Monthly Archives: June 2011

How does U-M’s new smoke-free policy affect the Health System?


On July 1, the entire University of Michigan becomes a smoke-free institution, with no smoking allowed on the grounds of any property owned or leased by U-M. Smoking will only be allowed on perimeter sidewalks along public thoroughfares, and inside … Continue reading

Posted in: Leadership & Administration, Policies & Compliance, Top Stories

Suspect in attempted robbery at UH Cafe arraigned

As reported by the suspect in the recent attempted armed robbery of the UH Cafe (main cafeteria) was arraigned Wednesday. All members of the UMHS community are responsible for reporting threatening or aggressive behavior, or possible crimes. Visit … Continue reading

Posted in: UMHS in the News

U-M nurse recognized by the Association of Air Medical Services

Jeffrey J. Thomas, R.N., B.S.N., C.M.T.E., EMT-P, was recognized as the medical crew member of the year for 2010 by the Association of Air Medical Services for his outstanding patient care. As a member of the U-M Survival Flight, Thomas … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

July 5 – U-M Community Amputee Network (U-CAN)

Please come to learn, share your concerns, experiences and knowledge. The U-CAN support group is free and open to the public. The group will meet from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 5 at the U-M Orthotics and Prosthetics Center. … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

August 2 – Tigers vs. Texas to support Donate Life Coalition

Come watch the Tigers vs. the Texas Rangers on August 2 at 7 p.m. and support the donor families of Michigan, represented by the family of Ian Jenkins, 15-year-old ice hockey athlete and draft pick in the OHL. Tickets can … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

Riders needed for an existing Novi vanpool

Currently, there are two openings for an existing Novi vanpool. Work hours should be from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Part time U-M workers can also join.The van pickup is at 6:40 a.m. from 9 Mile & … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

Vanpool forming from Novi, South Lyon, Wixom and Walled Lake area

Only one rider is needed for a new vanpool from Wixom, Novi and Walled Lake areas. We will meet at 10 Mile and Beck Road, and at 5 Mile and Beck Road to pick up potential riders from Plymouth and … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

July 7 – Vision Research Seminar featuring Joshua Dunaief, M.D., Ph.D.

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Vision Research Seminar Series will present Joshua Dunaief, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania on July 7 from 12 – 1 p.m. in the Oliphant-Marshall Auditorium, Kellogg Center.His talk is entitled … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Education

Learn more about the Medical School’s Biomedical Design program

Excited about biomedical innovation? Interested in working with students? Looking for an opportunity to explore new exciting biomedical solutions? The University of Michigan Biomedical Engineering Department is looking to engage members of the UMHS medical community in their biomedical design … Continue reading

Posted in: Education

July 13 – Join our "Living with Low Vision" information and support group

Kellogg will host its “Living with Low Vision” information and support group, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in the 20/20 Café. This meeting will feature Carolyn Grawi, the Director of Advocacy and Education at the Ann Arbor Center … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events