Dr. Uren appointed to state committee

October 27, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Bradley Uren, M.D., assistant professor of emergency medicine at U-M, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Uren will join the 11-member board, which advises the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on issues affecting prescription drug coverage and Michigan Medicaid programs.

“Dr. Uren has extensive knowledge in this field and I am confident he will make positive contributions to this committee,” Snyder said.

Uren will represent physicians on the committee and will serve the remainder of a two-year term expiring Oct. 1, 2017.

“This is a great opportunity to work with the State of Michigan to ensure Medicaid recipients in this state receive the best care possible,” Uren said. “I look forward to representing my fellow physicians, and serving the state and our patients in this capacity.”

A native of the Upper Peninsula, Uren earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan Technological University and his medical degree from U-M. After completing his residency at U-M, he joined the faculty in 2006.

Congratulations to Dr. Uren!

Website: http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201610/u-m-physician-appointed-michigan-pharmacy-and-therapeutics