The Center for Disability Health and Wellness Mission Statement

The Mission of the University of Michigan Center for Disability Health and Wellness (U-M CDHW) is to develop and apply innovative research, clinical, and educational strategies to address inequities in healthcare access, quality, and outcomes experienced by individuals with physical, sensory and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

Our Vision

Our Vision is of working in partnership with members of the disability community to ensure that all people, regardless of type or severity of disability, have full access to quality health care and to wellness activities personalized to their background, strengths and needs.


Michelle Meade, PhD - Director
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Michigan

Michael McKee, MD, MPH - Co-Director
Associate Professor, Family Medicine
University of Michigan

India Foy, MPH
Center Manager

2021 Annual Report

Cover of the 2021 Annual Report        

The U-M CDHW is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report, which describes the mission and vision of the center; its key activities; the clinical work it accomplished in 2021; some quick facts about our center; and our outlook and goals for 2022. 

Download our 2021 Annual Report here (PDF File).

Take a look back at our 2020 Annual Report (PDF File).