UMHS in the News

Dr. Gary Hammer presents at TEDx conference

Dr. Gary Hammer, a passionate U-M cancer researcher, recently spoke at TEDxU-M about the power of vulnerability and presence in medicine. Hear about the three truths he learned from working with patients facing an adrenal cancer diagnosis and the advocates … Continue reading

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Gifts of Art featured in The Ann Arbor Current

The U-M Health System’s “Gifts of Art” program was recently featured in The Ann Arbor Current. Read the excerpt below: From the ancient Greeks, producing and performing cathartic dramas, to the Tibetan monks who use chanting, bells and “singing bowls” … Continue reading

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Lisa Sturm talks to Wall Street Journal about ear buds and germs

Lisa Sturm, MPH, director of infection control and epidemiology at the University of Michigan Hospitals, helped answer the Wall Street Journal’s burning question: Should you share earbuds? Earbuds and headphones can be germ magnets, but unless you are immunosuppressed, the … Continue reading

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Reconnecting Arts and Health – UMHS Gifts of Art featured in Michigan Daily

The U-M Health System Gifts of Art program was recently featured in a Michigan Daily article. See excerpt below: We walk into the dark of the hallway in the quiet hours of the hospital. A sheen of light stretches down … Continue reading

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VA National Center for Patient Safety features U-M School of Nursing

Aspects of the NCPS Clinical Team Training (CTT) program are being presented to nursing students at the University of Michigan School of Nursing to promote a fundamental aspect of patient safety: clear communication. “Improving communication is one of the cornerstones … Continue reading

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Bipolar stem cell study receives coverage by NBC, Discover magazine, more

A stem cell study published Tuesday in Translational Psychiatry by a team of U-M researchers gives the first-ever view of how brain cells of people with bipolar disorder differ from those of people without the condition. The study has attracted … Continue reading

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Dr. Callaghan featured in Detroit Free Press, NPR, NBC News and more

A study of headache-related medical imaging in the U.S. by a team of U-M neurologists has received widespread media coverage in the last week, thanks to press outreach by UMHS and JAMA staff. Brian Callaghan, M.D., the lead author of … Continue reading

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WZZM features OB/GYN’s Dr. Moniz for program on pregnancy weight gain

Michelle Moniz, M.D., an OB/GYN and researcher at the University of Michigan Medical School, was featured on a WZZM “Healthy You” segment on banishing the “eating for two” myth among pregnant women. “Eating for two may contribute to a woman … Continue reading

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U-M OB/GYN Chair pens Detroit Free Press commentary on Supreme Court case over Obamacare contraceptive mandate

U-M’s Timothy R.B. Johnson, M.D., wrote a guest commentary in Monday’s Detroit Free Press regarding Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate set to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court today. Johnson is the Bates Professor of the Diseases of Women and Children … Continue reading

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Dr. James Carpenter weighs in on Jose Iglesias’ injury on Fox Sports Detroit

MedSport orthopaedic surgeon James Carpenter, M.D. offered his expertise for a Fox Sports Detroit article on whether stress fractures may keep Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias out of the game this season. With opening day right around the corner, it’s a … Continue reading

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