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.
Precision Health at the University of Michigan has announced the recipients of its inaugural Scholars Awards — grants of up to $80,000 each to support precision health research.
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.
The first Michigan Life Sciences Fellows have arrived at the University of Michigan, where they are investigating important biological questions related to multiple sclerosis, triple-negative breast cancer, and how complex living architectures form.
Athletes who will participate in sports this fall and winter can have a free, customized mouth guard made for them during the School of Dentistry’s annual Mouth Guard Clinic on July 28.
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.
The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was recognized among the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday.
Michigan Medicine reported fiscal year-end results June 21, with an anticipated 2.4 percent — or $103 million — operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $4.3 billion for the University of Michigan’s academic medical center.
The University of Michigan has been recognized for its work in the areas of sexual assault prevention and alcohol abuse prevention by a national organization dedicated to creating safer, healthier campus communities.
Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away, but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.
Racial disparities in pain management have been well-documented, with doctors historically more willing to prescribe opiates to whites than to other racial and ethnic groups.
More funding is needed to address the opioid epidemic that is projected to cost the United States economy $200 billion by 2020, a University of Michigan researcher says.
U-M Precision Health has released a request for applications for its Scholars Awards, which will support exceptional early-career investigators in innovative research projects that advance the field of precision health.
As many as one in three women treated for breast cancer undergo unnecessary procedures, but a new method for diagnosing it could do a better job distinguishing between benign and aggressive tumors.
About 115 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose — almost five every hour — and the numbers are increasing. Millions more misuse prescription opioid medications, or use illicit opioids, with an annual economic toll of $115 billion.
The benefits of vaping to quit smoking far outweigh the health risks of youths moving from electronic to traditional cigarettes, a new study says.
Physical activity has long been known to reduce depression and anxiety, and is commonly prescribed to prevent or cure negative mental health conditions.
However, less is known about the impact of physical activity on positive mental health conditions, such as happiness and contentment.
The university's Precision Health initiative is accepting applications for Investigators Awards of up to $300,000 each over two years to support research projects that advance the field of precision health.
Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, will undertake an architectural planning study for a potential new adult inpatient facility in Ann Arbor.
The School of Dentistry will undergo a major renovation project to create a more welcoming, accessible facility with an improved patient entrance, modern teaching clinics and open, flexible research space.
The Board of Regents approved a schematic design for the work Thursday.