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Culinary classroom: MHealthy to host cooking demonstration

October 12, 2016

Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be a mystery. But if it were, Jason Schweitzer, executive chef, and Holly Scherer, a registered dietitian with MHealthy Nutrition and Weight Management, would solve it…

Piecing it Back Together: Art on display at UMHS

October 12, 2016

Candra Boggs is an art teacher and two-dimensional mixed media artist. She has been actively working as a traveling artist and teacher for more than 12 years.Her work, which is constructed…

Program aims to reduce metabolic syndrome symptoms

October 11, 2016

Do you have obesity, high blood pressure, high fasting sugar and high cholesterol? If so, you may have metabolic syndrome. This syndrome can be reduced or eliminated with positive lifestyle changes. Join the physician-referred Metabolic Fitness Program to address your health concerns.The UMHS Metabolic Fitness Program is a structured group that encourages behavioral changes by combining education, coaching strategies and clinically-supervised group exercise.The 90-minute sessions, held on Tuesday evenings, include 45 minutes of lecture and 45 minutes of clinically-supervised exercise. There are two class times to choose from: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. New participants must…

Last call: Conference on Adolescent Health seeks submissions

October 11, 2016

The UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative has issued a call for breakout sessions, oral research sessions and poster presentations for the annual Conference on Adolescent Health. Next year’s conference will take place on…

Help tackle everyday bias in our community

October 11, 2016

Last week, U-M President Mark Schlissel announced the organization’s increased focus on diversity, equity and inclusion and how the university will work to instill these important concepts into every action it…

How to optimize nutrition research studies

October 10, 2016

Are you designing a research study involving dietary, physical activity, exercise, body composition and/or metabolic measurements or interventions in human subjects? If so, the Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Human Phenotyping Core -- or HPC -- provides the following services: Consultation services to investigators: HPC has the expertise to help you optimize the design of your study Standardized and sophisticated assessment and physiological testing of human subjects: HPC has the equipment and the expertise to implement a wide array nutritional assessments and physiological/metabolic tests for your research studies. Services to directly assist researchers to conduct their nutritional and/or exercise interventions in human subjects.…

Last day to register for CME course

October 10, 2016

The Department of Family Medicine, in partnership with the UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative, is pleased to announce the upcoming course on Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician & Fall Update in Family Medicine to be held from Oct. 19-21. Online registration for the course ends today, Monday, Oct. 10!The Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician & Fall Update in Family Medicine course offers health professionals the opportunity to learn from top-ranked speakers and physicians in both family and sports medicine, while gaining knowledge and skills that can be readily incorporated into practice. Attendees have the flexibility to register for individual days to attend…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Fuller Road/Maiden Lane projects

October 10, 2016

Please be advised that upcoming bridge inspections will cause some lane closures in the area this Tuesday and Wednesday. Be sure to build in extra time if traveling to the area and alert patients so they can plan ahead. Also allow for bus delays if using transit services. Here’s what you need to know: One lane in each direction on the Fuller Road bridge over the Huron River is expected to be closed between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. At least one lane in each direction will remain open. One lane in each direction on the Maiden Lane…

Vote now for your favorite employee art

October 10, 2016

It’s time to vote for your favorite employee art! Voting ballots and boxes are available at the ongoing Employee Art Exhibition in the Gifts of Art Gallery located in the South…