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Dr. Michelle Meade
November 6, 2019

Announcing the Center for Disability Health and Wellness

On October 24th, 2019, the Michigan Medicine Executive Committee approved center status for the University of Michigan Center for Disability Health and Wellness (UM-CDHW). UM-CDHW represents a multi-disciplinary collaboration of faculty across from University of Michigan departments, schools and colleges with a mission of developing and

October 25, 2019

AANEM 2019 Highlights

Congratulations to Dr. Tony Chiodo on a wonderful American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) conference as president. He built a series of excellent plenary sessions around present and future role of technology in the lives of patients with neuromuscular diseases. Meeting attendance reached a record high this

September 17, 2019

PM&R Employees Recognized as Michigan Medicine MVPs

Over the past few weeks, employees across the organization have made it very clear why Michigan Medicine remains the top hospital in the state and among the best in the nation. It’s because of you — the exceptional faculty, staff and learners who go above and beyond to advance health and serve patients, families and colleagues. Several PM&R

Dr. Michelle Meade
September 4, 2019

Dr. Michelle Meade Named Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award Recipient

PM&R Associate Professor Michelle Meade, PhD has been named the 2019 Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award recipient by the Center for the Education of Women+ at the University of Michigan in recognition of her scholarship and her advocacy to promote change within the healthcare system to reduce healthcare disparities on behalf of individuals

August 20, 2019

PM&R Awarded ARRT Training Grant

Since 1991, the UM Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) has trained nearly two generations of rehabilitation researchers through Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training (ARRT) Program grants from NIDILRR/NIDRR. Today we received news that this incredible tradition of training will continue with a new investment

Dr. Claire Kalpakjian
August 5, 2019

Dr. Claire Kalpakjian Awarded ACRM Mentorship Award

Congratulations to Dr. Claire Kalpakjian, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on her up and coming award at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Meeting.

June 11, 2019

Dr. Daniel Whibley Awarded Inaugural Dan Barry Research Program Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Whibley on being named the inaugural awardee of the Dan Barry Research Program pilot grant with his proposal titled Harnessing Participatory Action Research to guide the design of a sleep and physical activity improvement intervention for adults with osteoarthritis.

2019 Tom Lucas Award Winners and Finalists
May 3, 2019

2019 TRAIL Blazer Awards Announced

The 2018 TRAIL Blazer Award winners were announced at the April 24, 2019 Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation staff meeting.