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Saving lives at 2,000 feet: Meet a U-M Survival Flight Nurse

September 2, 2015

Elaine Philipson was afraid of heights before she became a Survival Flight Nurse at the U-M Health System. Now she works in jets and helicopters daily, helping patients while flying through…

CHRT, IHPI members share Michigan’s Medicaid expansion experience

September 1, 2015

How did Michigan become one of just six states with a fully Republican-led state government to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act? Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation…

National vaccine expert, Dr. Rockwell, blogs on improving vaccine rates

August 10, 2015

In a recent blog post for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), Pamela G. Rockwell, D.O., assistant professor, discusses the declining vaccine rates in the U.S. and ways that family medicine or…

Ethical and Legal Issues in Mental Health (Aug. 26)

August 4, 2015

Please join us for a lively discussion of medical ethics. This month's grand rounds features Michael Jibson, M.D., professor of psychiatry.The Bioethics Grand Rounds is sponsored by the UMHS Adult and Pediatric…

From biology to roller derby, Megan Foldenauer documents interests through art

July 20, 2015

An image of foot anatomy by U-M Medical Illustrator Megan Foldenauer Megan Foldenauer, Ph.D., a certified medical illustrator in U-M’s Department of Neurosurgery, was recently featured in a Local 4 News…

U-M physicians join Institute of Medicine to recommend strong CPR training improvements

July 9, 2015

The Institute of Medicine recently called for our nation’s health care system to foster a culture of action surrounding cardiac arrest, which means making sure more Americans know how to respond…

Christopher Friese, Ph.D., R.N., calls for chemo med protection for health workers

July 6, 2015

Dr. Christopher FrieseU-M School of Nursing assistant professor Christopher Friese, Ph.D., R.N., authored a recent op-ed calling for more safeguards for health care workers who handle hazardous materials. Read more>>

collaborate!@NCRC – IHPI Inaugural Director’s Lecture: Developing Effective Communications (May 18)

May 6, 2015

Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin is a University Leadership chair in Behavioural Decision Making at the University of Leeds (UK), where she co-directs the Centre for Decision Research. Her research focuses…

Sign up for an MHealthy exercise and relaxation class this spring

April 6, 2015

Register for an MHealthy exercise and relaxation class this spring.Registration is now open for more than 100 exercise and relaxation classes that will help you get moving, get fit, and relieve…