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December 14, 2017

Dr. Renuka Tipirneni featured in Vox

Renuka Tipirneni, MD, MSc, Clinical Lecturer of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of a study that suggests that there is no pandemic of Medicaid enrollees who are avoiding work to stay on the program's rolls.

December 13, 2017

Dr. Sarah Krein featured in Life Science Daily

Sarah Krein, PhD, RN, Renis Likert Collegiate Research Professor of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of a study that maintains that nursing home infections can be reduced by adhering to a national preventive program.

December 11, 2017

Lansing Medicaid reform forum brings together state officials and stakeholders

John Ayanian, MD, MPP, Alice Hamilton Collegiate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and Susan Goold, MD, MHSA, MA, Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, participate in meeting aimed to help policymakers and stakeholders gain a common understanding of the

December 6, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Kullgren featured in Reuters

Jeffrey Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of a study that finds that few Americans in high-deductible health plans are shopping around to get the care they need at the lowest possible price.

November 30, 2017

Research Highlight: Adam Lauring, MD, PhD

Get to know Dr. Adam Lauring and learn about the research he is doing that is focused on determining how the influenza virus evolves within people and spreads through communities.

November 21, 2017

Drs. Anna Lok & Elliot Tapper featured in The Wall Street Journal

Anna Lok, MD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Research and Alice Lohrman Andrews Research Professor of Hepatology, and Elliot Tapper, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, are featured in an article about the rise of liver disease in the middle-aged population.

November 17, 2017

Risk for breast cancer's return can linger for decades

A study conducted by a research team that includes Daniel Hayes, MD, Stuart B. Padnos Professor of Breast Cancer Research and Professor of Internal Medicine, finds that women treated for early stage breast cancer still face a substantial risk of recurrence up to 20 years later.

November 8, 2017

Dr. Ellen Hummel featured in New York Times article

Comments by Ellen Hummel, MD, Instructor of Internal Medicine, are included in a story about patients nearing the end of their lives who are managing their heart disease as a chronic condition.

November 6, 2017

Dr. Sofia Merajver featured in Reuters Health article

Sofia Merajver, MD, PhD, MS, Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, Scientific Director of the Breast Cancer Program, and Director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program comments on findings that a 70-gene test may help guide treatment for some women with early breast cancer.

October 27, 2017

New Poll Finds Nation's Seniors Have Big Problems With Sleep

The latest survey conducted by the National Poll on Healthy Aging, led by Director, Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, MS, Professor of Internal Medicine, found that over half of the nation's seniors polled are under the misconception that poor sleep is just an unavoidable part of getting older.