How has the 2016 presidential election affected the health and wellbeing of young Americans? New research from Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H., M.S. and Melissa DeJonckheere, Ph.D. provide context. Share their Conversation piece and find the original article now in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.
As the organization's chair, Dr. Wu promoted reproductive health as an essential part of primary care and developed inclusive, forward-thinking professional trainings to highlight the needs of transgender patients and people with disabilities.
A study finds that a brief, computer-delivered intervention reduced rates of alcohol and drug use during pregnancy. These risky behaviors have been identified as key risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
New collaborative research from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan suggests that more mental health providers may want to take a closer look at including exercise in their patients' treatment plans.
This November, three family medicine physician-researchers head to Atlanta, Georgia, to share their work with the public health community, at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
Several faculty members from our research division will present their work in at the 2017 NAPCRG annual meeting this fall. NAPCRG is the premier gathering of primary care researchers from around the world.
MyVoice is an adolescent health and well-being research project, led by Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.. In just a year, MyVoice has deployed 90 unique text message-based surveys to a population of over 1,000 adolescents and young adults across the United States. And the project is starting to gain national attention.
Hearing loss affects about 17 percent of Americans, but screening and referral for evaluation is rarely done. How an electronic intervention, developed by Philip Zazove, M.D., and Michael McKee, M.D., M.P.H., may help.
Dr. Chang is the second U-M family physician ever chosen for the prestigious James C. Puffer MD Fellowship, sponsored by the the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). Her experience follows Katherine J. Gold's tenure as the 2013-2015 fellow.