Two U-M women among state’s “100 Most Influential”

June 7, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees,

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., and Marianne Udow-Phillips, MHSA, are among the 100 most influential women in Michigan, according to a recent Crain’s Detroit Business special report.

The honorees include leaders in business, academia, nonprofits and public policy from across the state.

Feldman, a neurologist and leading ALS researcher, is the director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute and the Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology. Crain’s touts her research team’s oversight of Phase 2 U.S. Food and Drug Administration trials treating ALS patients with injections of embryonic human stem cells.

Udow-Phillips directs U-M’s Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT). Crain’s highlights Udow-Phillips’ role in working with the state of Michigan and writing the winning grant for the 5-year, $110 million Michigan Primary Care Transformation demonstration project (MiPCT).

To read the full profiles of both women, or to view the full list of honorees, visit