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November 26, 2019

A project led by IDEAL RRTC co-investigator Philippa Clarke, Ph.D. makes national neighborhood datasets open and available for public use, through the U-M Institute for Social Research (ISR) and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

November 21, 2019

Research teams from Boston RISE, Early Intervention–Colorado discuss use of data collections in future research.

November 20, 2019

Role of socioenvironmental factors noted in Journal of Aging and Health paper

October 18, 2019

Topic of lightning talk to be "Healthcare Disparities Among Individuals with Disabilities – Taking Responsibility for Our Role as Healthcare Providers” at the CEW+ Advocacy Symposium.

October 2, 2019

A new study finds that adults with cerebral palsy are at an increased risk of experiencing a mental health disorder compared to adults without the condition.

March 14, 2019

The IDEAL RRTC is one element of the robust research being conducted throughout Michigan Medicine regarding disability health. 

February 26, 2019

The Center for Health and Research Transformation's (CHRT) 2018 Cover Michigan Survey asked Michigan residents about their experiences in accessing health care, specifically how easy or difficult it was to get appointments with different providers. 

February 1, 2019

Children with special needs will have better access to their homes and communities through the purchase of ceiling and stair lifts thanks to a Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation grant.

October 1, 2018

A $4.3 million grant will help establish a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at the U-M and Michigan Medicine. Learn more about the collaborative effort.

April 16, 2018

Instead of using a traditional stethoscope or otoscope to examine a patient, one physician-in-training at University of Michigan uses a new device, with a long flexible wire and camera at its tip. A live video feed plays important diagnosistic information back on her cell phone.