Monthly Archives: July 2011

UMHHC Security Services offers escort services and important safety tips in response to assaults near campus

In response to the recent assaults that occurred near U-M’s campus, we are writing to remind all of us to remain vigilant and to practice various safety behaviors, at work and elsewhere. Our UMHHC Security Services perform regular patrols of … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Quality, Safety and Environment, Top Stories

U-M researcher comments on federal judge’s decision to allow continued stem-cell research

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday that tried to block funding of stem-cell research on human embryos, reports CNN and NewScientist.com.A federal appeals court in April lifted a previous injunction on continued funding, and U.S. District Chief Judge Royce … Continue reading

Posted in: UMHS in the News

Heart on the mound

As he visited C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital recently, tiny feet followed in Tyler Brennan’s large footsteps. Hopeful parents followed closely behind him.Tyler is a role model for the group of children gathered at Mott to meet him. A source of … Continue reading

Posted in: UMHS in the News

August 15 – Free Overcoming Emotional Eating talk in Danto Auditorium

Come to a free talk based on the nationally-recognized workshop, “The Hunger Within,” at 10 a.m. Monday, August 15, in the Cardiovascular Center’s Danto Auditorium. Grow beyond the “diet mentality” as Marilyn Migliore, cardiovascular dietition and author of “The Hunger … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events, Your Health & Wellness

Now available – new guide for bus travel between NCAC and medical campus

If you work at the North Campus Administrative Complex (NCAC) and need to get to the medical campus — or you work at the medical campus and need to get to NCAC — a new guide can help you travel … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

Where can you park with a business permit? Here’s a list

Many UMHS departments located off the main medical campus purchase U-M Business Vehicle Permits to be used by faculty and staff who are driving their personal vehicles to the medical campus, main campus or the North Campus Research Complex for … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

Cancer research funding available to support post-doc fellows

The Joint Committee of the Johnson & Johnson-Pharmaceuticals Research and Development /University of Michigan Postdoctoral Research Program is requesting proposals for support of post-doctoral fellows in several areas of cancer research. The type of research eligible for support within these … Continue reading

Posted in: Funding/Award Opportunities

October 29 – 30 – Practical Radiology Continuing Education Course

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This course will present the practicing physical therapist with clinically useful tools for interpretation of various medical imaging techniques including plain film radiography, magnetic resonance imaging and computerized tomography. Participants will have the opportunity to develop familiarity and increased skill … Continue reading

Posted in: Education

Lean health care experts visit the UMHS “gemba”

Yesterday and today, more than 60 health care leaders from around the country are in Ann Arbor, to see for themselves how our Health System uses lean thinking to improve operations and deliver high-quality care. They’re also offering their guidance … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Leadership & Administration, Quality, Safety and Environment, Top Stories

Ophthalmic technician by day, children’s book illustrator by night

While working at Kellogg Eye Center in Livonia four years ago, a patient mentioned to Megan Wellman that she had just written a children’s book and was looking for an illustrator. Wellman said she majored in life drawing in college … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care