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November 13, 2018

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October 30, 2018

Donors sought for annual Blood Battle with Ohio State

The 37th annual Blood Battle against Ohio State began Monday and runs through Nov. 21. All potential donors, from those who have never donated blood before to those who donate every year, are asked to join the fight to save lives across the state and country.

October 11, 2018

Nurses approve contract agreement with Michigan Medicine

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include a link to a press release by the nurses’ union.

Nurses represented by the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council have ratified a three-year contact with Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center.

September 17, 2018

U-M gets $18M for tobacco research center at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

August 13, 2018

Yoga, Zumba and more taking over Big House on Sept. 28

Instead of touchdowns and field goals, look for warrior poses, planks, squats and Zumba-style dance moves Sept. 28 at Michigan Stadium.

University of Michigan faculty and staff are invited to participate in “Be Well in the Big House,” a free event sponsored by MHealthy.

July 26, 2018

Ernst appointed associate vice president for student life

In a continued effort to advance health and wellness initiatives for students at the University of Michigan, Robert Ernst has been named associate vice president for student life and executive director of the University Health Service.

July 19, 2018

Mental health biostatistics expert to be new SPH dean

The next dean of the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health will be F. DuBois Bowman, a distinguished researcher whose scholarship focuses on improving mental health and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and depression.

June 27, 2018

New pathology facility at NCRC helps meet advanced testing needs

Millions of times a year, samples of blood, tissue, saliva and more travel from Michigan Medicine’s patient care facilities to the Department of Pathology for testing that can reveal a patient’s diagnosis, track their response to treatment or guide their future care.

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