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Michigan Medicine Highlights Phlebotomy Research on Podcast

Experts from the Department of Pathology's Phlebotomy Team were featured on Michigan Medicine's "The Wrap" podcast. The podcast focuses on the department's Poke Plan Program at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, an initiative that helps to alleviate pain and fear among children during the blood draw process [...]

October 20 2020

Kathy Davis Finishes Her Career at Michigan Medicine

Kathy Davis, IT Administrative Director in Pathology Informatics, retires after more than 40 years of service to the Department of Pathology. Over her career, she has contributed to lab information system software development efforts that have impacted the history of pathology informatics, both at Michigan and nationally.

September 29 2020

U-M Announces COVID-19 Sampling and Tracking Program

The University of Michigan will begin a Sampling and Testing Program of asymptomatic students, faculty and staff for the virus that causes COVID-19 on September 7.

September 8 2020

Department Hosts Equality Walk to Celebrate Juneteenth

On Friday, June 19, the Department of Pathology hosted an Equality Walk at NCRC `in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Here, members from all areas of the department gathered to show their support against racial discrimination and for the Black Lives Matter movement.

June 22 2020
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Q&A with Peter Ouillette, Digital Pathology Operations Manager

Peter Ouillette, MT (ASCP) shares his experience working as the Department's Digital Pathology Operations Manager.

June 8 2020

Project by Multimedia Designer, Camren Clouthier, Nominated for Emmy

Selections will be chosen in a virtual ceremony on June 20.

May 21 2020

Kristina Martin Receives MSU College of Natural Sciences Award

 

Clinical Pathology Operations Director, Kristina Martin, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Recent Alumni Award from the Michigan State University College of Natural Science. Martin graduated from [...]

May 5 2020

Today is Administrative Professionals Day!

Today is Administrative Professionals Day.  A day to honor all of our amazing Admins who undergird our missions and ensure everything runs smoothly.   Thank you for all that you do!

April 22 2020
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Hail to the Front Line

During the COVID-19 pandemic, and every day, our Department of Pathology phlebotomists are on the front lines of patient care.

We often call our phlebotomists the face of the laboratory since they are often the first, if not the only, touchpoint to the department for patients. [...]

March 31 2020

Julian Mioc Retires

Three years ago, Julian Mioc decided to plan for his retirement and his official last day is February 28, 2020. “I'm looking forward to my retirement in Florida to be with my family and grandchildren.” Please join us in wishing Julian a peaceful and joyous retirement! [...]

February 28 2020

Tom Morrow Retires

Tom Morrow grew up in Ann Arbor, graduated from U-M, and spent his entire 47-year career working for the University. He joined the Department of Pathology as a System Administrator in 1981, and while he’s officially retiring February 28th, he’ll stay [...]

February 28 2020

Rogel Cancer Center Phlebotomy Team Named Michigan Medicine MVPs

Michigan Medicine Headlines recently asked for nominations of faculty and staff who amaze colleagues with their work ethic, dedication, and commitment to carrying out the organization’s mission. Among those recognized were the staff from the Rogel Cancer Center phlebotomy team [...]

February 20 2020

Ellie Mills is the New QA Coordinator in DQHI

 

The Department of Pathology’s Division of Quality and Health Improvement welcomes Ellie Mills, the new Quality Assurance Coordinator.

February 7 2020

Suzanne Butch is Deservedly Recognized

Suzanne Butch, who is the Division of Quality and Health Improvement’s (DQHI) Manager of Clinical Pathology Quality Assurance has been an instrumental part of the International Council for Commonality in Blood Banking Automation (ICCBBA) for many years. ICCBBA is the not-for-profit, nongovernmental standards body in official relations with the World Health Organization [...]

January 29 2020

Mike McVicker Named Administrative Manager for Clinical Operations

 

We are pleased to announce that Mike McVicker is the new Administrative Manager for Clinical Operations in the Department of Pathology.

Mike has worked at Michigan Medicine for over 13 years, kicking off his career in the Specimen Processing division [...]

