According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. University of Michigan faculty and staff have several options for receiving their flu vaccination on campus this fall.
Postdoctoral researchers are the engines that drive a large proportion of academic life sciences research. They perform vital roles in the laboratories of senior scientists — including mentoring undergraduate and graduate students — while building the skills, expertise and insights to launch an independent research career.
Nearly 100 students will begin working toward majors in public health this September as part of the University of Michigan School of Public Health's first undergraduate cohort.
In celebration of the University of Michigan’s 200th anniversary, faculty, staff and students are invited to two fall events that showcase the university’s commitment to well-being.
Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2018 benefits is set for Oct. 23 to Nov. 3. New rates and changes take effect Jan. 1.
Ranked No. 1 in Michigan and No. 6 in the country, Michigan Medicine's adult hospitals were recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-18.
Cathleen M. Connell, professor of health behavior and health education, will serve as interim dean of the University of Michigan's School of Public Health.
Registration is open for a new wellness program that gives U-M faculty and staff the opportunity to embrace a more rounded approach to personal health.
MHealthy is recruiting staff and faculty members through the end of August to serve as MHealthy Champions. These volunteers help support a healthier workplace culture within their department, unit or school.
Currently, nearly 600 employees across the university's three campuses and Michigan Medicine volunteer as Champions.
Athletes who will participate in sports this fall and winter can have a free, customized mouth guard made for them during the School of Dentistry's annual Mouth Guard Clinic on July 29.
Shaquila Myers, legislative director for Michigan Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, makes it about 15 words — including a handful of acronyms — into her introduction before pausing.
Michigan Medicine reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 5.6 percent — or $210 million — operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.7 billion for the University of Michigan Health System.
Michigan Medicine's UMHS includes three hospitals, 125 clinics and the U-M Medical Group.
The next big idea to help people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, depression or many other conditions could be bubbling up right now in a University of Michigan research lab.
Or it might be a new idea in the mind of a U-M doctor, scientist, health care professional, graduate student or patient.
The School of Public Health has launched a new Master of Public Health degree program that will integrate the principles of environmental health sciences with health policy and health promotion approaches to address and reduce environmental and occupational health risks.
Acid reflux and heartburn affect more than 20 percent of the U.S. population, but common medications to treat the disease might not work for a large portion of people who suffer from the diseases.
The University of Michigan was recognized as one of the state's healthiest workplaces with the 2017 Governor's Fitness Award.
The award honors individuals and organizations for their efforts to help people live healthy lifestyles.
The University of Michigan has named its bipolar disorder research program for automobile entrepreneur Heinz C. Prechter, in honor of a new gift commitment of up to $5 million.
To raise awareness about mental health in the United States, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four adults — approximately 61.5 million Americans — will experience mental illness in a given year.
Michigan Medicine will more than double the size of its Clinical Simulation Center, an innovative instructional learning laboratory used to train health care professionals.
Bishr Omary, a University of Michigan physician-scientist since 2008, has been named the executive vice dean for research at the Medical School and chief scientific officer for Michigan Medicine.
His appointment, effective May 1, was approved April 20 by the Board of Regents.