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  • Bioethics Brown Bag and Webinar Series (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Lectures and Q&A take place from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Please see the current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    • Live presentation: C102 Patenge Room, East Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Online presentation: https://msubioethics.clickwebinar.com/brownbag (Webinar Instructions: http://bioethics.msu.edu/brownbag-webinar/webinar-instructions)

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences offers a monthly brown bag and webinar covering topics in health care and ethics. Participants may attend the lecture on campus or join the webinar online. Those attending on campus may feel free to bring their own lunch.  Beverages and light refreshments will be provided. All lectures are recorded and posted online in our webinar archive. See the website below for the current topics and dates.

  • Brain Biodiversity Bank

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology, Division of Anatomy offers its Brain Biodiversity Bank as a part of the Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections, a joint project with the University of Wisconsin, the National Museum of Health and Medicine, and the National Science foundation. Their purpose is to provide some examples of ways in which images and information from the Collections, in digital electronic format, can be used in educational, research and commercial enterprises. A variety of databases, atlases, and samples are available.

  • Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

    Location:

    Life Sciences Bldg. 1355 Bogue, # B240B, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Pediatrics and Human Development offers a number of research and clinical services through its Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders. The Center specializes in comprehensive care, using the most current information and latest technology to serve newborns, children, adolescents, and adults. Some of the disorders they treat include:

    • Hemophilia A and B,
    • von Willebrand Disease,
    • Rare bleeding and platelet disorders,
    • Venous and arterial thrombosis,
    • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT),
    • Pulmonary embolism, and
    • Stroke.

     

  • Clinical Research Trials Management Online Certificate Program

    Description:

    The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Trials Management (CRTM), was created in response to the increased need and demand for a qualified, educated workforce that can provide a range of supportive roles and services in the fields of clinical research and translational medicine (TM).  The purpose of the CRTM graduate certificate program is to build a clinical research workforce  to meet growing local, state, national, and, potentially, international current and future employment market demands.  The courses that comprise the CRTM certificate program reflect the requisite knowledge and skill sets to qualify graduates to seek employment in the field.

  • College of Human Medicine Continuing Medical Education for Physicians

    Dates:

    Please see current offerings at the website below.

    Location:

    Various locations

    Description:

    The purpose of the Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) is to certify learning activities for physicians in order to improve the practice of medicine. This includes patient care, research, medical education, and administration. In addition, the office tracks credits for physicians who attend CME-certified activities and provides consultation on educational processes and accreditation issues.

    Michigan State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Courses, regularly scheduled series, enduring materials, and live Internet activities certified for CME credit can be viewed at the website below.

  • Institute for Health Policy

    Location:

    909 Fee Road, Room D132, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The Michigan State University Institute for Health Policy is a unit within the College of Human Medicine (MSU CHM), Division of Public Health. The Institute serves a unique role facilitating and supporting collaborative relationships among CHM faculty and researchers throughout campus. These collaborative activities inform policymakers, state agencies and others with a goal of improving health care delivery in Michigan.

    The mission of the Institute for Health Policy is to improve the health status of Michigan residents through health services research, policy analysis, education and outreach and support of quality improvement activities.

  • Institute of International Health

    Location:

    West Fee Hall, Room B320, 909 Fee Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The mission of the Institute of International Health (IIH) is to foster and enhance the opportunities for
    faculty and students to create, innovate, and transform international transdisciplinary health research,
    health development projects, and academic interest in global health. IIH works with all of the medicine and health-related colleges, as well as with agricultural, engineering, social and environmental scientists and nutritionists to foster and coordinate research, education, and development at a global level. IIH also collaborates with Michigan-based hospitals affiliated with MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine to raise awareness of global health issues and help improve clinical services and health outcomes for underserved regions of the world.

  • Laboratory for Comparative Orthopaedic Research

    Location:

    G-387 Veterinary Medical Center, 736 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Laboratory for Comparative Orthopaedic Research (LCOR) is a multidisciplinary research laboratory dedicated to applied basic science research of the musculoskeletal system of humans and animals. LCOR focuses its research on sports-related injuries such as the repair and reconstruction of ligamentous and meniscal injuries of the knee. The Laboratory has investigated and developed several techniques of tissue repair and transplantation that are currently in clinical use in both animals and humans.

  • Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations Online Certificate Program

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Michigan State University (MSU) Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program offers a Certificate Program in Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations.  Completion of the three courses is required for the certificate, though individual course enrollment is possible with appropriate prerequisites.

