Medicine at Michigan Summer 2007

Summer 2007

VOL. 9


Each One a Hero

Tragedy strikes the Transplant Program and Survival Flight teams as six...

Muscle Matter

Even athletes aren’t spared the decline of muscle mass that accompanies...

Reality Check

Medical Training Goes Virtual

Residents Scott Kelley, Andrew LeFleur, Carla Zahuranec and Kassandra McGehee tend to their plastic patient.

The Strong Approach

CEO Doug Strong is every bit the calm center of the storm.

Doug Strong


Above the Huron

News and research from the Medical School

Ravi Birla with Louise Hecker, a graduate student in the Section of Cardiac Surgery. Birla and Hecker are senior author and lead author, respectively, on the paper, “Engineering the heart piece by piece: state of the art in cardiac tissue engineering,” published in the March 2007 issue of Regenerative Medicine.

Class Notes

Updates on Medical School alumni

From the Dean

For decades, the airline industry has used simulation to train and assess...

James O. Woolliscroft

Full Disclosure

The influential Steve Nissen

Steve Nissen in the cardiology catheterization lab at Cleveland Clinic

In Print

Books and Journals Written or Edited by Medical School Faculty

In the Limelight

Faculty and student honors and accolades


Readers letters to the editor

Looking Back

Grand Tradition — Bold Future

In the early 1900s, U-M students studied physiology in the department’s laboratory in the C.C. Little Building on the main campus. Warren P. Lombard, M.D., is the bearded man to the left of the wall clock.

Medicine at Michigan Updates

Bringing Life Anew

Khanh Nguyen, Nazeela Sabir and Ashleen Kishore wearing the medals they received at National History Day

Message from the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs

All of us in the U-M Health System will remember June 4, 2007, with...

Robert P. Kelch


“The e-mail from the journal was very curt. It said I was infringing on...

Shelley Batts

The Michigan Difference

Taubman Gift Advances ALS Research

Eva Feldman and Alfred Taubman

The Michigan Difference

Jean Holland Extends Her Family through Student Support

Jean Holland with Holland scholarship recipient Jennifer Velander (M.D. 2007)