Monthly Archives: December 2013

Galens Tag Days may be over, but it’s not too late to help

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Galens Medical Society, more than 150 University of Michigan Medical students and faculty took part in the 87th annual Galens Tag Days, a local fundraising effort that supports Washtenaw County youth. In … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, You Can Make a Difference

Who gets myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS?

“What is that?” This is the question many patients and family members will ask when they learn they or a loved one has received a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome.Myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS as it is commonly referred to, is actually … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Michigan Gastrointestinal Peptide Research Center’s annual retreat (Jan. 25)

The Michigan Gastrointestinal Peptide Research Center will hold its annual retreat in the Palmer Commons facility (Fourth Floor, Forum Hall and GL Ballroom/Atrium 4), located on U-M central campus on Palmer Drive at 100 Washtenaw Avenue, on Saturday, Jan. 25 … Continue reading

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

Bethany Moore to receive recognition award for scientific accomplishments

At the American Thoracic Society’s 2014 International Conference, The Recognition Award for Scientific Accomplishments, which recognizes researchers for either scientific contributions throughout their careers or for major contributions at a particular point in their careers, will be given to Bethany … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Eyeglasses and hearing aids recycling

The Taubman Health Sciences Library has been collaborating with the Ann Arbor Lions Club to collect and recycle outdated eyeglasses and used hearing aids. These items are then cleaned, adjusted and distributed to needy individuals in other countries. Thanks to … Continue reading

Posted in: You Can Make a Difference

HPV in head and neck cancer

As researchers have found that the majority of throat cancers are linked to HPV, the human papillomavirus, they have also found that patients with HPV-positive cancer tend to respond better to treatments than those with HPV-negative cancers. In fact, research … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Register now for wellness screenings starting in January

MHealthy Rewards is an opportunity for benefits-eligible faculty and staff to start the New Year off knowing their numbers, learning more about their health and setting health goals. Once completed, employees will earn a $100 (before-tax) reward in their paycheck, … Continue reading

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

Catholic Mass Schedule for holidays

There will be a mass on Christmas Eve, Christmas day and New Year’s day at noon in the University Hospital Chapel.

Posted in: Public Events

Christmas Eve services

The Spiritual Care Department will present a service of Lessons and Carols on Tuesday, Dec. 24 at 1 p.m. in the University Hospital Chapel.

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Ring in the New Year in Ann Arbor

On Jan. 1, 2014, the Detroit Red Wings will face off against the Toronto Maple Leafs at an unusual hockey rink. The game will take place at the University of Michigan football stadium, known as ‘The Big House’. In honor … Continue reading

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