Monthly Archives: September 2011

Update on alleged incident at Mott

On Sept. 20, a former Mott patient reported to University police that while she was a patient on Aug. 20, she was assaulted by a visitor (who was screened and badged to visit another patient in the room they shared).  … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements

Financial hardship causes many to make medical sacrifices

The current economic landscape has forced almost half of Americans who take a prescription medicine to make cost-cutting medical sacrifices, reports ABC News. According to a survey released by Consumer Reports, 48 percent of prescription-taking Americans have cut back on … Continue reading

Posted in: UMHS in the News

October 9 – U-M Cancer Center to host Dia de la Familia Latina

Blood pressure, cholesterol screenings available at free eventIn an effort to increase awareness in the Latino community about health issues such as cancer and heart disease, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center will host Dia de la Familia Latina … Continue reading

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

October 4 – Teens Using Drugs – Part One, What To Know

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“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do” is a free, ongoing, two-part workshop series designed to help participants learn to understand, identify and address adolescent alcohol/other drug problems. Part 1 provides information on how to understand and … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

October 19 – Walking the Dotted Line – Working for Multiple Managers

If you report to one person but have a dotted line relationship with another manager, then you know the challenges involved with keeping both happy while still juggling your duties. In this session, you will gain the necessary skills to … Continue reading

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

October 5 – Flu vaccine clinic at Turner Senior Resource Center

U-M Michigan Visiting Nurses will administer seasonal flu vaccine to persons 18 years of age and older. The clinic will take place Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

October 4 – Get your flu shot at the Rachel Upjohn Building

All faculty, staff and students are invited to get a free flu shot at the flu clinic being held Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Rachel Upjohn Building on 4250 Plymouth Road. The clinic runs 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Additional … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

November 8 – Spine Injuries in Athletes Young and Old

Back pain can reduce quality of life for people of any age and any activity level. This free public forum will cover everything you ever wanted to know about disc injuries to the spine. University of Michigan Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon … Continue reading

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

October 5 – Great lakes chapter of Society of Pediatric Nurses fall meeting

Come to the Great lakes chapter of Society of Pediatric Nurses fall meeting on October 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Five West Mott Conference Room. A light meal will be provided during this brief meeting and educational … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

October 5 – Fostering Innovation Grants Storyboard event

The Fostering Innovation Grants (FIGs) Program is hosting its first FIGs Storyboard Event on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Towsley Lobby. You’ll have the opportunity to talk to past FIGs award winners, check out … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Funding/Award Opportunities