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MSU College of Human Medicine: 1964 - 2014 VIDEO

Rappley appointed chair of AAMC Council of Deans

Demolition of former Grand Rapids Press building approved by Board of Trustees

RESEARCH: MSU College of Human Medicine scientists find way to boost healthy cells during chemo 

MSU med students in Flint helping improve health of Flint schools' students

MSU medical students helping underserved groups in Flint

Meet the first two MSU researchers coming to Flint 

MSU launches rehab division

MSU College of Human Medicine creates new division focused on rehab medicine 

Spartan Podcast: Dean Rappley discusses the College of Human Medicine with Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis 

News coverage of the Flint campus ribbon cutting event

TS&MM graduate student receives Society of Neuroscience's Next Generation Award

Flint couple creates $10,000 endowed MSU scholarship for pre-med students from Flint area

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine to unveil Flint digs with open house, tours 

Researchers collaborate on perinatal depression study

Is Daylight Savings Time a risk to diabetics?

Local doctor shares her lifelong focus

Low vitamin D may play role in suicide attempts

Training in hospice and palliative care a 'huge need'

Welcome to Flint, Sparty: UM-MSU college rivalry takes backseat to Flint's recovery

Lettering for MSU medical campus goes up in Flint

Not all Hispanics are the same when it comes to drinking  Study by Carlos F. Ríos-Bedoya, ScD, MPH, published in recent issue of "Alcohol and Alcoholism"

MSU med students show Tough Mudder grit

Radical vision still guides MSU College of Human Medicine as school turns 50 

Free family activities at Teddy Bear Picnic

WILS 1320-AM: Dean Rappley discusses recent survey indicating many med students being taught in an abusive environment

MSU president talks education, local impact in northwestern Michigan

Humiliation tops list of mistreatment toward med students  MSU researchers analyzed AAMC national survey data on student experiences during the clinical portion of medical school

College of Human Medicine researchers awarded grant to help silence Parkinson's disease

MedWatch: MSU Medical Students at Munson Medical Center

Former patient spends summer as doctor-in-training at Shriners Hospital in Chicago

White Coat Ceremony welcomes new MSU medical school students

Students begin medical school with community service

MSU College of Human Medicine celebrates 50 years WJMN | TV6 

Marquette General Hospital and MSU College of Human Medicine celebrate partnership

Medical illustration program is a collaboration with Kendall College of Art and Design, MSU College of Human Medicine and others 

Dean Rappley discusses the College of Human Medicine's 50th Anniversary on WGVU's The Morning Show

Blood pressure and the prevention of cognitive impairement JAMA Neurology features editorial by Philip Gorelick, MD, MPH

Study by Dr. Kevin Foley, associate professor, MSU College of Human Medicine, finds condition causing uncontrolled laughing, crying is common in Michigan nursing home residents

MSU College of Human Medicine & others form Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan 

Grand Rapids Research Center: Review process for building proposals underway 

MSU College of Human Medicine welcomes the Society for the Study of Reproduction to Grand Rapids

New research indicates statin drugs must be taken properly | Grand Rapids Press

Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore offers more than just coffee Our very own Senior Associate Dean for Research & Community Engagement, Jeff Dwyer and his wife, Nancy, were recently featured on The Upper Peninsula's ABC 10.

MSU Gran Fondo news coverage

Get growing in the community  MSU College of Human Medicine's own David Benjamin talks about the Caledonia Community Garden, a project that teaches sustainability

RFP next step for new MSU biomedical research center in Grand Rapids

A disease of mistaken identity  RESEARCH: Saleh Aldasouqi, MD, draws more attention to a rare disease through a case study, which followed a young patient displaying classic, yet more pronounced signs of Cushing disease

In memory of former Dean W. Donald Weston, MD

Can mice mimic human breast cancer? MSU study says ‘yes’ RESEARCH: Eran Andrechek, PhD, has discovered that many of the various models used in breast cancer research can replicate several characteristics of the human disease, especially at the gene level

MSU medical students raise more than $13,000 to support Flint schools

Outstanding medical student honored with AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award  Nicolas K. Fletcher is one of only ten medical students in the country selected for this award

MSU faculty to move into downtown Flint building this fall, students to follow in spring

Mary Free Bed and MSU College of Human Medicine teaming up for research and innovation

MSU College of Human Medicine honors outstanding faculty

MSU MDs embark on new journeys | Student View

Hundreds participate in Flintstone 5K Challenge to raise money for Flint Community Schools  Flint JournalABC 12

Cell resiliency surprises scientists  RESEARCH: A team led by Kefei Yu, PhD, shows that cells are more resilient in taking care of their DNA than scientists originally thought

Estimating baby's size gets more precise  RESEARCH: Dr. Nicole Talge's findings yield a new set of birth weight measurements based on birth records from across the country

Help us claim a Memmy!  Show your support by watching these two Med Ball Follies videos submitted to The Memmys

A tribute to our students  A video tribute by MSU College of Human Medicine's Office of Academic Affairs to our students. We are HAPPY to be serving in your medical education and proud of all you do!

Dean Rappley honored for achievements in education and research in health care

The Flintstone Challenge announces race day Grand Marshal Kyler Elsworth with special guest, Sparty

Second annual Flintstone Challenge 5K Run/Walk  Flint campus students host event to raise funds for Flint classrooms

MSU 360 PERSPECTIVE  Bradley Burmeister: The Perfect Match

MSU issues RFQ for new Grand Rapids biomedical research center

James Anthony named member of Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars

David Weismantel named MSU University Physician 

Healthy collaboration: Nursing, pharmacy and medical students learn to work together  MLive Grand Rapids Press article

Dean Rappley speaks at Failure:Lab  Shares valuable life lessons. Lansing State Journal article

New CME Portal for physicians  Sparrow & MSU launch new continuing medical education web-based portal

Med students meet their match - letters reveal where they will spend their residency  Grand Rapids Press

Match Day - Finding a perfect match  Success! 186 College of Human Medicine fourth-year students secured residency appointments!

Match Day WZZM TV 13 story

Dean Marsha Rappley discusses the physician shortage: WOOD TV 8 Part IPart II | WILX Special Report

Dr. Jim Surrell: MSU is a great medical school

College of Human Medicine partners with Michigan Department of Corrections  Partnership to enhance state's correctional system health care

College of Human Medicine's creative wins 7 Addy Awards  Agency team - Extra Credit Projects - captures most awards in show at 16

Charles Steward Mott Foundation makes $9 grant to the College of Human Medicine  Funds to support expansion of Michigan State College of Human Medicine and its program in public health in downtown Flint.

MSU awards autism research grants  Nigel Paneth co-director of MSU Research on Autism, Intellectual and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RAIND)

Associate Professor Elahe Crockett receives Excellence in Diversity Award  Dr. Crockett was honored at the 2014 All-University Excellence in Diversity Awards Ceremony and Reception Feb. 3.

Research: Smoking cessation and mental illness Dr. Eric Achtyes co-authors a study showing that people with serious mental illness have better luck quitting smoking and avoiding relapse through extended treatments using varenicline, a smoking cessation drug, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! A Rosebowl Victory!!!  Official Rose Bowl Program (check out the College of Human Medicine ad on Page 117) TV 13 MSU and College of Human Medicine story