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May 24, 2016

Another Milestone for the UM-Ghana Partnership

On March 15, 2016, Dr. Timothy R.B. Johnson , Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at UMMS, was a special guest of honor at the matriculation ceremony of the first private medical school in Ghana, the Family Health Medical School (FHMS) at the Family Health Teaching Hospital in Teshie (Accra). The ceremony was attended by

May 24, 2016

Endocrine Summit Invite Adds to UM-India Collaboration

Five US researchers, including Dr. Gary Hammer , Millie Schembechler Professor of Adrenal Cancer and Director - Endocrine Oncology Program at the University of Michigan, were invited to serve as guest faculty at the recent Endocrine Summit in Mumbai, India. Hosted by the Endocrine Society , the 7th Annual

May 24, 2016

New Publication Highlights Joint Institute Partnership

An article written by leaders of the Joint Institute for Translational and Clinical Research (JI) has been Epublished ahead of print in Academic Medicine . The article highlights several significant outcomes since the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and the Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) each contributed

May 11, 2016

Grand Funds New Medical Degree Programs an Ocean Apart

Thanks to a University of Michigan partnership, a first-of-its kind master’s program in India stands poised to introduce that country’s first-ever entirely domestically-trained scholar-teachers in Health Professions Education.

May 3, 2016

Hauslohner Fund Supports Two new Ghana Projects

The Hauslohner Global REACH Fund was established in 2014 by UM Alumnus Dr. Peter Hauslohner and his wife Dr. Marianna Nosa to support community-based public health research and researchers in Africa.

March 16, 2016

Donors Provide the Means for Typhoid Fever Study in Ghana

The Hauslohner Global REACH Fund, established in 2014 by UM Alumnus Dr. Peter Hauslohner and his wife Dr. Marianna Nosa , supported the community-based public health research projects of three Ghanaian physicians in 2015. The donors, who themselves have considerable health-related international experience, designed the fund so that 100% of the

January 26, 2016

UMMS and Partners Open New Reproductive Health Clinic in Ethiopia

The University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) platform in Ethiopia has two new milestones to celebrate. On January 6th, 2016, UMMS faculty and their partners at St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC) in Addis Ababa celebrated the opening of the MICHU Reproductive Health Clinic and the start of a two-year comprehensive

December 8, 2015

UM Researchers and Partners Uncover Early Detection Test for CKD

UM nephrologist, Dr. Matthias Kretzler , and an international team of renal systems researchers have identified a simple test to identify patients at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), one of the fastest growing chronic diseases nationally and one of the most costly diseases globally. Early CKD has no signs or symptoms and cannot be