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February 19, 2024

A recent, multi-institutional publication, between U-M and Augusta University shared results of one of the largest epidemiological study on HIV testing and treatment among publicly insured adults with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD).

February 5, 2024

A study led by Michelle Meade, PhD, Director of the University of Michigan Center for Disability Health and Wellness and Principal Investigator of the Investigating Disability factors and promoting Environmental Access for healthy Living Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (IDEAL RRTC) and Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Model System (MI-SCIMS) research projects, found that adults with TSCI and T2D had a greater chance of developing a range of dangerous conditions. 

January 8, 2024

Ms. Citchen-Spruce is a dedicated disability justice activist, storyteller, and independent filmmaker. 

November 1, 2023

Dr. Gianna Rodriguez, Co-Principal Investigator of the Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Model System gave a presentation on international standards to document autonomic function after spinal cord injury.

October 31, 2023

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, which is part of the Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Model System (MI-SCIMS) held their annual Halloween Trunk-or-Treat for patients on Friday, October 27th in Grand Rapids.

October 18, 2023

Diane M. Harper, MD, MPH, MS, an internationally recognized family physician and clinical research expert, was recently awarded an American Cancer Society Screening Priority Area grant to study self-sampling for cervical cancer screening among Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women with physical disabilities (WWPD).

October 18, 2023

Sheria Robinson-Lane, Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Michigan School of Nursing was the lead author of a new article published in Geriatric Nursing looking at the types of preparations adults make to age in place. The findings have been highlighted by U-M's Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation as well as U.S. News and World Report.

October 18, 2023

Steven Erickson, PharmD, will be presenting at this year’s Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine virtual conference. His presentation is entitled “Disability Cultural Awareness: Let’s Start the Discussion.”

October 2, 2023

The University Record published an article last week about a series of upcoming workshops surrounding the topic of accessibility.