how depression and bipolar disorder are understood and treated

October 20, 2016

Annual Joint Institute symposium draws largest-ever delegation of foreign doctors to UMHS

In six years since launch, the UMHS-PUHSC JI has grown to include more than 30 ongoing research projects across a number of fields

Achieve Diversity Among Doctors
October 20, 2016

Michigan Health Lab: To achieve diversity among doctors, start in pre-med years

The pipeline of future physicians still doesn’t reflect the full spectrum of American society — so experts say institutional support should start earlier

National Academy of Medicine
October 17, 2016

Two U-M faculty with Medical School ties elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine

Election to the academy, formerly the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine

Frederick C. Neidhardt, Ph.D.
October 14, 2016

Former Microbiology and Immunology chair Frederick C. Neidhardt, Ph.D., passes away

He also served as associate dean for faculty of the Medical School, and U-M’s vice president of research

Interprofessional Education
October 07, 2016

Medical School, School of Nursing partner to expand care at student-run free clinic

The schools will use a new grant to improve interprofessional education and increase care for a local community

Medical students at ceremony stand with white coats slung over their arms
September 30, 2016

From the Pages of Medicine at Michigan Magazine: A Year of Transformation

Faculty and students strive for impact and excellence during first year of new Medical School curriculum

U-M Anatomical Donor Memorial
September 27, 2016

Medical students to co-host annual anatomical donor memorial Sept. 27 at Rackham Auditorium

Click to learn more and view the video: “Saying Thanks for the Ultimate Gift to Education: U-M Anatomical Donor Memorial”

UM Sexual Violence Prevention Program in Ghana
September 23, 2016

University of Michigan shapes sexual violence prevention program in Ghana

Medical School and Nursing colleagues discuss gender-based violence and what it means to give consent to create a spin-off of U-M's Relationship Remix

September 23, 2016

Janet L. Smith, Ph.D., to deliver Distinguished Faculty Lectureship in Biomedical Research on Sept. 28

Recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research, she discuss “Biosynthetic Enzymes: Nature’s Amazing Catalysts”

Dean's Awards
September 22, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honorees: Pair of physicians earn Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Care

Professors from Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases earn praise for lifetime of care

September 20, 2016

Medical Students to Co-host Annual Anatomical Donor Memorial

Video: 'Saying Thanks for the Ultimate Gift to Education: U-M Anatomical Donor Memorial'