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July 14, 2015

Dr. Phillip Rodgers featured in Pallimed

Dr. Phillip Rodgers, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, was featured in Pallimed, a Hospice and Palliative Medicine blog. His blog is entitled "Advocacy Works! Medicare Proposes Payments for Advanced Care Planning!". Read the blog

Dr. Lona Mody
July 7, 2015

Infection Control Practices in Nursing Homes

Findings from Lona Mody, MD, MBBS, MSc, associate division chief of clinical and translational research and associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan, and a team of researchers demonstrate the efficacy of a multi-modal targeted infection program (TIP) for reducing the prevalence of multidrug-resistant (MDR)

June 1, 2015

An International Celebration of Aging: Color Photography by Jeff Levine, MD, AGSF

Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine is an international exhibiting artist and geriatrician in New York City with an interest in art as applied to medicine and medical education. He is Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and his photographic work is intended to raise awareness of the aging

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May 4, 2015

Lifespan of mice and primates correlates with immunoproteasome expression

A new study on aging, by research fellow of pathology, Andrew Pickering, as well as Dr. Richard Miller and Marcus Lehr, was recently published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI). The paper looks at pathways within cells that help to deal with damaged proteins, which are thought to contribute in important ways to aging and to many of

Dr. Lona Mody
March 18, 2015

Multi-center study led by U-M researchers, including Dr. Lona Mody, shows reductions in MDROs and infections in high-risk nursing home residents

Simple measures might be all it takes to push back at the spread of ‘superbugs’ in nursing homes, and reduce infections. That’s the finding of a new study that focused on multi-drug resistant organisms, or MDROs, among nursing home residents who relied on devices that carry a high risk of infection.

The study, recently published online

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March 11, 2015

U-M Geriatrics ranks 4th in U.S. News & World Report

This year's edition of the U.S. News & World Report medical school rankings again confirms that the U-M Medical School is among the very best in the nation. U-M is listed 10th among research-oriented medical schools, and 5th for primary care training, up three spots from last year.

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February 24, 2015

New Study on Reducing Readmissions published in AJMC

A multidisciplinary team including Tami Remington, Karen Hall, and Diane Griffith of the U-M Geriatrics Center, have published a new study on reducing readmissions among older adults in patient-centered medical homes in the American Journal of Managed Care.