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Well Aware: Children’s Mental Health and the Pandemic

May 4, 2021

Our experts will discuss the impact the pandemic has had on children’s mental health and suggest coping strategies for children and families. They will address the challenges of distance learning, the effects of school closures and disruptions on children who previously received mental health care at school, impacts on special populations, complications involving access and equity, and the long-term effects the pandemic might have on children. RSVP: https://umich.formstack.com/forms/may_well_aware_rsvp_form

Big Hearted Stories: Generations

May 3, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Big Hearts for Seniors will present Big Hearted Stories: Generations, a free (donations welcome) virtual event. This engaging program will provide a platform for talented local storytellers to share their heart-warming, true-life experiences. These compelling stories will bring laughter, inspiration, and maybe even a few tears. Special guests include emcee Vic Strecher, Ph.D. MPH, Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education in the U-M School of Public Health, and former University of Michigan Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Beilein. BHS is comprised of five community-supported programs of Michigan Medicine that serve older adults. Together, Ann Arbor…

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events

April 19, 2021

The United States is currently experiencing an epidemic of prescription drug misuse and abuse. Opioid overdoses in Michigan have surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help combat this epidemic, the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN) is partnering with hospitals, pharmacies, community organizations and police departments around the state to host medication take back events on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Research has found that about 70 percent of the opioids prescribed for surgery go unused and those medications are not disposed of. This increases the potential for these medications to be diverted back into…

Focus on Women Series Event: Essential Gynecologic Issues

April 12, 2021

The Rogel Cancer Center Community Outreach & Engagement Team along with our community partner, the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MIOCA), invite you to join us for a virtual Focus on Women Series Event: Essential Gynecologic Issues, via Zoom.  We will have presentations from our Michigan Medicine experts as well as a special cancer survivor story.  We hope you will join in, invite a friend, and bring your questions. Presentation Topics Menarche to Menopause: Gynecological Issues that Arise in Women, Anita Malone, MD - University of Michigan Bladder Cancer: Understanding and Prevention, Jason Brown, MD - University of Michigan Ovarian Cancer Survivor Story, Michelle…

Breast Cancer: Progress and Discovery Healthy You webinar

April 6, 2021

A diagnosis of breast cancer can be life-altering, both for the person receiving the diagnosis and for friends and family. In this one-hour webinar, Michigan Medicine physician-researchers Lynn Henry, MD, PhD, and Corey Speers, MD, PhD, will help you understand the current process of of diagnosis and treatment, and and discuss the typical path that a patient diagnosed with breast cancer will experience. The doctors will provide updates on the latest in screening, diagnosis, treatment options, and survivorship issues for women and men diagnosed with breast cancer. They also will discuss topics of ongoing research in breast cancer and highlight some of the…