The Center for Disability Health and Wellness Mission Statement

The Mission of the University of Michigan Center for Disability Health and Wellness (UM-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
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Michigan

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

Contact Us

UM-CDHW administrative offices are located at:

Directions to the Burlington Building

325 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Lower Level Suite 6

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Phone: (734) 615-6720

Email: UM-Disability-Health@med.umich.edu