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Rivals Challenge raises $1,600 for Project Healthy Schools

July 14, 2016

From left: Nate Saulter, program assistant for PHS; LaVaughn Palma-Davis, senior director of health and well-being services; Julie Nelson, communications and special projects facilitator for PHS; Jean…

Dr. Paulson testifies about Alzheimer’s in Washington, D.C.

July 14, 2016

The director of the UMHS Alzheimer’s Disease Center was in Washington, D.C. this week…

Annual Ice Cream Social: Celebrating our everyday superheroes

July 12, 2016

UMHS is showing employees how “cool” they are (literally!) at the upcoming annual Ice Cream Social and Researchpalooza events, which take place on Wednesday, Aug. 31. This year’s theme is all…

National news features Dr. Uren’s firework safety tips

July 6, 2016

ABC News recently shared insights from Brad Uren, M.D., in its Fourth of July story, "Tales from the E.R." Dr. Uren encouraged revelers not to look into a dud firework, and…

Last chance: Final day for Employee Engagement Survey

July 1, 2016

Don't forget that today is the final day to complete this year's Employee Engagement Survey. If you haven't already done so, spend a few minutes completing the confidential survey, which is…

Helping Kids During Pokes and Procedures

June 29, 2016

Calming a child during immunizations or other medical procedures can be as simple as a parent's touch.  A cross-disciplinary team of staff from across C.S. Mott Children's Hospital recently teamed up…

Dr. Neumar speaks at HVA’s EMS Week Awards

June 23, 2016

Robert Neumar, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of emergency medicine, recently delivered the keynote address at Huron Valley Ambulance’s annual EMS Recognition Awards Dinner on May 18. Neumar, who is a…

Call for Volunteers: Community Health Tent

June 21, 2016

The Ypsilanti Heritage Festival is a popular annual community and family event held at Riverside Park. The free screenings provided by UMHS and Community Health Tent partners like Blue Cross Blue Shield, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and Washtenaw County Public Health, have been a valuable resource to community members. This year’s health tent will be a dynamic and interactive experience with live demonstrations and interactive health education activities! We are looking for volunteers to help provide health information and provide blood pressure screenings for community residents on:Friday, August 26, noon – 6 p.m.Saturday, August 27, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Sunday,…

Employee Engagement Survey Deadline Extended

June 17, 2016

Employees across UMHS now have extra time to participate in the ongoing 2016 Employee Engagement Survey.Because of a few minor setbacks involving invitation links from survey vendor Press Ganey, the survey…