University Health Service
November 7, 2022
Ways to stay healthy amid rise in respiratory illness
U-M is advising how campus community members can protect themselves from a range of respiratory illnesses amid expected increases in travel and indoor gatherings through the end of the fall term.
June 16, 2022
Ernst named chief health officer; new public health structure debuts
Robert Ernst, associate vice president for student life for health and wellness, and executive director of University Health Service, will become U-M’s chief health officer as the university transitions to a new public health structure.
April 18, 2022
Mortenson named chief mental health officer in Student Life
Student Life has appointed Lindsey Mortenson, currently the acting executive director and medical director for University Health Service, as the campus’ inaugural chief mental health officer.
November 15, 2021
CDC in Ann Arbor to research flu cases on campus
A large and sudden increase in influenza among students on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will be the focus of federal health experts seeking to learn more about how the flu is spreading and vaccine effectiveness.
September 23, 2021
Ann Arbor campus COVID activity trending downward
The number of COVID-19 cases on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus is trending downward as the university community rounds out its first month of a more traditional fall experience with robust in-person teaching and events.
May 11, 2021
Report: U-M officials overlooked ‘destructive pattern’ of misconduct
An investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct by former U-M physician Robert E. Anderson found he engaged in a “pervasive, decades-long, destructive pattern of sexual misconduct” involving hundreds of U-M students.
December 10, 2020
Faculty encouraged to use student well-being statement in syllabi
A new Syllabus Statement for Student Well-Being that is more comprehensive than the older mental health syllabus statement, and offers more campus resources to assist students is now available.
September 24, 2020
New data on COVID-19 dashboard offers clearer picture of virus
In response to suggestions from the campus community, U-M has further refined its COVID-19 dashboard with several new pieces of information about the virus’ impact on the university.
September 4, 2020
Contact Tracing Corps to help monitor virus on campus
Student volunteer investigators will have a key role in U-M’s COVID-19 response as contact tracers, reaching out to people on the Ann Arbor campus who had close contact with students testing positive for the coronavirus.
September 3, 2020
University to test 3,000 weekly for COVID-19 on campus
U-M will begin surveillance testing students, faculty and staff for the virus that causes COVID-19 next week, ramping up to 3,000 weekly on the Ann Arbor campus by the end of September.