Tammy Chang, MD, MPH, MS, lead investigator, joins members of over 60 institutions of higher learning, state and local public health departments, and youth in a project focused on campus safety during the pandemic.
More than 34 million Americans have diabetes and approximately 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes, according to the CDC. The authors of a U-M study note that type 2 diabetes is preventable but that few patients with prediabetes take part in prevention measures.
U-M Family Medicine researchers write a commentary in Cancer , noting the move towards at-home cancer screenings provide excellent options for average-risk patients undergoing regular cancer screenings, especially during a time like the current coronavirus pandemic.
U-M Department of Family Medicine’s long-standing partnership with Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons publishes research assessing educational needs of family medicine trainees in Ghana to care for the country’s rapidly aging population.
While children likely are infected at much lower rates than adults, and have lower rates of becoming symptomatic, the psychological effects of COVID-19 have hit them hard and are likely to leave lasting emotional scars.
New Disability Health Elective teaches third and fourth-year medical students about best clinical practices in disability health, as well as disability theory, law, and culture, and the implications for disability policy in healthcare.
The Adaptive Sports and Fitness program , led by Dr. Okanlami, is proud to mark this notable milestone in its mission to create equitable opportunities for student-athletes with physical disabilities to compete in intercollegiate-athletics.
Pandemic and health issues are top of mind for the election, and changes to reproductive health funding are unpopular among people ages 14-24 participating in MyVoice, a national poll of youth led by Tammy Chang.
BPTrack, a pharmacist-led, app-based intervention that allows patients with uncontrolled hypertension to monitor their own blood pressure and remotely share that data with the pharmacist, could serve as a feasible option in controlling a costly chronic disease that affects more than 116 million people in America and is a leading contributor to
With a new $7.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute , Djuric along with fellow University of Michigan researchers and their national collaborators will test whether blocking inflammatory processes could protect cells and potentially prevent some cancers.
The results of a vaginal microbiome study conducted by University of Michigan, Penn State, and Ohio State researchers led by Kim McKee could help identify women with high-risk HPV, which is strongly associated with the development and progression of cervical cancer.
Google.org announced that a team of University of Michigan researchers, including Lorraine Buis and Anna Laurie, has been selected to receive funding as part of the company’s efforts to support projects using innovative artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to help understand COVID-19 and address its impacts.