     

    The Certificate Program is comprised of the following courses:

     

    • BLD 842, 2 credits – Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations  - participants will learn the integration of the roles of legislative, regulatory, technological, and economic factors which influence the practice and management of biomedical laboratory operations
    • BLD 844, 1 credit – Topics in Biomedical Laboratory Operations – current issues relevant to biomedical laboratory operations from an interdisciplinary perspective with an emphasis on efficient laboratory operations.
    •  BLD 846, 2 credits – Decision processes for Biomedical Laboratory Operations – integrates scientific principles, management principles, and regulatory factors in the form of case studies as a means to cover strategies for decision-making in the operations of a biomedical laboratory.
  • Medical Education Online Journal

    Description:

    Medical Education Online (MEO) is a forum for disseminating information on education for physicians and other health professionals. Manuscripts on any aspect of the process of training health professionals will be considered for peer-reviewed publication in an electronic journal format. In addition to manuscripts, MEO provides a repository for resources such as curricula, data sets, syllabi, software, and instructional material developers wish to make available to the health education community.

  • Mid-Michigan Regional Annual Research Day (April 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Description:

    The Mid-Michigan Regional Research Day offers invaluable experience for developing researchers as they learn how to submit an abstract, prepare a poster or oral presentation of their research to either a single judge or to an entire audience if they are one of the selected researchers. Faculty and other experienced researchers are encouraged to participate to provide inspiration, conversation and advice to their novice colleagues.

     

  • MSUCOM Summer Clinical Symposium (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 23 - 25, 2017

    Location:

    West Bay Beach Resort, 615 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI

     

    Description:

    This symposium covers many clinical topics and is approved by the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for 15 credits of AOA Category 1-A.

  • NanoMSU.org

    Description:

    MSU researchers have collaborated to create NanoMSU.org, a web site designed to facilitate nanotechnology research and education by publicizing MSU's research expertise, facilities, and educational programs, providing a central point of contact for off-campus inquiries, distributing nanotechnology-related information of general interest, and encouraging new synergistic collaborations. The site lists participants and their areas of research, research centers, relevant news items, and other national nanotechnology research efforts.

  • Occupational & Environmental Health Safety Initiatives

    Location:

    117 West Fee Hall, 909 Fee Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    MSU's Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine partners with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to handle approximately 15,000-20,000 reports of occupational disease each year through several initiatives, services, and research projects. The website offers information, resources, reports, and newsletters.

     

     

  • Occupational Illness in Michigan Online Resources

    Description:

    MSU’s College of Human Medicine and the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine provide online annual reports on occupational disease, silicosis, work-related asthma, noise induced hearing loss, and blood lead levels. The website also provides online newsletters on various occupational diseases; an instructor’s manual and a user’s manual on Abrasive Blasting: Preventing Silicosis; Project SENSOR (Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks), a federally-funded grant to assist the state in conducting patient and workplace follow-up based on approximately 20,000 occupational disease reports received each year at the MDCIS; the ABLES program, a surveillance system for identifying and preventing cases of elevated blood lead levels among U.S. adults; links to other occupational and environmental medicine websites; and an online form for reporting of known or suspected occupational diseases.

  • Online Professional Science Masters in Integrative Pharmacology

    Location:

    Courses are offered almost exclusively online.

    Description:

    The Professional Science Masters in Integrative Pharmacology is an online program designed to train individuals in whole-animal and organ systems-level pharmacology AND business skills.

    The program results in a 31-credit Master of Science degree, an on-the-job capstone research project, and a paper suitable for publishing. Additional certificates are possible depending upon your interests.

  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratories

    Location:

    A-407 East Fee Hall , 965 Fee Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The primary focus of our research laboratories is to understand mechanisms of osteoarthrosis and investigate methods of diagnosis, intervention, and prevention of this disease. In these investigations, the OBL utilizes in vivo animal models, human cadavers, and mathematical models to study blunt joint trauma. The OBL also conducts experiments on athletic and workplace footwear in cooperation with various manufacturers. These studies specifically examine the durability, comfortability, and the ability of footwear to help protect the body from injury.

    The OBL regularly performs co-operative studies with orthopaedic manufacturers to assist in the evaluation and development of new products and devices. Through experimentation involving biomechanical tests, histological analyses, biochemical assays, and mathematical model analyses, we seek to answer the many questions that evolve when studying various musculoskeletal diseases and related problems.

  • Radiology's Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology recently installed one of the nation's most powerful full-body MRI machines. This 17-ton magnet creates a magnetic field of 3 tesla and provides superior image quality. The MRI diagnostic technique greatly enhances MSU's research and clinical capabilities.

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