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Ariangela Kozik, Ph.D., earns ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award

April 21, 2022

Ariangela Kozik, Ph.D., a research investigator in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, received the 2022 ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award. The ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award recognizes high productivity and impact of early faculty research with potential for changing care or health policy. Kozik is the co-founder and vice president of the Black Microbiologists Association (Black In Microbiology), and studies the intersection of the human microbiome, systems biology and inflammatory disease.

Jodyn Platt is new senior scholar in residence for Research Community on Trust

April 20, 2022

The Research Community on Trust, a new joint initiative from AcademyHealth and ABIM Foundation to increase trust in health care, recently selected Jodyn E. Platt, M.P.H., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS), as their senior scholar in residence. As DLHS faculty, Platt works on a variety of trust-related issues in health care including: understanding entrustment, informed consent, and earning, achieving and sustaining trust. She is also a leader in exploring issues around the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of learning health systems. In her new role as senior scholar in residence Platt will leverage…

Honoring Robert Keast on his retirement

April 6, 2022

Robert Keast is retiring from the Department of Internal Medicine after serving more than 22 years supporting the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and also the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.  For many of us, he has been so much more than our division administrator – he has been a mentor, role model, advisor, confidante and friend.  Robert’s accomplishments are many, and among some of the greatest include tremendous growth of CVM with introduction of many specialty programs, thoughtful and successful financial management, development of new satellite programs and contracts, facilitation of the cardiovascular division move to the ‘new’…

Congratulations April work milestone anniversaries

April 1, 2022

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of April. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  50 YearsDoren Ripley 45 YearsDonald Foley 40 YearsElizabeth Williamson 35 YearsMitzi ChenaultRobert GarypieElizabeth HughesJohn KettleyMichael KilbournKerry KnousSteve MarshallMichelle RobinsonPaula Weibel 30 YearsConstance ConteN DunnickJon OscherwitzMarc Wood 25 YearsDawn BednarskiMichael BoczarMark BournCarrie Childs-ThorMelissa DymondDebra GlessnerDawn HallDavina LoveJames MaszaticsRuth McDanielsSharron MichosSusan MidaTheresa PriessDebra SchaussMichelle SlaytonMatthew UllenbruchKelly WyattDoreen Zoller-OBrian 20 YearsSarah AbateKristin AbernathyDoreen AckermannRoberta BaldwinLisa BeckmanKristine BobbittVictor BoccalonJesse BoevingBiaoxin ChaiEllen ChampagneDebra CunninghamLori DeVriesJennier EagleTorisha EmbryAngela FarrHeather FinleyCurtis FreemanSusan FriebeJudith FryTracie HallTerri HarrisonJohn HibblerPamela HouseholderAmanda…

Suzanne Moenter, Ph.D., receives Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award

March 30, 2022

Suzanne Moenter, Ph.D., associate chair, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, is the 2022 recipient of the Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award from the American Physiological Society. This award honors an APS member who has made outstanding contributions to physiological research and demonstrated dedication and commitment to mentorship. 

Christin Carter-Su, Ph.D., to give prestigious Walter B. Cannon Lecture to American Physiological Society

March 30, 2022

Christin Carter-Su, Ph.D., the Anita H. Payne Distinguished University Professor of Physiology, will give the 2022 Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Physiological Society. This lectureship is the most prestigious award that APS bestows and recognizes the lifetime achievement of an outstanding physiological scientist and APS member. 

Todd Hollon, M.D., receives NINDS/CNS Getch K12 Scholar Award

March 29, 2022

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) announced a five-year, $1.2M pledge to the CNS Foundation in support of annual K12 awards in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Foundation for National Institutes of Health (FNIH). “The Getch is one of neurosurgery’s most prestigious and productive awards for developing our next generation of clinician scientists,” said Nicholas Bambakidis, CNS president. “Doubling our investment in the NIH and the Getch award will increase the opportunities for early career clinicians in their research. We are excited to do this for the patients of the future.” “We are delighted to…

Congratulations March work milestone anniversaries

March 1, 2022

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine employees celebrating their work anniversaries in the month of March. Thank you for your continued dedication to your work, your colleagues and your patients.  45 YearsJill Edwards 40 YearsDaniel MontgomeryMarline Stephens 35 YearsKathleen BarnumKayleen CristmanRosamund FlornMary IngallsChristine LapointeRory MarksDebra McCloskeyMachelle RobinsonTeresa SpiegelbergElizabeth Varadi-Ginsberg 30 YearsAlison ElliotTammie LeckembyNicholas LukacsAllen ThompsonPatricia Ward 25 YearsCarrie AshtonSarah BallAmy CasedyMary DowneyMary EdwardsTanisha KennedyBonnie LambTodd MachesneyTressa McGuireBethany MooreThomas MooreVictoria RaymerDebra RidleyCatherine SieczkowskiBrandy SincoDeborah SuddethTheresa ThielanPamela WallaceRebecca Waterbury 20 YearsTamara BennettAllan BjorklundDenise BrennanShirley Carpenter-EvansRandal CifolelliKathy CreminSharyn DagherHermalinda DavisKatrina DawsonHeather DouglassJoetta DuBoisSahira FettouhiPenelope FosterRonald FrazierScott HadleyEthan HarrisRichard HerranEsmat HijaziMyra HufnagelWilliam KingYelena KleymanYihong LiuErica…

Nursing Information Services’ Sharon Sheets announces retirement

February 21, 2022

It is with a mixture of sadness and happiness that the team at Nursing Information Services announces the retirement of Sharon Sheets on Feb. 25, 2022. Sharon reached the milestone of 40 years with Michigan Medicine in February 2022. During her tenure she has positively impacted many staff and leaders, serving the University of Michigan Health System in a variety of roles including personnel/payroll clerk, office assistant, accountant, administrative assistant, nursing informatics support and consulting.   In her early years with Michigan Medicine, she worked with University Health Service, the Department of Chemistry, and the College of Pharmacy. In 1994, she…