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Tony Denton named treasurer of Michigan Health & Hospital Association

June 29, 2020

Members of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) elected new officers and appointed board members during the association’s virtual Annual Membership meeting on June 25. Officers of the 2020-2021 MHA…

Joan Keiser, Ph.D., retires after key roles in NCRC, IHPI, PrecisionHealth and Global Health Equity efforts

June 19, 2020

Joan Keiser, Ph.D., director of Long Range Planning and Operations at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, is completing work at the University after more than 25 years, almost 10…

Projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss funded by Michigan Drug Discovery

June 18, 2020

Three innovative drug discovery projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss are moving forward at the University of Michigan with early-stage funding from Michigan Drug Discovery. "We are excited to…

Projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss funded by Michigan Drug Discovery

June 18, 2020

Three innovative drug discovery projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss are moving forward at the University of Michigan with early-stage funding from Michigan Drug Discovery. "We are excited to help advance these important projects in diverse areas of significant unmet medical need," said Michigan Drug Discovery Director Peter Toogood. "I congratulate the selected investigators and look forward to working with them to identify new therapeutic options for patients." Michigan Drug Discovery supports faculty from across the university in advancing early biomedical research toward clinical translation. Researchers awarded pilot grants through the program's highly competitive scientific review process receive…

Koschmann named to Governor’s Return to School Advisory Council

June 17, 2020

Elizabeth Koschmann, PhD, assistant research scientist at the Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Comprehensive Depression Center, and program director for TRAILS, was recently named to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Return to…

Former PM&R Resident Elected President of National Society

June 15, 2020

Congratulations to Jennifer Kendall Thomas, D.O., FAOCPMR, for becoming president-elect of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 Executive Council. Kendall Thomas is a former resident and fellow of the Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Interventional Spine Fellowship. Kendall Thomas will serve as president elect for AOCPMR until 2022.

Four Emergency Medicine Physicians Receive Prestigious Society Awards

June 12, 2020

Congratulations to the following physicians from the Michigan Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine! They each received a prestigious award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, a national society dedicated to…

Dr. Johann Gudjonsson Elected to Membership in ASCI & ADA

May 21, 2020

Johann Gudjonsson, MD PhD, Arthur C. Curtis Professor of Skin Molecular Immunology and Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Michigan, has been elected to membership in the highly prestigious…

Paul Talusan, M.D., Earns AOFAS Traveling Fellowship

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to Paul Talusan, M.D., an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery! He has been selected as an American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 2020 Traveling Fellow. According to the AOFAS website,…