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Reminder: Help UMHS give an assist to children in need

September 8, 2016

UMHS is once again set to provide area children with the supplies they need to thrive. The AdForum meeting set for Monday, Sept. 12 will serve as the collection point for…

Be ready: CLER site visit coming soon

September 8, 2016

Our institution will be visited by representatives from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to conduct a Clinical Learning Environment Review site visit from Sept. 27 – 29. This type of…

‘Golden hours’ could hold key to treating TBI

September 8, 2016

TBI is a form of brain injury and dysfunction that blows or jolts to the head generally cause. TBI can result in cognitive complications, such as memory loss and an inability…

Help change the game for children fighting cancer

September 7, 2016

This month, U-M's C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is teaming up with the University of Wisconsin American Family Children’s Hospital to change the game for children fighting cancer. Over the course of the month, which…

International experts to speak at Parkinson’s research symposium

September 6, 2016

Researchers from across the globe will join together in Ann Arbor this week to discuss the latest Parkinson’s disease research. The second Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium on Sept.…

U-M Spinal Cord Injury Program gives an educational assist

September 6, 2016

The U-M Spinal Cord Injury Model System recently contributed to new online education resources designed to assist patients, caregivers and professionals in learning more about how to manage neurogenic bowel after…

Get Mott on the stage at SXSW 2017!

September 1, 2016

Many employees have seen first-hand how a child's hospital experience has been improved by our virtual reality or gaming programs. Help take the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital therapeutic gaming message on the road so patients at other hospitals can benefit from similar programs! J.J. Bouchard, digital media manager for the Child Life team, and Bethany Folsom, health educator for the Injury Prevention Program, are part of a proposed panel being considered for inclusion at the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) conference. Help them get to SXSW by voting for their panel, which will also include Nate Aschenbach from Game Start and…

U-M receives grant for musculoskeletal collaboration, research

August 31, 2016

U-M was recently awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to strengthen its existing musculoskeletal health research program by accelerating new cross-disciplinary research throughout the university. The…

Crisis in Congo: Doctor, filmmaker to speak at U-M School of Nursing

August 30, 2016

A leading African physician and a prominent documentary filmmaker will team up this September at U-M to discuss Congo’s civil war and the related health and humanitarian atrocities occurring there. Congolese…