Sue Schade, MBA, FHIMSS, FCHIME, chief information officer at the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers, was recently interviewed by Catalyze, an IT organization that provides technical resources in the healthcare environment. Schade participated in the Catalyze Healthcare Innovation Series, where the Read on! →
Phillip Rodgers, M.D., associate professor of the departments of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, was quoted in CQ Healthbeat News regarding end-of-life planning. Read more here.
On June 16, Timothy A. Pletcher, DHA, Class of ’89 and adjunct research investigator for Learning Health Sciences in the Medical School, presented to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) as part as a panel Read on! →
Research by Monica Dus, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, suggests that evolution has trained our brains to expect calories or energy from sweet-tasting foods and that's why low-calorie cookies or diet drinks may not satisfy hunger. Read on! →
Sue Anne Bell, clinical associate professor of nursing, and Kathleen Potempa, dean and professor of nursing, were quoted in an article about how medical, nursing and public health schools around the country are launching programs to train students about the Read on! →
University of Michigan Health System Obgyn Vanessa K Dalton and family planning fellow Lauren MacAfee recently wrote a piece in “The Conversation” about how new Affordable Care Act guidelines on insurance coverage of contraception may impact women. Their article “For women even Read on! →
Michael Imperiale, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, was interviewed about a cheap new lab test that uses just a drop of blood to reveal the different kinds of viruses we've been exposed to in our lifetimes. See the Read on! →
This past weekend, 15-year-old Hunter Gandee trekked 57 miles from Temperance, Mich. to the University of Michigan with his 8-year-old brother, Braden, strapped to his back. The teen planned the trek, the Cerebral Palsy Swagger, to bring greater recognition to people such Read on! →
William Herman, M.D., professor of internal medicine and epidemiology, was recently quoted in "Reuters" about evidence for type 2 diabetes screening. "The evidence for screening for type 2 diabetes is really not strong," said Dr. Herman. Read more in "Reuters". William H. Herman Read on! →
Research by Julia Richards, Ph.D., U-M professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and epidemiology, found that the diabetes drug metformin lowers the risk of developing the eye condition glaucoma. Read more in HealthDay.