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Pharmacy Alumna Shares Experience Developing Treatment for Cataracts

June 3, 2016

Alumna Leah Makley, Ph.D., recently returned to the College of Pharmacy as the featured speaker at the Leroy B. Townsend Lectureship in Medicinal Chemistry.Dr. Makley graduated from the College with her Ph.D.…

University Hospital to open palliative care beds

June 2, 2016

  After several months of planning and renovation, University Hospital is set to open additional beds dedicated to palliative care on Tuesday June 7, 2016.  The palliative care beds will be…

UMHS Named Practice Greenhealth’s “Partner for Change”

June 1, 2016

UMHS recently received the 2016 “Greenhealth Partner for Change” Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading healthcare community dedicated to transforming healthcare worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes…

Bicycle Riders, Reminder of the Parking Rules

June 1, 2016

With the warmer weather finally arriving, the Facilities Services Department along with Hospital Security would like to remind all staff that bicycles must be parked in site supplied bicycle racks or bike lockers. Any bicycle found locked or left at any other location such as sign posts, hand rails, or tree’s will be ticketed/tagged and possibly impounded. Bicycle locks are not to be left on bike racks when the bike is removed. Any locks left on bicycle racks not attached to a bicycle will be removed and discarded.Also, it is hospital policy that bicycles are not allowed to be brought into the…

Deadline to register for annual Northern Michigan Family Medicine Update approaching

May 31, 2016

The 52nd Annual Northern Michigan Family Medicine Update, led by University of Michigan physician and Director of Family Medicine, Joel J. Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP, FACG, will be held June 13-17, 2016. Registration is available online through Monday, June 6. Can’t attend in person?  Receive CME from your home or office- join our webinar with live CME credits! Single and multi-day registration options are also available! The 52nd Annual Northern Michigan Family Medicine Update offers health professionals the opportunity to learn from top-ranked speakers and physicians in family medicine, gaining knowledge and skills that can be readily incorporated into practice. Attendees are encouraged to bring…

Endocrine Summit Invite Adds to UM-India Collaboration

May 31, 2016

Five US researchers, including Dr. Gary Hammer, Millie Schembechler professor of adrenal cancer and director, endocrine oncology program at the University of Michigan, were invited to serve as guest faculty at the recent Endocrine Summit in Mumbai, India. Hosted by the Endocrine Society, the 7th Annual Summit was held April 30-May 1, 2016 and was attended by more than 250 endocrinologists from across India. The society brought the team of US physicians to Mumbai for presentations on…

Another Milestone for the UM-Ghana Partnership

May 27, 2016

Honored guests at the matriculation ceremony included (left-right): Former President of the Republic of Ghana His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, Dr. Tim Johnson (yellow hood), the Minister…

Brothers celebrate bridge to heart transplant

May 27, 2016

All transplant patients are exceptional, but Stan Larkin’s successful heart transplant comes after living more than a year with a total artificial heart device carried in a backpack. He lived for…

How Skin Cancer Changed Hockey Coach Red Berenson’s Habits

May 26, 2016

This skin cancer awareness month, a familiar member of the Michigan family remembers his surprise melanoma diagnosis. The 2008 diagnosis made longtime hockey coach Red Berenson part of the 1 in…