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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

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

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

UMMS Pediatrician Shane Quinonez (center) with... more

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


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


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


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


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

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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

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

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


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


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

Global REACH intern, Public Policy graduate... more

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


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.

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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


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


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


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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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

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


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


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

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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

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