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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

6/6/2017

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.

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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

6/5/2017

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

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

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
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
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
3/6/2017

Already this year, more than 40 medical students have scheduled international electives across more than a dozen countries. Several are slated to speak at the upcoming Global... more

3/3/2017

A U-M Nursing Professor who teaches healthcare workers to identify and  address substance use among patients has been named a Fulbright Scholar.

Nursing... more
3/3/2017

It might be called Michigan Medicine, but the pursuit is global.

Medical students from around the world regularly make their way to Ann Arbor as part of their studies.... more

3/3/2017

Scholars from two Brazilian universities are spending time at Michigan Medicine to gain expertise on the latest gene-modification techniques.

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3/3/2017

Every year, the University of São Paulo Medical School invites medical students from around the world to network, study and socialize for two weeks at Brazil’s preeminent... more

2/3/2017

Before last summer, Mark Peterson had never worked with anyone in China. The Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation didn’t even have any professional... more

2/3/2017

Cameroon is the latest nation where a University of Michigan-developed OB/GYN training program has taken root, part of broader effort to confront maternal and infant mortality... more

2/3/2017

A new institutional partnership with Taiwan’s Chang Gung Memorial Hospital has produced its first joint research projects.

Colleagues from UMMS and Chang Gung... more
2/2/2017

Newly created professorships in the School of Public Health recognize faculty who’ve worked extensively on global public health issues.

Fourteen Global Public... more

2/1/2017

Global REACH is pleased to announce the return of Partnership Development grants, providing up to $10,000 to faculty working on developing new global health partnerships. First... more

1/12/2017

Colleagues,

As 2017 arrives, we at Global REACH are excited to introduce an all new program and format for our Global Health Initiatives Forum series. Our first... more

1/12/2017

New international collaborations in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care are likely to emerge from the recent UM-Brazil Symposium held in São Paulo.

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1/12/2017

A group of UMMS gastroenterology physicians is using lessons and best practices from U-M’s fellowship programs to train much-needed GI specialists in Ethiopia.

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