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May 6, 2016

Recent publication from Martha Funnell: Increasing Patient Acceptance and Adherence Toward Insulin

Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE co-authored the article that was recently published in Postgraduate Medicine. The article discusses how updating healthcare professionals on  recommendations and clinical evidence supporting when to initiate insulin therapy, strategies for overcoming provider and patient barriers for initiating insulin therapy, and the safety and efficacy of current and emerging insulin therapy and delivery technology can increase their confidence in individualizing patient therapy.

May 4, 2016

Dr. Cheryl Moyer publishes research on predictors in stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Uganda

Cheryl Moyer's, MPH, PhD work was recently published in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. The goal of the research was to explore pregnancy outcomes in a referral hospital in rural western Uganda. 

April 28, 2016

Martha Funnell co-authors recently published position statement on diabetes self-management

Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE, collaborated on the joint position statement of the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that was published by Clinical Diabetes

April 27, 2016

Recent research publication from Drs. Burkhardt & Santen on enrollment management in medical school admissions

Joint faculty John Burkhardt, MA, MD (lead author) and Sally Santen, MD, PhD collaborated on the article that was recently published in Academic MedicineThe article examines the effectiveness of the University of Michigan Medical School's predictive enrollment model. 

April 26, 2016

Dr. Michael Hortsch featured on the cover artwork for Academic Medicine

Joint faculty, Michael Hortsch, PhD was featured on the cover artwork for the latest issue of Academic Medicine. View the cover and read the artist's statement on this issue's cover art. 

April 25, 2016

DLHS faculty collaborate on recently published competency-based education article

The article is titled "Competency-based education: programme design and challenges to implementation" and was published in Medical Education. The department collaborators include Larry D Gruppen, John C Burkhardt, James T Fitzgerald, Martha Funnell, Hilary M Haftel, Monica L Lypson, Patricia B Mullan,  Sally A Santen, Kent J Sheets, and Caren M Stalburg.

April 22, 2016

Drs. Monica Lypson & James Fitzgerald publish research on the standardized patient assessment of veteran-centered care

Monica Lypson, MD, MHPE and James Fitzgerald, PhD co-authored the article that was published on the AAMC MedEdPORTAL. The paper discusses the development of patient-centered competency curricula regarding the medical care of U.S. military veterans.

April 20, 2016

Josh Rubin to be speaker at tomorrow's HIMSS Spring 2016 HIE Community Roundtable

DLHS Staffer, Joshua Rubin, is to give talk titled "The Learning Health System: Democratizing Health Together", during tomorrow's HIMSS HIE Roundtable. David Kibbe will also be speaking on "Meeting the Demand for Interoperable Health Information Exchange 2016: Options and Opportunities". 

April 8, 2016

Dr. Friedman publishes research exploring the variability of patients' problem lists

Dr. Friedman co-authored the article that was recently published in JAMIA. The article assesses consistency across physicians through patients' problem lists and physician criteria for ranking diagnoses.