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Microbes and Michigan: Long history & promising future

October 22, 2015

Rich history of microbiology research celebrated today with Pres. Schlissel & others For more than 120 years, U-M has been a hotbed of research on microscopic organisms that can kill us,…

Singer credits U-M team for keeping his voice beautiful, after two cancer diagnoses

October 21, 2015

After being diagnosed with cancers of the palate and thyroid one after another, professional singer Jerry Garcia knew he was going to have to risk his career in order to save his health…

4 U-M health researchers elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 20, 2015

On Monday in Washington, D.C., the National Academy of Medicine announced which prominent health researchers from around the country had been elected to its ranks, and formally inducted those elected last…

U-M Hospitals and Health Centers named among most connected hospitals

October 16, 2015

U.S. News and World Report recognizes 159 hospitals for improving patient care through technology The U-M Hospitals and Health Centers have been recognized among 159 hospitals for improving patient care through…

Teen Self-Advocacy Video premiere

October 13, 2015

UMHS's Adolescent Health Initiative is excited to premiere the final video in our series from the UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative’s Teen Advisory Council, Teen Self-Advocacy: How to Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate.…

Chronic pain experience inspires couple to bring specialized surgery to U-M patients

October 5, 2015

After an accident, Sonya Persia went through several back, hip and neck surgeries, but new pain in her legs and feet never went away. Once Sonya and her husband Ray realized…

How a plumber cares for patients

October 1, 2015

Mark’s coworkers started putting “Finding Nemo” stickers on his tool cart as a joke, but collecting decorations from the popular children’s movie soon became a hobby for…

UMHS supports education of homeless youth in our community

September 23, 2015

U-M Health System faculty and staff have once again come together to help homeless youth in our community. Donating more than 100 cases of school supplies and 355 backpacks to the…

Picture This: Empowering craniofacial anomalies patients

September 21, 2015

By Christian Vercler, M.D. Children with craniofacial anomalies spend a great deal of time in their doctor’s office being evaluated and treated. Every visit involves having photographs taken. Not fun pictures.…