In the News

  1. March 18, 2014

    A study by Dr. Amir Ghaferi, assistant professor of surgery, suggests disparities between rich and poor in who survives major cancer surgeries has more to do with the hospitals where they’re treated than with individuals’ wealth or lack of it.

    Reuters
  2. March 18, 2014

    “The U.S. doesn’t own a deep secret to innovation. Any country that wants to challenge the U.S. on innovation can and should. Everyone, including the U.S., would be better for it,” said Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business and lecturer in law.

    China Daily
  3. March 18, 2014

    “Part of the psychological process of PTSD often includes avoidance and suppression of painful emotions and memories, which allows symptoms of the disorder to continue. However, many of our patients were able to stop this pattern of avoidance and see an improvement in their symptoms,” said Anthony King, research assistant professor of psychiatry.

    The Huffington Post
  4. March 17, 2014

    Daniel Crane, associate dean and professor of law, said state laws that prevent Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to consumers force the automaker to distribute their vehicles in a way that may not be in consumers’ best interest.

    Bloomberg Television
  5. March 17, 2014

    Research by Lynda Lisbeth, associate professor of epidemiology, found that Mexican-Americans have a harder time recovering from stroke than white patients do.

    U.S. News & World Report
  6. March 17, 2014

    Philip Christman, a lecturer in English language and literature and editor of the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing, was interviewed about the literary journal that showcases the works of incarcerated writers throughout the state’s prison system.

    Michigan Radio
  7. March 16, 2014

    Dr. John Ayanian, director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, was quoted about the challenges facing Obamacare as the deadline looms for enrolling in the Affordable Health Act exchanges.

    U.S. News & World Report
  8. March 16, 2014

    A study by Vicki Freedman, research professor at the Institute for Social Research, found that doing chores and errands while caring for a disabled husband makes older women a bit happier than just doing housework for its own sake.

    Reuters
  9. March 16, 2014

    Comments by Aswin Punathambekar, associate professor of communication studies, were featured in an article about a new Bollywood movie that seems to mimic the real-life story of a women’s vigilante group formed in India in 2006.

    The Star (India)
  10. March 13, 2014

    “Scientific discovery doesn’t come easy. It’s easy to give up, but he would just never give up,” said Rashid Bashshur, professor emeritus of health management and policy, describing the late Dr. Hunein Maassab, professor emeritus of epidemiology and developer of the nasal-spray flu vaccine.

    The New York Times