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A Global REACH-funded grant is helping to bring UMMS-developed big data technology to researchers China.

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics Oliver He and his... more

Years in the making, a Michigan Medicine-led effort to bolster much-needed Gastroenterology training in Ethiopia is beginning to pay off.

Professor of... more

The road to understanding the physiology of adrenal cancer has been a long one, stretching many years and some 5,100 miles. That’s the distance between Michigan Medicine and... more


She didn’t go looking for a global health experience as part of her medical training. But three trips to Brazil later, MD-PhD student Dipika Mohan got a lot more than she... more


A major effort to survey the location and circumstances of neonatal and maternal mortality incidents in rural Ghana is wrapping up after three years.

Cheryl... more

A pediatrician from China is finishing up a yearlong visit to Michigan Medicine to study clinical research techniques alongside UMMS faculty.

Xuhui Zhong (center... more

Michigan Medicine has hosted two groups of visiting scholars from Taiwan in as many months.

In late October, the leadership team from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital,... more


Few in their medical careers have the opportunity to impact as many lives in as many places as Dean Sienko.

Dean Sienko, Vice President of Health Programs at the... more

Only a few years old, a nascent ophthalmology residency program at Ethiopia’s St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical Center in Addis Ababa is growing both in size and scope.... more


Members of Taiwan’s leading academic institution visited Michigan Medicine last month to discuss potential collaborations between the two organizations.

UMMS... more

As the world gets smaller, Michigan Medicine’s place in it gets bigger. That’s thanks to partnerships like the one which recently took nearly 80 faculty abroad to meet with... more


Global REACH is pleased to announce a new round of available funding to help faculty develop and expand new collaborations and partnerships abroad. Partnership Development... more


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

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


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

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


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


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

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


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