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10/5/2018

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

10/5/2018

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
10/3/2018

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

10/2/2018

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

8/29/2018

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
8/29/2018

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

8/26/2018

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
8/24/2018

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

Dr. Fangfang Wang (center), a Peking University... more
7/23/2018

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

7/23/2018

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

6/14/2018

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
6/12/2018

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

6/7/2018
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
5/15/2018

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

5/15/2018

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

5/14/2018

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

5/13/2018

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
4/16/2018

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