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A few months into their yearlong research projects in Ghana, UMMS Psychiatry Fellows Heidi Burns and Nakita Natala are feeling right at home and moving forward with their... more


A medical student recently traveled to a remote island nation in the South Pacific for a research project and clinical observation.

Student Juan Caceres uses a... more

A partnership between Michigan Medicine and Taiwan’s large Chang Gung Memorial Hospital is advancing following a recent a delegation visit to Ann Arbor and an agreement to... more


Ten new research projects have been selected for the most recent round of funding through the University of Michigan Health System’s Joint Institute partnership with Peking... more


Dozens of UMMS-educated Chinese medical researchers returned to Ann Arbor recently for a first-of-its-kind Michigan China Biomedical Forum.

Charles B. de... more

Health inequity is too big a problem for individual disciplines – let alone individuals – to tackle alone. Meaningful progress requires teams of providers, policy makers,... more


A pair of fourth-year medical students spent much of July in Brazil learning alongside students from all over the world.

UMMS M4 Mariam Abdulghani (right... more

A Chinese physician is spending a full year at Michigan Medicine to learn nuclear cardiology techniques.

Dr. Fangfang Wang (center), a Peking University... more

A new program to help faculty apply their research in an international setting has graduated its first cohort and stands ready to welcome more participants. The Global Health... more


Kellogg Eye Center and Michigan Medicine recently welcomed eye hospital leaders from around the globe as the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) brought its annual... more


Sometimes it’s the side-trip that turns out to be the real journey.

Professor Cheong-Hee Chang listens to MUST Vice Chancellor Celestino Obua speak during a... more

A UMMS researcher is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop and evaluate a healthcare provider and student training curriculum on intimate partner violence... more

Short-term exposure to high levels of air pollution can cause elevated blood pressure even in healthy adults, according to a newly published paper by Joint Institute researchers... more

A new dual degree initiative between the Bioinformatics departments at the University of Michigan Medical School and Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) is set to... more


Two UMMS child psychiatry fellows are bound for Ghana this summer to launch yearlong research projects aimed at bolstering mental health care infrastructure there.... more


A new medical school course set to launch this fall aims to help students explore an emerging field in global health: surgery.

UMMS’ new Global Surgery course... more


One UMMS resident’s recent rotation in China included clinical work plus a little something extra that could help shape how visitors to UMMS are received.

UMMS... more

About half way through a year-long research project in Ghana, April Bell was ready to throw in the towel. Little was going right. Her apartment had flooded, she’d already had... more