Dr. Langa is the Cyrus Sturgis Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Institute for Social Research, a Research Scientist in the Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, and an Associate Director of the Institute of Gerontology, all at the University of Michigan. He is also Associate Director of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), a National Institute on Aging funded longitudinal study of 20,000 adults in the United States ( http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu ).
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Former post-doctoral fellow Amanda Dillard, PhD, has accepted a position as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. She will join the GVSU faculty in August 2009, after wrapping up her third academic year with CBSSM. Under the mentorship of Angela Fagerlin, PhD, Dr. Dillard was a very active member of CBSSM's Patient Decision Making Group, researching in particular the use of testimonials in patient decision aids. Her post-doctoral position has been supported by the Ann Arbor VA, and her survey work has received grants from the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. CBSSM congratulates Amanda Dillard!
Be sure to post a comment at peterubel.com, the blog of the former CBSSM director, Peter A. Ubel, MD. Dr. Ubel's commentaries range across science, policy, health, well-being, and ethics. Topics include bankruptcy, behavior, and building; nuances, nature, and neighborhoods; soccer, satire, and scientocracy.
Dr. Angela Fagerlin was elected to serve on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA). The committee is executive arm of the University Senate and of the Senate Assembly. SACUA meets weekly and consists of nine members of the Senate Assembly elected by the Assembly for three-year terms. Read more.
Dr. Ed Goldman has been named a recipient of the 2015 Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change by the University of Michigan's Center for the Education of Women. This recogition is awarded annually to an individual whose sustained efforts have resulted in greater equity in regard to gender. Read more.
Check out the Ethics Path available to Michigan medical students through the Paths of Excellence (PoE) program. The ethics path provides opportunities for individualized, independent study, combined with field work with CBSSM, and a capstone project in the M4 year.
Click here for more information about the PoE program.
Funded by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Funding Years: 2014-2018
The central objective of the Healthy Michigan Plan is to improve the health and well-being of Michigan residents by extending health care coverage to low-income adults who are uninsured or underinsured. The program also introduces a number of reforms, including cost-sharing for individuals with incomes above the Federal Poverty Level, the creation of individual MI Health Accounts to record health care expenses and cost-sharing contributions, and opportunities for beneficiaries to reduce their cost-sharing by completing health risk assessments and engaging in healthy behaviors. This project conducts the evaluation of Michigan's Medicaid expansion, the Healthy Michigan Plan (HMP).
PI(s): John Ayanian
Co-I(s): Tammy Chang, Sarah Clark, Matthew Davis, A M Fendrick, Susan Goold, Adrianne Haggins, Richard Hirth, Edith Kieffer, Jeffrey Kullgren, Sunghee Lee, Ann-Marie Rosland
Tom Valley is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He received his undergraduate degrees in history and chemistry from Emory University, and his medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Texas-Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital.