Week in Review: Week of July 30, 2018

August 3, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

The calendar has flipped to August — now it’s time for you to flip through some wonderful stories from Headlines!

Earlier this week, faculty and staff learned more about the Brighton Center for Specialty Care, which is set to open Sept. 4. Readers also met a family who has benefited from a unique helmet therapy developed at U-M; the Global Health Research Program reflected on its first session and sought applicants for its second; and the Milk Room discussed the vital role it plays for breastfeeding mothers at Michigan Medicine.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest:

The Bright stuff: Brighton Center for Specialty Care set to enhance organization’s reach

With 153 exam rooms, 33 treatment rooms and four operating rooms, the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care will allow Michigan Medicine to make an enormous impact in Livingston County. Take a closer look at the state-of-the-art facility, which is on track to welcome its first patients on Sept. 4.

Three babies, two helmets, one success story for triplets

When Victoria Buursma gave birth to triplets three months early at Mott, a dedicated team made sure the girls were healthy. Later, when two of the children started showing symptoms of plagiocephaly — or flattening of the head — the Buursmas again turned to Michigan Medicine experts. Click here to learn how helmet therapy has given the babies an improved long-term prognosis.

Global Health Research Program wraps up first session, accepting new applicants

The Global Health Research Certificate Program was designed to help faculty apply their research in an international setting. Recently, the program wrapped up its first year, during which fellows from urology, internal medicine and neonatal intensive care participated in a yearlong monthly seminar series. Learn details of the program, including how participants plan to take their important work across the globe!

‘Making children stronger’: Milk Room provides support for moms at Michigan Medicine

It’s World Breastfeeding Awareness Week, the perfect time to take a look inside the Milk Room at Mott. The room is a 24/7 operation that serves as a centralized, sanitary environment to freeze and store breast milk for patients who are still breastfeeding with their mothers. Click through for more on the facility — and find out why it is seen as the industry standard across the U.S.