Health & Medicine

  1. March 10, 2014

    Students tackle public health problems in SPH innovation competition

    Eleven student innovations involving public health will be narrowed to five for participation in Innovation in Action, a student competition on Friday.

  2. March 5, 2014

    School of Dentistry receives $2M grant for special care clinic

    The School of Dentistry will use a $2 million gift from the Delta Dental Foundation to provide dental and health care services at a clinic for special-needs patients.

  3. February 20, 2014

    Multidisciplinary team awarded NIH grant to track kidney disease

    The U-M Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center will receive a $8.5 million federal contract to serve as the coordinating center for the United States Renal Data System.

  4. February 15, 2014

    Gene-based cancer diagnosis tech wins entrepreneurship contest

    Three U-M pathology researchers who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment have won a statewide competition organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship.

  5. January 31, 2014

    2014 Best Doctors list features hundreds of UMHS physicians

    Nearly 500 U-M physicians have been named by their peers to the 2014 Best Doctors in America List.

  6. January 29, 2014

    U-M named one of nation’s 100 healthiest employers

    U-M has been named one of the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers LLC.

  7. January 22, 2014

    $4.35M from Davidson Foundation to fuel research-driven innovation

    The William Davidson Foundation has awarded $4.35 million to U-M to support programs that will accelerate the flow of university-generated ideas to the marketplace.

  8. January 20, 2014

    Flu is widespread; how you can help prevent transmission

    Chief Health Officer Dr. Robert Winfield has sent a message to the campus community encouraging people to take measures against contracting or spreading influenza.

    U-M’s Seasonal Influenza Information website.

  9. January 14, 2014

    Active U tracking starts today; new app available

    Starting today, thousands will begin tracking their exercise minutes for Active U, MHealthy’s 12-week physical activity challenge, and can do so with a new app for iOS devices.

  10. January 8, 2014

    Millions of lives saved since surgeon general’s 1964 tobacco warning

    An estimated 8 million lives have been saved in the United States as a result of smoking measures that began 50 years ago this month, according to a Yale-led study co-authored by three U-M School of Public Health researchers.