Malani appointed U-M's new chief health officer

May 22, 2017

The University of Michigan has a new chief health officer, following the UM Board of Regents decision to approve the appointment of Preeti Malani during its regular meeting late last week.

Malani, was appointed to a three-year term, beginning June 1. She currently serves as a clinical...

Four hours. Six locations. 15,000 opioids out of circulation.

May 30, 2017

Six locations across the State of Michigan participated in drug take-back events on May 20, 2017. The free, no questions asked chance to get rid of opioids and other unneeded medicines out of the house took place in Ann Arbor, Jackson, Saginaw, Traverse City, Escanaba, and Pontiac. ...

Sunset, Sunrise: The Rebirth of Clinical Scholars Program

May 31, 2017

When midnight strikes on June 30, a highly successful 45-year-old will die, survived by a precocious toddler and a promising teenager. The deceased will leave a legacy that affects every corner of American health care — and the youngsters are itching to do the same.

All three are training...

Make Medicare Advantage more flexible to allow value-based care, Fendrick tells Congressional panel

June 7, 2017

More than 19 million Americans receive their health insurance through Medicare Advantage plans offered by private insurance companies – a program aimed at increasing choice and flexibility. 

But those plans don’t have enough flexibility to customize a key factor for the people they serve...

Tempus and University of Michigan collaborate on breast cancer initiative

June 8, 2017

Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care by collecting, sorting and analyzing clinical and molecular data and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have entered into a second collaboration aimed at identifying the most effective care for...

As America ages, new national poll will track key health issues for those over 50

June 19, 2017

National Poll on Healthy Aging will release first results June 29

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Nearly a third of U.S. adults have celebrated their 50th birthday – a sign of an aging nation. Now, a new poll based at the...

Anna Kirkland appointed new director of IRWG

September 10, 2017

On Tuesday, the University of Michigan announced the appointment of Anna Kirkland as director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. The position change went into effect Sept. 1.

Kirkland has been a professor of women’s studies and political science at the University since...

Michigan Medicine / IHPI researchers awarded nearly $3.5 million to fight fatigue in multiple sclerosis

September 13, 2017

A new clinical trial will explore three interventions in improving one of the most disabling symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis: fatigue.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $3,476,448 funding award over four years to Michigan Medicine’s Tiffany Braley...