Wednesday, the University of Michigan awarded the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder and chairperson of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee non-governmental organization.
Due to rising prices and the increased availability and use of specialty drugs, the cost of the University of Michigan’s prescription plan through the University Benefits Office increased significantly in 2015.
The University of Michigan Health System has recently acquired Synaptive Medical’s BrightMatter technology, a device that fuses high-definition intraoperative visualization and surgical guidance to transform the way surgeons operate.
MFierce was founded in September 2014 with the aim of dealing with societal health disparities via a participatory, community-based approach of structural change. It is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.