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Camille Mrozowski Award for Service Excellence in Research – Awardee Reception for Melissa Schon

November 4, 2019

All research staff and faculty are welcome to attend the award ceremony and reception celebrating the 2019 recipient, Melissa Schon, and remembering Camille Mrozowski. The annual Camille Mrozowksi Award for Service Excellence in Research was established to honor a beloved colleague who embodied optimism, compassion, enthusiasm and a special care taken in her support of the Medical School’s research mission. Melissa Schon is a Senior Pre-Awards Grant Specialist for the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  This award recognizes her exceptional job performance, her deep commitment to the success of the research mission and the goals of the ObGyn faculty as…

Professor Jianzhi Zhang presents The Marshall W. Nirenberg Collegiate Professorship in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Inaugural Lecture

October 7, 2019

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts presents Molecular Errors Drive Genome-Scale Patterns in Biology A public lecture and reception. For information please call 734.615.6667

2019 Inaugural Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship

October 1, 2019

Please join us for the 2019 Inaugural Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship with guest speaker Dr. Victor J. Strecher, Ph.D, MPH for Life on Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything. Nursing Contact hours will be provided. Open to all Michigan Medicine Employees, and no registration required to attend. Light Refreshments will be provided following the event.

The Causes and Consequences of Human Obesity

September 26, 2019

Please join us on October 22 for a keynote talk by 2019 Taubman Prize recpient Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, MD. Dr. O'Rahilly, considered the preemiment obesity researcher of this generation, is a clinician-scientist at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.  He will receive the Taubman Prize for his contribution to new understanding of obesity and metabolic diseases. The Taubman Institute symposium will kick off with a poster session and continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the BSRB lobby; Dr. O'Rahilly will receive the Taubman Prize aware and deliver his keynote from 10 a.m. to noon in the Kahn…

World Sight Day

September 25, 2019

Dr. Scott Lawrence, an Kellogg Eye Center ophthalmologist, will be joined by Rachelle Kniffen, of Leader Dogs for the Blind, and her leader dog Arctic, as Kellogg Eye Center brings awareness to World Sight Day. Lawrence, a glaucoma specialist, is changing lives at Kellogg and around the world as he helps build eye care programs for those most in need. Public is invited. World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness coordinated by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.

Human Genetics Seminar Series – Christopher O’Donnell, MD. MPH, Harvard Medical School

September 18, 2019

"Cardiovascular Genomics for Precision Medicine: Emerging Lessons from Framingham to MegaBiobanks" Christopher O’Donnell, M.D., M.P.H. Chief, Cardiology Section and Director, Center for Population Genomics Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School

Diane Baker Alumni Award Lecture: “Navigating the Genomic Era: Adaptation and Innovation”

September 4, 2019

"Navigating the Genomic Era: Adaptation and Innovation" Sarah Scollon, M.S., C.G.C, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Hosted by: The Department of Human Genetics and the Genetic Counseling Program Sarah received her Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Michigan in 2006. She served as a Genetic Counselor and Project Research Specialist for the Hawaii Department of Health from 2006 through 2011 where she helped bring genetic services to this isolated population and improved public perception of genetic medicine through community education. Sarah is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of…

Pediatric Diabetes Clinic 10th Annual Picnic

August 28, 2019

The Pediatric Diabetes Clinic held their 10th Anniversary Picnic on Sunday, August 25th. There were 215 people in attendance, including patients, their families, and staff. We had Qdoba for lunch, an ice cream truck, face painting, water balloon toss, scavenger hunt, and prizes! We are happy to provide photos, but I was not sure how to submit them. Please contact me and I would be happy to send them. Thank you! Brittany Carey, LMSW  Pediatric Diabetes Social Worker matelski@med.umich.edu 734-936-3523

2019 MSA Diversity Week

August 20, 2019

Slated for September 9-13, 2019 MSA Diversity Week celebrates our rich (and enriching!) diversity through an array of events, workshops and discussions (on the Medical Campus and NCRC) that raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive, even more diverse workplace. Everyone – staff, learners and faculty – are welcome to all of these free workshops, discussions and events. All listings are on the MSA Intranet homepage under “Trainings and Learning Opportunities.”