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April 21, 2016

1st World interRAI Conference in Toronto

On April 11 th , 2016, the 1 st World interRAI conference took place at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Canada. Convening the conference and providing the keynote addresswas our very own Brant Fries, Ph.D, Research Professor of the Institute of Gerontology, Professor of Health Management and Policy, and Chief of the Health Systems

April 8, 2016

David Lombard elected to 2016 ASCI membership

The Active segment of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) membership recently voted on and approved the Council's recommendation for election of new members. A total of 74 new members will be inducted at this year's ASCI Dinner on April 15 th . Dr. David Lombard, Assistant Professor of Pathology, and Research Assistant

March 15, 2016

Patients Carry Superbugs on Their Hands, Study Finds

Researchers at the University of Michigan, such as Dr. Lona Mody, Amanda Sanford Hickey, Professor of Internal Medicine and Research Associate Professor of the Institute of Gerontology, find that patients are carrying superbugs on their hands, even though hospitals have been cracking down on hand-washing. Healthcare workers are known source of

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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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 12, 2015

What is Palliative Care?

A recent article written about palliative care says most people associate it with end-of-life care, or hospice care. A poll taken in 2011 revealed that more than 75% of the public lacked knowledge regarding this service.

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February 9, 2015

Geriatrics Center & Program for Positive Aging Study Highlighted

A multi-disciplinary study, featuring collaboration between the U-M Program for Positive Aging and U-M Geriatrics Center, has been included in an online collection of the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Health and Social Care journals in 2014. The collection highlights the top three most downloaded articles that were published

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