Monthly Archives: August 2011

Dean’s Office Hours

Since starting my “office hours” program in early 2007, I have had the privilege to meet informally with numerous faculty, staff and students. Their valuable comments, suggestions and insights concerning the day-to-day professional lives of many in our Medical School … Continue reading

Posted in: Leadership & Administration

Medical historian Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D. talks black plague with MSNBC

The bacteria that caused the Black Death, which wiped out millions in mid-14th century Europe, may be extinct, according to a new study.Hoping to resolve some controversy regarding the cause of the Black Death, researchers examined more than 100 samples … Continue reading

Posted in: UMHS in the News

September 20 – Addiction 101

Addiction 101 will be presented by James Balmer, president, Dawn Farm. This program will examine the dynamics of drinking and drug use, review addiction as a brain disease, and describe the process of recovery from chemical dependency. Participants will learn … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

Henry Paulson, M.D. speaks to ESPN about Tenn. coach’s early-onset dementia diagnosis

Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt recently announced she has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Some were surprised by her decision to keep coaching, despite the diagnosis.However, U-M’s Henry Paulson, M.D. the Lucile Groff Chair of Neurology for Alzheimer’s Disease … Continue reading

Posted in: UMHS in the News

September 27 – Intervention

"Intervention" will be presented by Jeff and Debra Jay; intervention specialists, chemical dependency therapists and trainers, and best-selling authors of "Love First: A New Approach to Intervention for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction" and other books. This program will describe how … Continue reading

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

Gifts of Art presents Statements of Light & Color – Photography by Monte Nagler

Noted writer, lecturer, teacher and fine art photographer Monte Nagler is the author of six highly successful photography books. Nagler’s photographs, which have won numerous awards, are found in many private and public collections including the Detroit Institute of Art, … Continue reading

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

Save the date – University of Michigan Health System to celebrate opening of new children’s and women’s hospitals

Events include a women’s power breakfast, an art event, and an open house; events are designed to celebrate the new hospitals as well as meet philanthropic goals The University of Michigan Health System will open the doors to its new … Continue reading

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

Fuller Pool parking lot to reopen

The University of Michigan has leased the City of Ann Arbor’s Fuller Pool parking lot, on the north side of Fuller Road at the swimming pool facility, from Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 – Friday, May 25, 2012. To park in … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

Renovations considered for Taubman Library

Earlier this month, a project was launched to develop a plan for interior renovations to the Taubman Health Sciences Library building to ensure it meets the changing needs of U-M medical students and those in other health sciences schools. This … Continue reading

Posted in: Education, Top Stories

September 9 – You’re Invited – Open.Michigan’s Fall 2011 Open House

Attend our open house to learn more about the Open.Michigan Health OER Initiative, how you can get involved, and why open matters. Open.Michigan helps maximize the impact of scholarly work by supporting open learning practices. We work with Medical School … Continue reading

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