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Congratulations December work milestone anniversaries!

December 1, 2021

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of December. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  40 Years Susan BakerMary BarGlenda Foster 35 Years Rhonda Anderson-OliverRose BellKirk BrowerNancy HankeDebra HardenbrookBarbara KunzelmanWendy LamentolaNoreen MyricksTammy PerryJanella ReskeNancy RoeserGerald SerwerJane SingerCatherine Thompson  30 Years Sara EdwardsMary Joe GilpinDavid GordonLaura MannausaNorah NaughtonPatricia Sirois Amy Stheiner 25 Years Princesa AquinoDebra CampbellShauna GobleRobert HagbloomPamela KangasAmanda LouksKelly MosleyAudrey NewellLisa OrrisonTrupti PatelCarolyn PriessFrank RozsaYvette Washington 20 Years David AdamsChristine BacarellaShawn ChapmanFawzi El-ShafeiDee FennerJason FisanickKatherine GoldLi GuoLisa HelfenBrian HockleyLaura HopsonAmber HurdGary LaderachAnn LaidlawJames LintonJeniffer LongToni MorganReena…

Congratulations 2021 Service Award Honorees

November 16, 2021

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine’s 2021 Service Award Honorees. These staff members were recognized as part of this year’s annual program. Send a congratulations eCard through the Michigan Medicine recognition site to your colleagues to show appreciation for the many years of dedicated service they have provided the organization. 50 Year Honorees           Ann Okkerse, UMH CW 11W 45 Year Honorees Kirby Billups, Lab Animal Medicine Unit Thomas Daly, Contracting Officer Kevin Doran, HITS Mary Earle, KEC OR/ PACU Douglas Gallup, Facilities Mark Gordon, UMH CW Respiratory Therapy Cynthia Vance, Michigan Neuroscience Institute Karen Williams, UMH CW 8ECP 40 Year Honorees           Robert…

Brad Uren, M.D., reappointed by Gov. Whitmer to lead Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

November 12, 2021

On Nov. 10, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer reappointed Brad Uren, M.D., to serve as chair of the Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Uren, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Michigan Medicine, was first appointed to the chair position in December 2020. “I am excited to continue the committee’s important work on behalf of the state of Michigan and our state’s Medicaid enrollees,” Uren said. According to the release, The Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee “advises the Department of Health and Human Services on issues affecting prescription drug coverage for its various health care programs, and [it] shall recommend to the…

Congratulations November milestone work anniversaries!

November 1, 2021

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of November. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  45 Years Kirby BillupsDian Johnson 40 Years P HolevinskiPatricia PaulinSusan Zeglevski 35 Years Michael AksamitCheri BuschlenStacey CookLisa EvansMasada HabhabVince HamiltonMary HaneyJennifer KimCherri MacklinJulie Rothermel-OsugiDiane ShoemakerKimberly Zapor 30 Years Gary DootzJulie EversSandra HackettMerideth HumeAlisa JonesMichael McGowanNguyet RichardsDonna RobardsMelvyn RubenfireSara ThompsonKaren WalkerNoel Wys 25 Years Priscilla ChamberlainFabiola ConstantinJulie De FilippoJanice FerchauJames HinerKathryn MayoAndrea PatriasThomas PreissSonya SambornRita Sanders 20 Years Meheret AberraAnuska Andjelkovic-ZochowskaTerri AsbellStephanie BarnettKathryn CastorenaJianyong ChenClifton DavisAnne DoleckiSheila FastJean-Marc FontaineKelly GibbsMelissa GriffithJason GroveBenjamin…

Michigan Medicine CIO named Michigan Healthcare CIO of the Year

October 18, 2021

Rosenberg in the clinic during the initial pandemic surge in spring 2020. Andrew Rosenberg, M.D., was named the Healthcare CIO of the Year by MichiganCIO.   The CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards honor chief information officers who demonstrate excellence in technology leadership. Winners are selected by an independent peer-review process based on leadership effectiveness, the business value created by technology innovation, and engagement in industry and community endeavors.  “Given that I was nominated by my peers, I am particularly honored to receive this award,” Rosenberg said. “I am thankful for the dedication, resilience, and grace of our Michigan Medicine IT staff. They support the organization’s productivity, collaboration, accessibility, security, and customer satisfaction — efforts that were especially evident in the demands brought on by the pandemic and our shift to Flexible First work throughout…

Maya Hammoud, M.D., honored by University of Michigan-Dearborn with a 2021 Alumni Difference Maker Award

October 12, 2021

Congratulations to Maya Hammoud, M.D., the J. Robert Willson Research Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor of Learning Health Sciences at the U-M Medical School, who was recently honored by the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a 2021 Alumni Difference Maker Award. Each year, UM-Dearborn honors alumni difference makers across eight different categories. Hammoud was recognized as the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Alumnus of the Year Award for her outstanding professional accomplishments and demonstrated public service and leadership. Throughout her career, Hammoud has served as assistant and associate deans at U-M and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.…

Congratulations October milestone work anniversaries!

October 1, 2021

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of October. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  55 Years Janice Arcuri-Otis 45 Years Sandra DodgeCynthia VanceKaren Williams 40 Years Vickie EarlRichard Risner 35 Years Horace Bomar IIIBrenda DarwinMacey FettersAlice HorgrowDeborah PeckSharon ScottSylvia StuartMarvina Willis 30 Years Nancy BarbasJember BekeleWilliam BellJacqueline FortinoJames FreerJennifer KuzminskiMarie LozonFernando MartinezBridget NelsonPaula Paschal Jane SchuetteDianna Spears 25 Years Kathy BishopTina Burse-HoustonGloria HaralsonDennis HarrisMelissa HayesAnita HornMunira HussainKimberly LandiniMichele LewisShawn McIntoshSheila ParishoMalini RaghavanTabetha ReisingerPeter RycusChristopher SmithDanielle SmithElaine St AmieGeorge StephensRalph SternStephen Zawisza 20 YearsGoncalo AbecasisDenise BerryMonica BovaMartina…

Alan Baptist, M.D., M.P.H., receives $2.5 million NIH grant to study asthma

September 28, 2021

Alan Baptist, M.D., M.P.H., has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study asthma in young Black adults, a population disproportionately impacted by asthma but under-represented in research. The research collaboration with Wayne State University will examine the use of mobile asthma management, nursing support, text messages and physical activity monitors to decrease asthma exacerbations and reduce health disparities. Baptist is an associate professor of allergy and immunology at Michigan Medicine. He currently serves as director of the University of Michigan Asthma Program.

May, Voepel-Lewis selected for American Academy of Nursing Class of 2021 Fellows

September 28, 2021

The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) announced that Michigan Medicine’s Chief Nurse Executive Nancy May, D.N.P., RN-BC, NEA-BC and Terri Voepel-Lewis, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor of the U-M School of Nursing and Department of Anesthesiology, are among the 2021 Class of New Fellows. May and Voepel-Lewis will be recognized during the academy’s annual policy conference set for Oct. 7-9, in Washington D.C., and virtually. The duo was selected during a rigorous and competitive process. This year, May and Voepel-Lewis will be inducted with over 220 nursing leaders and scholars from around the world. May has led as the chief nurse…