January College News

January 31, 2021

  • Crain's Detroit Business highlights the development of Michigan State University's Grand Rapids Innovation Park.
  • Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University signed a final primary affiliation agreement to conduct joint research and clinical care, collaborate more on health student education and develop a long-term plan to build a research institute and a regional health campus in Detroit. Related media: Crain's Detroit BusinessThe Detroit NewsLansing State JournalWKAR.
  • Gilbert "Gil" D. A. Padula, MD ('97, College of Human Medicine), has been named Chief Medical Officer at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center.
  • MSU’s health colleges commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a virtual event “Racism: A Public Health Crisis.”
  • Dan Hardie, MD (CHM 83) alumnus of the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program, retired from his family medicine practice after 34 years of service to the community.
  • After receiving her COVID-19 vaccine, Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, encourages others to do the same in an interview on ABC News 12.
  • Esteban López, MD, MBA (CHM '99) has been named to the Addus HomeCare Corporation board of directors.
  • The Center for Ehthics and Humanities in the Life Sciences presented a Bioethics Public Seminar featuring three MSU alumni who offered their insight and expertise on “Controversies and Complexities in LGBTQ Health Care.”
  • An international team of researchers led by Morteza Mahmoudi, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, has developed a new method to better understand how nanomedicines interact with patients’ biomolecules. Related media: Science Daily.
  • Eric Achtyes, MD, MS, director of the Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the College of Human Medicine, and director of research at Cherry Health, is hopeful as COVID-19 vaccine candidate nears FDA approval. Related media: FOX 17Spoke.
  • Crain's Detroit Business highlights the development of Michigan State University's Grand Rapids Innovation Park.
  • Interim Dean Aron Sousa, MD, joined the East Lansing Insider podcast to talk about COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved and on those still in development. 
  • Perrigo and Michigan State University’s Grand Rapids Innovation Park enter a formal partnership connecting the university’s clinical and research expertise with Perrigo’s product innovation, manufacturing scale and retail partnerships.
  • A new partnership will connect Michigan State University’s clinical and research acumen with Perrigo Co. plc’s expertise in product innovation, manufacturing scale and retail distribution. Related media: DBusiness MagazineBiospaceBloombergCisionMiBizThe Herald-PalladiumYahoo Finance.
  • J. Adam Oostema, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Mathew Reeves, PhD, professor of in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, conducted a study that found out-of-hospital cardiac arrests increased during the pandemic. Related media: Michigan RadioFuturity.
  • In an article on FOX 17, Cara Poland, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, discusses the increase in overdoses nationally.
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine announced the return of its non-competitive cycling event, the MSU Gran Fondo, for September 18, 2021. Related media: FOX 17FOX 47.