Author Archives: Stephanie Abraham

Patrick Carter, M.D., Receives MIP Scholars Award for Intervention on Violence and Alcohol Use Prevention

Congratulations to Patrick Carter, M.D., Assistant Professor within the U-M Department of Emergency Medicine who is the 2017 recipient of the Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership (MIP) Scholars Award. The MIP Scholars Award supports U-M faculty implementing and evaluating mental health services that promote integrated care and seek to improve access to evidence-based practices for

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Dr. Donovan Maust

Use of multiple brain-affecting drugs is rising among seniors, despite risks, U-M research finds

Tranquilizers, antidepressants, opioids and anti-psychotic medications carry special risks for older people, alone or in combination ANN ARBOR, MI – The number of older Americans who take three or more medicines that affect their brains has more than doubled in just a decade, a new study finds. The sharpest rise occurred in seniors living in

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University of Michigan-developed PRIORI app to get first test in patients outside Michigan

$2.9 million grant supports study of suicide risk assessment   A multidisciplinary team from Care New England’s Butler Hospital, Brown University and the University of Michigan has come together to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk. The group received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to conduct a five-year research

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Best Practices and Strategies for Student Mental Health Focus at 15th Annual Depression on College Campuses Conference

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Leaders and innovators in college student mental health will once again convene in Ann Arbor in March as the U-M Depression Center kicks off its 15th annual Depression on College Campuses Conference (DoCC) focused on implementing creative strategies to satisfy both the changing needs of students and the increasing demand for services on college

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Todd Ardedt, Ph.D.

U-M Receives Phase II Grant from the National Institutes of Health to Further Develop OTC Screening Device for Treating Sleep Apnea

ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan’s Sleep and Circadian Research Laboratory and Zansors, LLC recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further develop an over-the-counter screening device for sleep apnea. Zansors, LLC is a health technology company based near Washington, D.C. The grant comes from the NIH’s

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