Lynda Lisabeth named Public Health’s Senior Associate Dean for Administration07/01/2018
Lynda Lisabeth, MPH, PhD, a workgroup leader for Precision Health Cohort Development, began a three-year term as Senior Associate Dean for Administration at Michigan Public Health. This position works closely with the dean and the school’s leadership team to oversee general administration for the school.
Massive diagnostic testing facility opens at U-M, engineered for advanced patient care06/27/2018
The newly opened Michigan Medicine Clinical Pathology Facility will augment U-M’s existing precision health resources.
Bhramar Mukherjee Named Chair of Biostatistics06/22/2018
Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD, Precision Health researcher and John D. Kalbfleisch Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics, has been named chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Michigan Public Health Receives NIH Grant to Develop Training Program in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genomic Science06/13/2018
The University of Michigan School of Public Health has received federal funding to launch an integrated, interdisciplinary fellowship program that will provide training in the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic science.
Making big data work for better heart health05/31/2018
What if the most useful information about heart function could be seized from the largely untapped volumes of data already generated through a range of healthcare encounters, mobile devices, and what patients themselves report, and synthesized together to provide vastly improved new diagnostic tools?
Two U-M projects, supported by NIH career development awards, will use data science and analytic methods to attempt just that, with the goal of improving the ability to detect these conditions earlier, more reliably, and less expensively.
Caring for the caregiver: A novel web-based approach05/31/2018
Michigan Medicine’s Helen C. Kales, M.D., U-M professor of psychiatry, and her Program for Positive Aging (PPA) team have been at the forefront of innovation for dementia caregivers, providing reliable and well-evaluated information and training, creating support tools and studying how to enhance self-care.
To Scan or Not to Scan: Personalizing Lung Cancer Screening05/29/2018