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Megan Eagle, Norma Sarkar, James Holloway and Leslie Davis
2015 November Highlights: New research funding and findings, and shared recognition for global education
New Research Funding --“To become a nation of women with healthy bladders and reduce high public and private medical care costs, a seismic shift is necessary in how we approach knowledge development about bladder health,” says Associate Professor Janis Miller, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN. That’s why Dr. Miller will use a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead an interdisciplinary team of UM researchers to better understand what makes a healthy bladder beyond simply the absence of disease.
UMSN alumna Maricela Guerrera and Dr. Marvicsin at CHASS
$1.5 Million Grant for Leading Interprofessional Collaborative Practice for Underserved Populations
Nurses will take the lead in a new program designed to improve chronic care coordination for underrepresented and underserved populations. University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) will expand its partnership with Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center by implementing a new program for Registered Nurse Chronic Care Coordinators to lead interdisciplinary teams, which include MDs, pharmacists, support staff, and social workers.
Nursing Participates in U-M's Interprofessional Education Town Hall
Students from across the health science schools met with faculty leaders to discuss future directions for interprofessional education at the University of Michigan during a late October town hall meeting.  

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