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UM Neuroscientist Huda Akil Receives Julius Axelrod Prize

October 24, 2019

Dr. Huda Akil, Co-Director and Senior Research Professor of the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute and Gardner Quarton Distinguished University Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, has been awarded the 2019 Julius Axelrod Prize by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). The Prize is named for Julius Axelrod, who shared the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries on neurotransmitters. It honors a researcher who has distinguished achievements in neuropharmacology in addition to exemplary efforts in mentoring young scientists. Dr. Akil has made seminal contributions to the field of affective neuroscience. She provided the first physiological evidence for the…

Dr. Gabriel Nunez, MD elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 21, 2019

Dr. Gabriel Nunez, MD was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the nation’s highest honors for health researchers. Nuñez is the Paul de Kruif Endowed Professor in Academic…

Two Medical School faculty, and Pharmacy dean, elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 21, 2019

They've devoted their careers to studying topics as wide-ranging as violent injuries, new drugs to address muscle loss, and the way microbes interact with our immune system. But today, they share…

U-M Team Receives Award for Interprofessional Education Foundations Experience

October 1, 2019

“This award reflects the quality of University of Michigan faculty who are involved in our interprofessional education (IPE) efforts,” said Frank Ascione, Director of the Michigan Center for IPE, who nominated the 11-member U-M IPE Foundations Experience Team for the 2019 Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC) Demonstration Model Award. “It also symbolizes our emphasis on innovative solutions to teaching IPE principles to our large and diverse group of health science students," he said. UM-Flint Associate Professor Laura Smith, PhD, DPT, is the lead faculty member of IPE foundational programs at U-M. The rest of the award-winning team,…

Gastroenterology Update: A Case-Based Approach to Common GI Problems

September 30, 2019

Description The 2019 Gastroenterology Update will shed new light on developments within the Gastroenterology discipline. Experts in their fields will provide case-based lectures on specific diseases, disorders, and procedures. Target Audience…

John O.L. DeLancey, M.D., Named 39th President of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society

September 27, 2019

John O.L. DeLancey, M.D., was named the 39th president of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS) at its national meeting in Chicago, Sept. 13-14. AGOS advances the health of women…

Employee Artist Reception & Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, Oct 30 from 11:45am-1:00pm

September 25, 2019

Join us at the Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony for the Michigan Medicine Employee Art Exhibition. All Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, families, students and volunteers are cordially invited, and refreshments will…

Julie Wash – Congratulations on 40 years of Service!

September 23, 2019

Join us in celebrating Julie's 40 years of service. Julie began her U-M career as a Unit Clerk on 7W in 1979.  She has also worked in CSR, 6D CCMU and is now currently working as an Administrative Assistant Senior in the Nursing Information Services department Thanks Julie for making the Michigan Difference everyday and being one of Michigan Wolverine's biggest fans.  We appreciate your hard work and value your friendship.

Sarah Scollon, M.S., C.G.C., named Genetic Counseling Program 2019 Diane Baker Alumni Award Winner

September 10, 2019

On behalf of the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program, we are excited to announce that Sarah Scollon is the 10th recipient of the Diane Baker Alumni Award. The annual Diane…