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Changing How Every IBD Patient is Treated.

October 31, 2016

We congratulate Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, on receiving the Susan B. Rosenthal Humanitarian of the Year award from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of…

Farewell Reception for Tim Ritter and Kristy Brock

October 31, 2016

Friends and colleagues of Dr. Kristy Brock-Leatherman, PhD and Dr. Timothy Ritter, PhD are cordially invited to attend a joint farewell reception honoring their service on Monday, October 31 at 9:30am in the Main Hospital Cafeteria – Dining Rms C & D. Formal remarks are scheduled for 10:00am. Dr. Kristy Brock-Leatherman will be leaving UM on November, 18, 2016 to accept the position as director for the new Center for Image Guided Cancer Therapy at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Tim Ritter has accepted the position of Therapeutic Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the…

Dr. Carethers awarded mastership in American College Physicians

October 26, 2016

John M. Carethers, M.D., has been awarded mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists. Carethers, the John G. Searle Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, works with patients who have familial colon cancer syndromes. His research interests include familial cancer and polyposis syndromes, mechanisms of tumor progression, tumor genetics, tumor markers, DNA mismatch repair, molecular pathology, TGF-beta superfamily signaling in cancer progression, and colorectal cancer disparities. He joined the U-M faculty in 2009. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Masters must have made a notable…

Sharron Disbro retirement celebration Nov. 18

October 17, 2016

Sharron Disbro, BSN, MA, RN-CNOR, Educational Nurse Specialist at Professional Development and Education, will be retiring after 42 years of dedicated service, first in the Operating Rooms and then at Educational…

Eric Jenkins, Perfusionist Retires

October 4, 2016

Eric Jenkins, BA, BS, CCP, CCT, FPP is retiring October 7th, after 35 years in the perfusion profession. Eric started his perfusion career in 1975 as perfusion assistant at the University of Alabama, at Birmingham. He worked his way up to operating the bypass machine for Dr. John Kirkland. Eric subsequently graduated from the perfusion program at Ohio State University and spent the next 25 years as a perfusionist with the University of Michigan: University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Eric, a long time American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion fellow, has been a regular contributor…

Dr. David Sandberg Named Member of SGMRWG

October 3, 2016

Dr. David E. Sandberg, Director of Pediatric Psychology in the Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases, has been named a member of the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Working Group (SGMRWG)…

Dr. Domino receives clinical champion award

September 29, 2016

VA Ann Arbor has awarded Steven Domino, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, with the clinical champion award. The recognition describes Domino, who leads the Women\'s Health Clinic, as \"approachable, professional and a pleasure to work with.\" He is also credited for being attentive, accessible, compassionate, personable, responsive and \"providing excellent care to female veterans.\" \"Dr. Domino receives outstanding comments from medical residents regarding their experiences in the Women\'s Health Clinic,\" the award says. \"He respects the rights of patients and all others, shares his scientific knowledge with colleagues and staff and contributes to the community.\"…

Neurosurgery Employee Among Top 100 Art Prize Entries

September 27, 2016

Neurosurgery's own medical illustrator, Megan E. B. Foldenauer, PhD, CMI, is in the Top 25 "Time-Based" art entries for the Grand Rapids' Art Prize 8 Public Vote. The live leaderboard was…

Dave Quinn to retire after nearly 50 years

September 15, 2016

Dave Quinn, who works in the Medical School Office of Facilities Management and Planning, is retiring after more than 46 years of service to the University of Michigan, effective Sept. 21.…