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.
Medical students will learn about best practices for communication and caring for patients with disabilities and provide meaningful experiences through rotations among clinics specializing in disability-based care for specific populations.
New data on telemedicine use by adults over 50 shows changes since previous poll in 2019, including reduced worries about privacy and virtual interaction. Lorraine Buis led the latest National Poll on Healthy Aging survey.
A recent national survey of adolescents describes challenges and possible solutions to youth accessing primary care and identifies the need to create more patient-centered care that aligns with young people’s values and experiences.
Dr. Buis has been involved with the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) for 20 years and steps up as the editor of JMIR's journal focused on health and biomedical applications in mobile and tablet computing, pervasive and ubiquitous computing, wearable computing and domotics.