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Seascapes glass sculptures on display at UH

April 10, 2017

Matt Paskiet is a native to the Glass City — Toledo, Ohio. He began his study of glassblowing at the Toledo Museum of Art in 1993, and he continued his studies at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington state in 1998 and the Fundacio Centre del Vidre in Barcelona, Spain in 2001. He later returned to the Toledo area and opened Firenation Glass Studio and Gallery in Holland, Ohio in 2002, where he has been blowing glass ever since. His Seascape series, on display now at Michigan Medicine, is composed of individually made Murrini pieces, a Venetian glass technique encased in…

Expanded Heart Heroes apparel sale runs through April 16

April 7, 2017

Hats, long-sleeved shirts, kids' items and more are now part of the "U-M Heart Heroes" apparel line! The new products have been added to the already-popular short-sleeved t-shirts, with 100 percent…

Workshop: Improve your scientific writing

April 7, 2017

The Program for Neurology Research and Discovery and the Office of Faculty Development are pleased to offer a workshop presented by Phillip Leventhal, Ph.D., editor-in-chief of Medical Writing.  Through a combination of lecture and exercises, participants in this workshop will receive an introduction to medical and scientific writing for journals and grants including:How to start and move forward, from problem statements to outlines to a logical textTechniques to clarify writing at a sentence, paragraph and document levelHow to guide your reader with visual elementsParticipants will then put these into practice through group or full-class exercises.When: Monday, July 31Time: 9 a.m.- 4…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Weekend road closures

April 7, 2017

Please be advised that a number of road closures are scheduled this weekend around Ann Arbor. Plan ahead and expect delays if you will be traveling in the area.Here’s what you need to know:On Saturday, April 8 from approximately 8:30 a.m. until noon, E. Medical Center Dr. in the vicinity of the University Hospital main entrance will be reduced to one lane due to the continuation of a city maintenance project.Access to and from UH’s main circle drive will be maintained throughout the project. Two-way traffic will also be maintained with the assistance of a flag person.Valet services and other…

Week in Review: Week of April 3, 2017

April 7, 2017

It’s Friday — which means it’s time for the Week in Review! Med student Molly Fausone shared her journey into medicine following a traumatic neck injury; experts offered tips on how…

Patient Education ForUM to focus on health literacy

April 7, 2017

All Michigan Medicine clinicians and staff are invited to attend the next Patient Education ForUM on Wednesday May 10 from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. The event features Christopher Trudeau, J.D., law professor from the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Trudeau will discuss the laws and regulations that support integrating health literacy into health systems. Heidi McCoy, project manager at Clinical Design and Innovation and Sangeeta Vijayagopalan, administrative fellow, will also present their work leading the development of comprehensive guidebooks for patients undergoing joint replacement therapy. The ForUM will be held at the Rachel Upjohn Building Auditorium…

Culinary classroom: MHealthy hosts spring cooking demonstration

April 6, 2017

Interested in adding more veggies to your diet but not sure where to begin? Join an Aramark executive chef and a registered dietitian with MHealthy as they join forces to demystify vegetarian cooking and demonstrate just how easy it is to make foods you and your family will love — that also happen to be vegetarian. Attend “In the Kitchen with Chef — Vegetarian Style” on Tuesday, April 25 from noon until 1 p.m. in the Dow Auditorium to learn how to make dishes that are creative, simple to make and delicious. “Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help…

Expect delays: E. Medical Center Dr. maintenance project, other road closures

April 6, 2017

Please be advised that on Saturday, April 8 from approximately 8:30 a.m. until noon, E. Medical Center Drive in the vicinity of the University Hospital main entrance will be reduced to one lane due to the continuation of a city maintenance project. Access to and from UH’s main circle drive will be maintained throughout the project. Two-way traffic will also be maintained with the assistance of a flag person. Plan ahead and expect delays, and alert patients to build in extra time if traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Valet services and other parking areas near…

Plan ahead: CVC bridge connector detour project

April 6, 2017

Please be advised that two independent projects associated with the Frankel Cardiovascular Center will require the bridge connector walkways on floor 2 (between CVC and the Cancer Center) and floor 3 (between CVC and UH South) to be closed temporarily. The facility work is needed to meet current building regulatory requirements. During the duration of each project, it will not be possible to maintain any traffic, personnel or equipment passing through the connectors. However, signage will be posted during both closures to direct people to alternate routes and paper maps will be provided. Volunteers will also assist with wayfinding. Here are…