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November 24, 2014

Dr. Marschall S. Runge recommended as EVPMA

President Mark Schlissel on Monday announced he will recommend the appointment of Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to become U-M's executive vice president for medical affairs March 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents in December.

October 31, 2014

Mental health promotion featuring former U-M athletes hits home

A video opens with a young couple sitting in a car. The woman turns to the man and in a gentle, reassuring voice says, "This doesn't change who you are. And this is something a lot of people go through."

Perhaps no truer words than her last sentence have been spoken when it comes to students and mental health, experts say.

October 27, 2014

U-M, MSU partner to help students learn genomics and evolution

The study of human genes has dramatically changed how health issues have been explained and treated during the past 20 years. But educators have done little to teach future generations about the concepts behind those scientific breakthroughs.

October 23, 2014

Program helps employees maintain weight into the New Year

Research studies show most adults gain some weight over the holidays.

To help faculty and staff celebrate the season while still maintaining health goals, MHealthy is offering “Move, Lose & Maintain,” an eight-week healthy lifestyle program designed to keep employees moving and eating smarter into the New Year.

October 21, 2014

New course promotes breaking down silos to optimize patient care

Health professions schools at U-M are taking a unique approach to educating future clinicians. The schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Social Work, and College of Pharmacy are launching an innovative course titled Team-Based Clinical Decision Making.

October 20, 2014

Six from U-M faculty elected to prestigious Institute of Medicine

University of Michigan experts in genetic and statistical analysis, Lou Gehrig's disease, head and neck cancer, health policy and nursing are among the new members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

October 13, 2014

Learn to cook healthier at MHealthy's free chef demo Wednesday

Eating healthier can help people feel better, have more energy and even handle stress better. It is also one of the best ways to prevent and control health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and some forms of cancer.

October 9, 2014

Grant supports U-M analysis of data from mobile health sensors

The university is one of a dozen centers sharing a $10.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health aimed at developing innovative tools to gather, analyze and interpret health data generated by mobile and wearable sensors.

October 8, 2014

$25M grant backs U-M project to curb maternal deaths

With a $25 million grant from an anonymous donor, the University of Michigan will begin training doctors in Africa in reproductive health services not widely available to many women living in remote areas of the continent.

October 6, 2014

REMINDER: Flu shot clinics run through this month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best way to prevent influenza is to receive a seasonal flu shot. U-M faculty and staff covered under a university health plan can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee. 

September 18, 2014

U-M Health System plans operating room expansion

To meet the growing demand for high-quality surgical care, the U-M Health System will renovate its surgical suites to create four new operating rooms in University Hospital.

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