Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses Seminar (Feb. 6)

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute will host Irma Thesleff, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and research director, Developmental Biology Program, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Thesleff’s presentation "Epithelial Stem and Progenitor Cells in Teeth" will take place … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Research Seminars and Events

Save the date – "The Thyroid Axis and Aging" – 7th Annual Floyd Lecture (May 31)


“The Thyroid Axis and Aging” is the subject of the 7th Annual John C. Floyd Memorial Fellows Lecture in Endocrinology, which is also the Internal Medicine Medical Grand Rounds Lecture. This event is sponsored by the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical & Translational Research, Research Seminars and Events

Differences in Post-Myocardial Outcomes by Cardiology Follow-up (March 11)


Please join us at the School of Nursing Monday, March 11 as we welcome back faculty candidate Sally Clark Stearns, Ph.D. from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina. Please mark your calendar for … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Research Seminars and Events

Vision Research Seminar today featuring Lorah Perlee, Ph.D.

“Combining genotype and phenotype to predict progression to choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in patients with AMD” will take place today from 5 – 6 p.m. in the 6th Floor Conference Room of Kellogg. Lorah Perlee, Ph.D., vice president, Scientific Affairs, Sequenom, … Continue reading

Posted in: Research Seminars and Events

MHealthy ergonomics program promotes work safety, well-being of UMHS employees

The MHealthy Ergonomics Awareness program marked its seventh annual grant cycle this October by awarding 22 grants of up to $5,000 each for workplace improvements across U-M. Established in 2005, the program began as an initiative to address work-related musculoskeletal … Continue reading

Posted in: Benefits & Perks, Your Health & Wellness

Retirement reception for Linda Strodtman, Ph.D., R.N. (Feb. 11)

Please join us for a retirement reception in honor of Linda Strodtman’s outstanding 42 year contribution to Nursing at Michigan!Date: Monday, Feb. 11Time: 1 – 3 p.m.Location: UH Dining Rooms C/D

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Face Off Blood Challenge vs. Michigan State University

The Face-Off Blood Challenge is an annual competition against Michigan State University in which the universities compete to collect the most pints of blood in order to save the greatest amount of lives. The competition serves to raise blood donation … Continue reading

Posted in: You Can Make a Difference

Tired of the snow and slush? Ride with us!

Save money and ride with us! Our vanpool meets Monday through Friday at Cherry Hill and Hix Road in Westland at 6:50 a.m. and arrives in the East Medical Campus area at 7:20 a.m. We depart at 4 p.m. For … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

U-M emergency medicine researchers to host adaptive design workshop (April 9-10)

Have you wanted the opportunity for a personalized consultation with adaptive design experts? Adaptive designs for clinical trials are growing in popularity, although certain challenges exist to implementing them. The clinical and statistical teams must collaborate intensely to understand with … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical & Translational Research, Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Research Seminars and Events, Research Training

Career Change Workshop #1 – Re-Inventing Yourself for a Career Change (Feb. 11)

Gain ideas and support for making a change with the goal of enhancing your chances of success in a new career. This session will assist you in identifying your transferable skills as well as exploring and investigating new career directions. … Continue reading

Posted in: Professional Development