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Donna Tran nominated to attend AAMC leadership development program

Donna Tran, MSII was nominated by the National Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association to attend the Association of American Medical College's (AAMC) inaugural leadership development program called RISE: Developing Future Leaders in Academic Medicine & Science

For 50 selected medical students, RISE provided students critical knowledge and skill-building experiences in core areas vital to both their journey as a medical student and their future as a leader.

At-home support helps stroke patients adjust after hospital stay

Michigan State University researchers Mathew Reeves and Michele Fritz have found that many stroke patients feel unprepared when discharged from the hospital. Their caregivers feel the same.

But when a home-based support network using social work case managers and online resources is put into place, quality of life and confidence in managing one’s health improve, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Read more about the Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial

Promoting Longer, Better Lives

For Craig Reed, Spartan in Public Health, promoting longer, better lives is what it’s all about.

Currently, the program director for the Binge and Underage Drinking Initiative (BUDI) with the Institute for Public Strategies (IPS), Reed is addressing the harmful effects of underage and high-risk drinking by changing community policies, practices, and norms on the over-consumption of alcohol.

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