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December 13, 2018

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May 29, 2014

Richard Boothman, executive director of clinical safety at the U-M Health System, was interviewed about the Michigan Model, a collaborative and transparent approach to patient safety and medical mistakes.

The New York Times

May 28, 2014

"Physicians are healers. That knowledge should be used only for healing, not executions. Participation as a physician is not ethical," said Dr. Susan Dorr Goold, professor of internal medicine and health management and policy, on the participation of physicians in prisoner executions.

Los Angeles Times

May 28, 2014

Howard Stein, professor of Afroamerican and African studies, was quoted in a story about remarks by Irish President Michael Higgins that land ownership in Africa had been subject to too many "disastrous" social and physical engineering experiments.

The Irish Times

May 28, 2014

Sensitive to gluten?  Dr. William Chey, professor of internal medicine, says that a carb in wheat may be the real culprit: "A number of people, including me, now feel that non-celiac gluten sensitivity is a misnomer."

National Public Radio

May 27, 2014

Priya Kumar, a graduate student in the School of Information, was interviewed about her research on mothers' motivations to post pictures of their babies online.

National Public Radio

May 27, 2014

Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business, was featured in a segment on how the rash of vehicle recalls by General Motors will affect the company's reputation.

PBS NewsHour

May 27, 2014

Research by Sarah Hawley, associate professor of internal medicine and health management and policy, shows that most women who get a double mastectomy don't need it.

NBC News

May 23, 2014

"When you get to three or four hours each day, that screen time crowds out other important activities that babies and young kids should be engaging in: looking at books, going for walks or playing outside," said Dr. Matthew Davis, professor of health management and policy, and pediatrics and communicable diseases, regarding children's use of mobile phones, tablets, computers, television and video games.

South China Morning Post

May 23, 2014

Jim Diana, professor of natural resources and environment and director of Michigan Sea Grant, and Elizabeth LaPorte, Sea Grant’s communications and education services director, were quoted in an article about lifesaving aids being placed at 10 public beaches along Lake Michigan in an effort to prevent drowning due to dangerous currents.

Detroit Free Press

May 23, 2014

Alex Halderman, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was interviewed about computer security risks associated with electronic voting.

National Public Radio

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