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Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC) approved for $3.1M research funding award by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

July 26, 2022

A research team at Michigan Medicine led by Khurshid Ghani, MBChB, MS, FRCS, and Noelle Carlozzi, Ph.D., has been approved for a $3.1 million research funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study “Stent Omission after Ureteroscopy and Lithotripsy” (SOUL) as part of the Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC). The SOUL MUSIC clinical trial aims to understand whether the most common kidney stone removal surgery in the country is more effective with or without ureteral stents. Urologists often place long, hollow tubes (ureteral stents) for a short period of time after ureteroscopy to help with drainage…

Rose Glenn earns SHSMD Leadership Excellence Award

July 14, 2022

Rose Glenn is a strategic communications and marketing executive, with a long history of contributing to the profession and supporting the growth and development of strategy professionals. She has demonstrated this commitment in her role as a senior leader for teams in multiple health systems, and in her service as a board member for the Society for Health Care Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD), including board president in 2019. Glenn currently works at Michigan Medicine as the chief marketing and communications officer where she is responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives that further brand equity, engage stakeholders…

Preeti N. Malani, M.D., M.S.J., M.S., to become inaugural JAMA deputy editor and editorial director for equity

June 23, 2022

Preeti N. Malani, M.D., M.S.J., M.S., will become the inaugural JAMA deputy editor and editorial director for equity for JAMA and the JAMA Network Journals. Malani has been a faculty member at U-M since 2004 and is professor of internal medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Malani has had executive leadership responsibilities at the university, including serving in the critically important role as chief health officer since 2017. As CHO, she has partnered with numerous individuals to advance health and health equity across campus by better aligning well-being services with social determinants of health. Malani has taken an academic…

U-M team wins Learning Impact Award for IPE data tracking

June 14, 2022

The innovation was years in the making and a demonstration of great collaboration. A data visualization collaboration between the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education (IPE) and U-M Information & Technology Services (ITS) has received a 2022 bronze award from 1EdTech, a non-profit collaborative advancing education technology and learning impact. The project is: “Competency-Based Tracking for Interprofessional Education Leveraging Institutional Data.” Watch a short video the team submitted to the awards competition describing the project. How the U-M team described the challenge behind their project: Health care education has been largely siloed and there are calls to shift to a collaborative and coordinated…

Pediatric Child Behavioral Health completes successful Patient Centered Medical Home program survey!

June 10, 2022

Congratulations to Pediatric Child Behavioral Health team who recently completed a successful survey visit with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) for the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program!  This program recognizes and supports primary care and specialist clinic teams that have made substantial progress implementing and using patient-centered clinical and operational processes and tools, resulting in the delivery of more coordinated, efficient and effective health care. The Pediatric Child Behavioral Health unit includes Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, and Pediatric Psychology clinics. Each year, BCBSM randomly selects 1-2 Michigan Medicine primary care (Medical Home) and 1-2 specialty care…

Dorene S. Markel to retire after nearly 40 years at Michigan Medicine

June 6, 2022

Dorene S. Markel After nearly 40 years of service to U-M, Dorene S. Markel will retire on June 30. Dorene began her career at U-M in 1982, initially as a research assistant in the laboratory of Dr. James V. Neel. In 1984, she joined the Department of Neurology, notably becoming the first genetic counselor to be employed by U-M. In this role, she helped create one of the first genetic testing programs for Huntington’s Disease in the country.  Her career then led to work with Dr. Francis Collins at the U-M Human Genome Center, where she eventually became the Director of…

Congratulations June work milestone anniversaries

June 1, 2022

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of June. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  45 YearsJohn BilliTeresa BobiczJohn DeLanceyCharles EllisMiriam MeislerSusan SellSharon SheldonDuwana Villemure 40 YearsRoger AlbinLeslie AldrichTeresa KepplerLaura McGinityElisa OstafinStephen PapadopoulosLeslie QuintRosanne RameyJames ScheimanThomas ShopeJanice SinsabaughAurora StienstraMatthew ThompsonMaureen Thompson 35 YearsOlukunle AdebiyiDebra BakerCarla GarwoodJames GeigerEarl GlennDaniel HinshawMartha HochLaura HorwoodSuzanne MakiSusan MeredithMichael NowakDebra ParonElisabeth QuintPeter RobersonJohn RudolphMichele SauerLesley Shafer-SmithKevin SlayValerie StevensonBarbara Wilson 30 YearsSandro CintiKathryn DaavettilaCarlen FiferLori FlintMaurice FryeGary HuffnagleHelen KalesChristine KrauseAmelia Louis-FerdinandDaniel MaixnerShannon McCallHelen McFarlandDarlene McLeanSuzanne MielockJill NobleThomas SissonCaren StalburgSandeep VijanBrian WoodcockCheryl Zamborowski 25…

Team members make strong showing at American Thoracic Society conference

May 23, 2022

Michigan Medicine made a strong showing among the top award winners at the recent American Thoracic Society conference. Congratulations to all! Distinguished Achievement Award: MeiLan Han Early Career Achievement (Clinical Problems Assembly): Justin Oldham Early Career Achievement (Behavioral Science Health Services Research Assembly): Tom Valley Rising Star Award (Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis Assembly): Anukul Shenoy Mid-Career Peer Recognition Award (Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis Assembly): Bob Dickson Minority Trainee Development Scholarship: Victor Jiménez Abstract Scholarship: Rishi Chanderraj Abstract Scholarship: Reid McCallister Abstract Scholarship: Jennifer Wang Abstract Scholarship: Tammy Eaton Abstract Scholarship: Janelle Pugashetti

Congratulations May work milestone anniversaries

May 1, 2022

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of May. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  50 YearsElaine FellowsCheryl Newell 45 YearsLinda LuevanoPamela MulhollandDennis Ondreyka 40 YearsMary Barry-BodineElizabeth BednarzSonja BrandonFelix De La IglesiaWendy KenyonElizabeth MaloneyJanine StoscupDebra SurdykRhonda Tolbert 35 YearsMarianne ArandaMary CaisterCynthia ChinavareTeresa ColaianneAnn DowlingLaura GiuffridaLeslie HarwoodJeffery HoldenTammy KnuthNancy KushmanCarolyn LylesColin MacLeodLynne MardeuszBrenda MarionLisa MarkoLinda MitchellRichard MlynczykLynette MolloFrank PawlickiSandra RaymondSusan RoebuckElla SandefurDan TamaianJennifer WrightAmy YoungRichard Ziegler 30 YearsWilliam BarsanEmmanuel BishopStephanie CampbellLaura GableSusan KoskiAndrew WeedenShannon WischmanDenise Zebley 25 YearsGeriann BalasickJack BernardVerneta BerryZhengyi CaoMary ClayBrayda Conant-BuhlerMary CupchakJenise FalanSusan GoikeBrian…