Professors Jody R. Lori of the School of Nursing and Rada Mihalcea of the College of Engineering will receive the 2019 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the School of Nursing will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award by the Academic Women's Caucus.
Yasamin Kusunoki was a young girl growing up in California when she made an observation that stayed with her.
On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.
The University of Michigan is a close partner to Denis Mukwege, who has received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end sexual violence against women in armed conflict.
Most university sexual violence interventions target incoming freshmen, which makes sense, since first-year students are most at risk.
But it also means the initial intervention may not be reinforced for those students in subsequent years — something researchers at the School of Nursing hope to change.
As part of its diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan, the University of Michigan School of Nursing has an ambitious goal.
Poor women have fewer but longer relationships, use contraceptives less frequently and use less effective methods than women from more advantaged backgrounds, according to a new University of Michigan study.
University of Michigan researchers are working closely with faculty and students in Ghana to create a sexual violence prevention and education program at the University of Cape Coast.
Patricia D. Hurn will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1. Her five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
University of Michigan experts in cancer biology, emergency heart care, bone biology and chronic disease care are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the School of nursing. The search process already has begun.
Around the nation, hospitals work to gain or keep "nurse magnet" recognition as part of their strategy to attract patients and high-quality nurses, and to do well in rankings. A new national study looks at how the recognition, designed as a standard of excellence for nursing, affects the care patients receive.
Stephen Strobbe's morning was off to a routine start Wednesday when a student presentation in his "Mental Health & Illness Across the Lifespan" class took an unexpected twist.
The medical community may be inadvertently creating a new generation of illegal, recreational drug users by prescribing anti-anxiety or sleep medications to teenagers, U-M researchers say.
Heart disease, diabetes, high-blood pressure and other noncommunicable diseases will soon become the leading cause of sickness and death in Thailand as the country becomes wealthier.
School of Nursing Dean Kathleen Potempa discusses her program's longstanding ties with Thailand, the role nurses play in the country's medical system and the importance of the new research project for U.S. and Thai health care.
Editor's note: This article has been revised with additional information.