Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chinnaiyan to be honored with Distinguished University Innovator Award today

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Arul Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., has been selected to receive the Distinguished University Innovator Award for 2013.Chinnaiyan is the S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology, professor of urology, director of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, and a Howard Hughes Medical … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Want to preserve your ability to publish your human subjects research? (May 10)

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) has a very broad policy requiring registration of all interventional trials (even dietary and process of care) prior to enrollment of participants. NEJM and other major journals have been turning articles away … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical & Translational Research

Unique book gives ICD patients a voice, offers hope to others

An ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) is a device that is implanted under the skin to treat life-threatening heart rhythms that can lead to sudden cardiac arrest.  Image courtesy of n28ive1 under a Creative Commons license: BY-NC-ND.

According to Kathryn, she’s just an average teenage girl who loves her friends, shopping, and her cell phone. She says, “If you stuck me in a group of people nothing would really make me stand out in the crowd, nothing … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Your Health & Wellness

Sign up for an MHealthy exercise and relaxation class this spring

Registration is now open for more than 110 exercise and relaxation classes that will help you get moving, get fit and relieve stress this spring! Classes are open to U-M faculty, staff and the general public and are for every … Continue reading

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

Planning for Long Life (May 13)

Monday-PlanningforaLongLife.pdf Long term care is not an easy subject to talk about. People tend to think they’ll never need long term care. Unfortunately, when they do need it, they may not be prepared. Are you prepared? Preparation means planning, and … Continue reading

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

The Benefits of Aquatic Therapy (May 11)

Saturday-BenefitsofAquaticTherapy.pdf Through the use of our salt-water pool, our aquatic therapy program utilizes activities that are tailored individually to enhance, restore and maintain a person’s functional abilities. Learn more about how aquatic therapy can benefit you.• The 5 components of … Continue reading

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

Teens Using Drugs – What to Know and What To Do (May 7 & May 14)

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

CSCAR offers statistical services and workshops

The Center for Statistical Consultation and Research (CSCAR) provides statistical consulting to all U-M faculty, staff and graduate students with the design, planning, analysis and presentation of research studies. CSCAR also presents workshops on statistical methods, statistical software, and qualitative … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (June 11)

The purpose of this workshop is to teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety principles in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic QI/PS is increasingly important as … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Clinical Training, Faculty Development, Professional Development

Toledo vanpool needs rider

Do you commute from Toledo to U-M? Tired of paying high gas prices and fighting for parking? Join our vanpool! This vanpool is ideal for those who work 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. We leave from Starlight Plaza on Monroe … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around