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Lita Smith Retirement

April 22, 2019

Please join us as we celebrate Lita Smith's Retirement.  In honor of her years of dedication and contribution to the Rogel Cancer Center a Retirement Celebration will be held on Wednesday, April 24  2-4pm -- Rogel Cancer Center Conference Room B1-286   Refreshments will be provided.

Allan Andrews retires

April 12, 2019

Congratulations goes out to Allan Andrews on his retirement this month! After 27 years of service with UH/CVC Respiratory Care, Allan is retiring. Allan began his career at UM as a…

Cinda Loik Retirement Celebration

April 8, 2019

After 40 years at the University of Michigan Health Systems, Cinda Loik will be retiring.  Please join us in honoring her years of service and wishing Cinda the best in her retirement.  Come help us celebrate her career on Friday, May 3rd from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm in CVC 5321, the Board Room.      

FFMI in 10th cohort of groundbreaking innovation educational program, fastPACE

March 25, 2019

For medical students, fellows, clinicians or seasoned researchers at University of Michigan who have a big idea that could potentially impact patients, there is a place they have been able to…

Michael J. Imperiale, Ph.D., addresses United Nations

March 8, 2019

Arthur Thurnau Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Vice President of Research – Policy & Compliance Michael J. Imperiale, Ph.D., recently addressed the United Nations. Imperiale’s address is approximately 30 minutes in to this video. He later answered numerous questions from various nation delegations.

High-Tech Projects Awarded $2.5 Million in Funding by MTRAC Life Sciences Innovation Hub at U-M

February 12, 2019

From novel lung cancer therapeutics to a new device for blood clot removal in stroke patients, 12 new biomedical ideas that emerged from research across Michigan have received funding that could…

Juanita Parry’s Retirement

February 8, 2019

Juanita Parry, Director, Nurse Physician Assistant Recruitment and Retention and Magnet Program Director is retiring after 28 years of exemplary service. Please join the nursing community in a celebration of her amazing work and career on Friday, March 1, from 2-4pm in UH Dining Rooms A&B. Remarks will begin at 2:30pm. Please join us for light refreshments, a chance to see Juanita off, and an opportunity to reflect on the wonderful successes of her lengthy career. We look forward to particularly honoring her for her past 17 years as leader of Nurse Recruitment and Retention and, in the past several years,…

Michigan Medicine leader honored with prestigious AGA recognition award

February 5, 2019

AGA’s highest honor is presented to Michigan Medicine’s John I. Allen, M.D., M.B.A., A.G.A.F. The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has announced the 2019 recipients of the annual recognition awards, given in honor of outstanding contributions and achievements in gastroenterology. “AGA members honor their colleagues and peers for outstanding contributions to the field of gastroenterology by nominating them for the AGA Recognition Awards,” said David A. Lieberman, MD, AGAF, president of the AGA Institute. “We are proud to announce the 2019 AGA Recognition Prize winners, who are just a few of…

United Way of Washtenaw County names Lori Pierce, M.D., 2019 Woman of the Year

January 4, 2019

Lori Pierce, M.D., vice provost for academic and faculty affairs, has been selected by the United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) Women United group as the 2019 Woman of the Year. Pierce will be honored at the UWWC’s Power of the Purse event on March 14 at the Kensington Hotel. “Dr. Pierce exemplifies what the Power of the Purse initiative is about: women taking action to address community issues,” said Pam Smith, president of the United Way of Washtenaw County, and member of the Power of the Purse committee. “We are thrilled to honor her achievements and leadership at our…