Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Addiction Research and Care Collide With Federal Privacy Rules

April 27, 2015

Researchers who want to study Medicare or Medicaid patients with substance-use disorders — and illnesses disproportionately affecting them like H.I.V. and hepatitis C — are, at best, working with biased data. At worst, they’re flying blind.

But as the University of Michigan law professor ...

Bagian named one of 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety 2015

April 23, 2015

Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to announce the 2015 edition of its list of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety." 

This list consists of advocates, professors, researchers, administrators and healthcare providers who have won awards, published articles, spoken out...

IHPI Member Eden Wells named Michigan's Chief Medical Executive

April 30, 2015

A University of Michigan epidemiologist will advise the state government on health policies and response to public health issues. The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services has named Dr. Eden Wells, director of the U-M School of Public Health's Preventative Medicine Residency in Ann...

'No Sweat' offers reluctant exercisers a way to get hooked on physical movement

May 3, 2015

Next month, a new book by Dr. Michelle Segar, will offer frustrated, reluctant exercisers a painless way to get hooked on physical movement. With the help of worksheets, action steps, concrete techniques, and inspiring real-life stories, her new book, No Sweat, will show readers how to...

Q&A With Akinlolu Ojo: New Medications for Hyperkalemia Patients

May 7, 2015

Hyperkalemia can be a significant diagnosis for patients and finding the right treatment can have a great impact on their quality of life. New medications could help in their daily care.

Akinlolu Ojo, MD, PhD, MPH, from the University of Michigan, discusses some of these new medications...

Zazove featured on CNN: Deaf doctor makes patients feel heard

May 21, 2015

Philip Zazove, M.D., M.M., The George A. Dean, M.D. Chair of Family Medicine and Professor, Department of Family Medicine, is featured on CNN discussing profound hearing loss diagnosis at the age of 4 and his road to a successful career in medicine. 

Patterns of Performance: What We All Can Learn From the Practices of Elite Athletes

May 20, 2015

Having an overarching purpose that is beyond oneself (a self-transcending purpose) is common amongst great performers in athletics. In his book, On PurposeDr. Victor Strecher, a psychologist at the...

Why Millions Of Men And Women Find Self-Care So Challenging And How To Make It Easy

June 10, 2015

IHPI member and author of the new book titled No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness, Michelle Segar, Ph.D., M.P.H., talks about creating lasting motivation...