Monthly Archives: March 2012

Achieve your fitness goals in bariatric conditioning classes


The Bariatric Conditioning Class is designed to help pre and post Bariatric Surgery patients begin a safe and effective exercise routine. Proper exercise technique and selection will be taught, with an emphasis placed on metabolism exercises. Sessions are completed in … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Retirement Celebration for Patricia A. Warner (April 4)

Pat Warner, executive director of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, is retiring after 35 years of service. A reception in her honor will be held on Wednesday, April 4, from 2-4 p.m. in the Towsley Lobby.Please … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Sign up for an MHealthy spring/summer exercise and relaxation class

Registration is now open for more than 100 exercise and relaxation classes that will help you get moving, get fit, and relieve stress this spring and summer! Classes are open to U-M faculty, staff and the general public and are … Continue reading

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

Wolverines for Life honors U-M Athletics leader, local business owner

Bruce Madej and Rishi Narayan received awards for supporting group that promotes life-saving donations of organs, tissue, blood, bone marrow Wolverines for Life, the University of Michigan’s initiative to promote life-saving organ and tissue donation, honored a U-M Athletics Department … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones, Top Stories

Society of Interventional Radiology honors Kyung J. Cho, M.D. for advancing specialty

Kyung J. Cho, M.D., FSIR, professor in the department of radiology, vascular/interventional radiology at University of Michigan Health Systems was recognized by the Society of Interventional Radiology for his clinical work, research, contributions to the literature and education of residents, … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Aging out of foster care conference (April 27)

According to the Child Welfare League of American, roughly 20,000 to 25,000 young people “age out” of the foster care system every year. Some are only 18 years old and still need support and services. The Washtenaw Area Council for … Continue reading

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

Free Introductory talk for The Hunger Within (April 2 and 6)

Cardiovascular dietitian and author Marilyn Migliore is offering two free talks based on her nationally-recognized workshop “The Hunger Within.” Go beyond the “diet mentality” to unravel the psychological underpinnings that drive eating behaviors at "Overcoming Emotional Eating." These free talks … Continue reading

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

Geriatrics Center Annual Research Retreat (April 2)

The annual Geriatrics Center Research Retreat will be held Monday, April 2. Schedule: 9- 11:30 a.m. – Short talks: BSRB Room 1130 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. – Posters: Outside BSRB Room 1130 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Keynote Address: BSRB Auditorium … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Enhancing Clinical Teaching Skills – Using the RIME Method to evaluate learners (April 12 & 13)

Louis Pangaro, M.D., chair, Uniformed Services University, Department of Medicine will present Using the RIME Method to Evaluate Learners The event will include a plenary talk and panel discussion for each session on April 12 from 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical & Translational Research, Clinical Care, Education, Leadership & Administration

Faculty members elected to DPS Oversight Committee

David A. Moran, clinical professor of law, and Richard D. Friedman, Alene and Allan F. Smith Professor of Law, have been elected for two-year terms beginning in April 2012 to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Oversight Committee. The independent … Continue reading

Posted in: Quality, Safety and Environment