2016: News Archive

Eric Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.
September 16, 2016

Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D., Named Comprehensive Cancer Center director

Emanuel N. Maisel Professor of Oncology is a nationally recognized investigator in cancer genetics

John F. Greden, M.D., honored by national network, Michigan governor
September 13, 2016

Faculty member John F. Greden, M.D., honored by national network, Michigan governor

Executive director of the U-M Comprehensive Depression Center lauded for his contributions to the field of mental health

Dr. Denis Mukwege
September 09, 2016

Crisis in Congo: Doctor, filmmaker to speak at Sept. 22 screening of “When Elephants Fight”

Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege will join documentary director Michael Ramsdell for a special screening of Ramsdell’s movie, “When Elephants Fight”

September 07, 2016

Medical School to honor 18 with 2016 Dean’s Awards

Recipients demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service, innovation and administration

UM Bicentennial Logo
September 02, 2016

Medical and dental schools team up to earn bicentennial grant

UMMS and School of Dentistry students to help transition care at Student-Run Free Clinic

September 02, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Audrey F. Seasholtz, Ph.D.

She has taught almost all aspects of biochemistry to first-year medical students over the past 25 years

EVPMA and Medical School Dean Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
August 30, 2016

The Conversation: Curing health care with a dose of big data and common sense

EVPMA and Medical School Dean Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., writes about how Collaborative Quality Initiatives are improving patient care

five UM medical students in Colombia
August 15, 2016

Treatment meets tech: Medical students tackle social issues during Colombia visit

A group from Michigan spent part of their summer exploring high-tech ways to curb substance use and abuse

August 15, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: M.E. Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A.

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: M.E. Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A.

August 09, 2016

Medical School senior associate dean touts global health electives on AMSA podcast

During a 15-minute interview, Joseph C. Kolars, M.D., makes the case for working abroad as a medical student

Olympic doping drugs may have legitimate medical uses
August 03, 2016

Michigan Health Lab: Some Olympic doping drugs may have legitimate medical uses

The use of an internationally banned substance can end a pro athlete’s career. But, this doesn’t mean that all banned compounds lack medical merit

University of Michigan Medical School white coat
July 29, 2016

Many paths, one destination: Medical School welcomes its 170th class of medical students

Diverse class of 172 will experience many aspects of the new curriculum throughout four years

Dean's Awards
July 22, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honorees: Two staff members lauded for their dedication and passion

Colleagues say Mark Salamango and James Musgrave have made numerous contributions to MCIRCC and three UMMS graduate programs, respectively

July 21, 2016

Medical School assistant professor receives clinical scientist development award

Award from the Doris Duke Foundation allows junior faculty to focus on research

Amanda Elmore
July 20, 2016

Medical School Ph.D. candidate balances Olympic dream, studies as Rio nears

When rowing competition begins Aug. 6, Amanda Elmore will be seated inside the women’s eight boat for the United States

Michael D. Fetters, M.D., M.P.H.
July 12, 2016

Medical School doctor’s international collaboration garners rare Fulbright scholarship

Fulbright Scholarship Program is intended to connect U.S. scholars with counterparts overseas in order to collaborate on global issues

Carol R. Bradford, M.D.
June 27, 2016

Move Forward: A conversation with Carol R. Bradford, M.D.

The new executive vice dean for academic affairs discusses her leadership style, the Medical School curriculum, and changes in medical education

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Logo
June 23, 2016

Medical School named Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter

The creation of a chapter signifies that an institution places high value on the interpersonal skills and attitudes essential for the highest level of patient care

June 20, 2016

Two Medical School faculty members appointed to interim chair positions

Mark E.P. Prince, M.D., and Kristen J. Verhey, Ph.D., to lead Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Cell and Developmental Biology, respectively

Partnership between the U-M and Taiwan’s largest hospital system
June 15, 2016

After tragic fire, University of Michigan, Taiwanese doctors study crisis planning

Disaster response is focus of first publication to emerge from new partnership between the U-M and Taiwan’s largest hospital system

Y. Eugene Chen, M.D., Ph.D., & Wei Xiong
June 13, 2016

Medical School helping to train China’s next generation of physician-scientists

Partnership aims to expose promising Chinese medical students to research and, over time, increase the number physician-scientists in that country

100 Most Influential Women
June 08, 2016

Two UMHS women, including Medical School professor, among state’s “100 Most Influential”

Honorees from across the state of Michigan include leaders in business, academia, public policy and the nonprofit sector

Dean's Awards
June 07, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honorees: 3 physician-scientists honored for contributions in clinical or health services research

Julie C. Lumeng, M.D., Albert P. Rocchini, M.D., and Sanjay Saint, M.D., M.P.H., are conducting leading-edge research that is improving lives

Brain Training
June 02, 2016

Training the brains that explore the brain: Experts call for change in neuroscience education

Action is needed to keep innovation going on brain-based disease and behavior, while helping young neuroscientists prepare for careers

EVPMA and Medical School Dean Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
May 25, 2016

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: Roots of a changing landscape

Marschall Runge, in his new role as dean, is implementing his vision to ensure U-M continues to provide the very best, value-based medical care