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9/8/2017

Two Global REACH Faculty Associates have been honored with Dean’s Awards for their extensive work in global health.

Professor of Otolaryngology and Interim Chair... more
9/6/2017

Surgeon Stewart Wang has been working for years with UMMS colleagues and other US partners to hone the emerging field of Analytic Morphomics.

Trauma Surgeon... more
9/6/2017

A UMMS pediatrician is working to bring much-needed basic genetic counseling services to sub-Saharan Africa.

UMMS Pediatrician Shane Quinonez (center) with... more
9/6/2017

Developing an international research partnership can be difficult, but that makes successful work in global health all the more rewarding.

This month’s Global Health... more

9/5/2017

Nursing and Medical School faculty are teaming up on a Gates Foundation project to examine the growth, impact and effectiveness of maternity waiting homes serving rural Liberia... more

9/5/2017

The University of Michigan and three partner institutions received a combined $900,000 in federal funding to provide early-career physician scientists with extended... more

8/2/2017

A recently awarded research grant will fund a study to assess the quality-of-life (QoL) perceptions among spinal cord injury (SCI) patients across four continents.... more

8/2/2017

A School of Nursing faculty member has garnered a Fulbright award to explore the cultural implications of gender-based violence across three countries.

Saint... more
7/31/2017

The University of Gondar (UoG) has given U-M’s Center for International Reproductive Health Training (CIRHT) its “Best Partner of the Year” award.

CIRHT Managing... more
7/25/2017

Shan Gao thought she had a grasp of basic medical science when she first arrived in Ann Arbor in 2015.

Visiting Xinagya student Shan Gao and her UMMS mentor,... more
7/5/2017

A new diversity seed grant aims to help UMMS leaders study the cross-cultural acumen of students engaged domestically or internationally in low-resource settings.... more

7/5/2017

A group of hospital administrators from China are the first to complete an extensive leadership training course developed by Global REACH for aspiring healthcare executives... more

7/5/2017

Southeast Michigan may seem like an unlikely source of medical equipment for hospitals in the developing world.

Global REACH intern, Public Policy graduate... more
7/5/2017

An OB-GYN research faculty member has been awarded a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study Ghanaian women’s contraceptive preferences and how preferences... more

6/6/2017

The University of Michigan Medical School’s commitment to global health was on full display during the recent commencement ceremony for the class of 2017.

UMMS... more
6/6/2017
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected in May to be the next Director-General of the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization’s next Director-... more

6/6/2017

More than 100 doctors and other healthcare leaders in Kenya got a crash course in clinical research courtesy of some committed partners at the University of Michigan.... more

6/5/2017

A new program promises to bring top science and engineering students from China to earn an advanced degree at the University of Michigan Medical... more

6/4/2017

Boa sorte, Elisa!

Elisa Teixeira, PhD, speaks with M4 Philip Asamoah during a conversational Portuguese language session this spring at Global REACH.

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5/1/2017

Jun Li once studied the entire world’s population by comparing the genomes of nearly 1,000 people from around the globe.

Jun Li, Associate Chair for Research in... more
5/1/2017

The recent Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH) meeting drew attendees from every part of the world including Ann Arbor, with the University of Michigan well... more

5/1/2017

Emergency Care in Brazil. Mental health treatment in Ghana. Precision medicine in China. The latest UMMS international partnerships funded through Global REACH touch on many... more

4/3/2017

Expanding UMMS collaborations in India are focused on combating infectious diseases, particularly those showing increased resistance to antibiotics.

Members of a... more
4/3/2017

Meredith Hickson may have put medical school on hold for a year, but her education has continued straight through.

M4 Meredith Hickson, a Fogarty Global Health... more
4/3/2017

A new training partnership is bringing Brazilian doctors to UMMS to learn about end-of-life care.

Dr. Marcos Montagnini (left) and recent visiting Resident Lucas... more