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Healthy Eating Tip of the Month focuses on National Nutrition Month 2019

January 21, 2019

Happy National Nutrition Month! Check out the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display in the UH cafeteria to learn all about National Nutrition Month and how you can celebrate with us! By visiting the display, you can also enter a drawing to win a National Nutrition Month themed reusable tote bag along with an apple shaped wooden cutting board. For more information on this month's tip and healthy eating throughout the year visit Michigan Medicine's Healthy Eating Tip of the Month website.

8th Annual Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony

January 4, 2019

The University of Michigan Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) will present its 8th Annual Shirley Verrett Award on February 12 in the Stamps Auditorium. The Shirley Verrett Award was created in 2011 by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost in honor of the late Shirley Verrett, a teacher who “would have walked the world over for her students.” The award is administered by WOCAP at the Center for the Education of Women, and recognizes a faculty member whose teaching, performance, scholarship or service supports the success of female students or faculty in the arts who come from diverse…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Reclaiming Our Right to Safe Water: Unraveling the Social Justice and Moral Implications of our Failing Water Systems

January 3, 2019

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Bethel AME Church, 900 John A. Woods Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Speakers Rev. Diane Smith, M.Div, BCC, Director of Mission Integration, Angela Hospice Sarah Page, Ph.D., Drinking Water Quality Manager, City of Ann Arbor The Honorable Debbie Dingell, U.S. Congresswoman (MI-12) Special Guest Prof. George Shirley, Tenor, Joseph Edgar Maddy Distinguished, University Emeritus Professor of Voice, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Admission is FREE! Lunch served. For information and registration, please call (734) 998-9353. http://www.med.umich.edu/multicultural/pdf/MLK%20%20flyer_2019.pdf

Retirement Reception for John Armelagos, RN

December 13, 2018

After over 30 years working at UMHS, John Armelagos will be retiring as of December 28, 2018.  Please join us for a reception and wish John well in retirement!

John Armelagos Retirement Reception

November 20, 2018

After 31 years at UM, John Armelagos is retiring on December 31, 2018.  Please come and wish John well at a reception.  Remarks will begin at 2pm.  Congratulations, John.

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award Ceremony Honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D.

November 14, 2018

The prestigious Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research will be held on Wednesday, December 12, honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D., Professor of  Human Genetics, Professor of Pathology, and Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Glover is being recognized for his fundamental discoveries in human genetics, including as the defining scientist of the field of human common fragile sites - a pervasive feature of human chromosomes that has become increasingly important to our understanding of critical molecular mechanisms and related human genomic disorders. He is an outstanding cytogeneticist who routinely applies his unique research insights in the clinical laboratory, and he is widely known…

Louise Grondin’s Retirement Celebration

October 30, 2018

Louise Grondin will be retiring on November 30, 2018 after 40 years of devoted service to Michigan Medicine. Louise's leadership and commitment to our institution and focus on patient and family centered care is appreciated by the various individuals that she partnered with to advance nursing initiatives. Louise has been an integral part of many departments including Quality Improvement, The Office of Clinical Safety, and Nursing. While in Nursing, Louise worked on 6West, the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, CCMU, the Burn Unit, and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for 6B, 6C, and 6D. Most recently, Louise has been the Clinical…

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

October 23, 2018

Come join us at the Employee Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony on Tues, Oct 30, hosted by Shon Dwyer, BSN, RN, MBA, Executive Director, University Hospital & Frankel Cardiovascular Center. All Michigan Medicine employees, families, students and volunteers are cordially invited, and refreshments will be served. The juror for this annual Gifts of Art exhibition is Elizabeth Barrett Sullivan, Curator of Exhibits of the Arab American National Museum. Ribbons and prizes will be given for Best in Category and Best in Show. The People's Choice award, determined by votes of visitors to the exhibit, will also be given at the Artist…