January 17 2020

Congratulations on your retirement, Mary Jo!

 

Mary Jo Bishop retired on December 13, 2019, after working in Pathology for 28 years! Mary Jo began her career working in specimen processing and ended up in surgical pathology where she was for the bulk of her career. Over the years, Mary Jo developed friendships with many in our department, which was evidenced by the strong turn-out for her retirement party on December 13th. Faculty, staff, and department leadership all came to wish her well [...]

December 26 2019

Sue Stern Retires After 41 Years

 

After 41 years in the laboratory, Sue Stern, MS, MT(ASCP), is retiring. Sue graduated from the U-M Medical Technology Program in 1978. She then secured a position as a medical technologist in the Chemistry Laboratory. [...]

December 24 2019

After 38 Years, Jeanette Jeffreys Retires

Jeanette JeffreysAt 23 years old, Jeanette Jeffreys just knew she would work for the University of Michigan “forever.” She was hired by Suzanne Butch to work for the Department of Pathology Blood Bank. When her job was going to be eliminated by a computer, she was asked to stay on in the Pathology Office. [...]

November 21 2019

Communications Team Welcomes Two New Members

The Pathology Communications Team recently welcomed two new members:  Camren Clouthier, who joins the team as our Multimedia Designer, and Lidija Fremeau, who is temporarily joining the team as a Marketing & Media Assistant. [...]

November 11 2019

Picnic at Wiard's Orchard

Members of the Department of Pathology and their families gathered for a picnic at Wiard's Orchard in Ypsilanti on Sunday, September 15th [...]

September 30 2019

Raising the Voices of Pathology Postdocs

In November 2018, postdoctoral fellow Jay Vornhagen, PhD, was appointed as the first Department of Pathology Medical School Postdoctoral Trainee Senator.  The Medical School Postdoctoral Trainee Senate is a volunteer organization [...]

September 13 2019
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Employee Recognition Reception Honors Members of the Pathology Family

Staff members were recognized for their years of service and for going above and beyond. 

August 26 2019

Pathology Staff Elected and Appointed to ASCLS Michigan Board

On August 1, six Michigan Medicine Department of Pathology staff members assumed positions on the board of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science’s (ASCLS) Michigan chapter. As [...]

August 8 2019

New Tool Helps Identify Patients at Risk for Hereditary Cancers

Lynn McCain and Drs. David Keren and Lee Schroeder are part of a multidisciplinary team at Michigan Medicine and Rogel Cancer Center who have developed an online tool to help identify those at risk for familial cancers. InheRET, which has already [...]

July 3 2019

John Ko and Jennifer Slater assume Positions on the ASCLS-Michigan Board

Jennifer SlaterTJohn Kohe Blood Bank’s John Ko and Phlebotomy’s Jennifer Slater will serve on the board of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science’s (ASCLS) Michigan chapter. Beginning August 1, Ko will serve as President-Elect and Slater will serve as [...]

June 18 2019

Work by Hematology Lab Techs Highlighted at National Meeting

Two of our hematology lab technologists were first authors on poster abstracts at the XXXII International Symposium on [...]

May 22 2019

Lab Week 2019

Multiple times | NCRC & UH

April 18 2019

Take Your Child to Work Day

11:00am - 3:00pm | NCRC Bldg 18 / Dining Hall

April 18 2019
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U-M Biomedical Photographer Helps Families Heal

Every day at Michigan Medicine’s University Hospital, Lisa Belanger Neal uses a camera to demystify death.

February 28 2019

Another Bell is Rung!

On Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 3:30 pm, the founders of InheRET, Inc., participated in the bell ringing ceremony at the University of Michigan’s Technology Transfer office. The event signaled the formal licensing of technology developed at the University of Michigan to the spin-off corporation.

InheRET, Inc., developed jointly by the Department of Pathology and the Department of Internal Medicine faculty and staff, has produced an online family health history questionnaire.  It interprets patient-entered data [...]

December 20 2018

Dialogue with President Schlissel

3:15 pm | Michigan League 

December 5 2018
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Communications Specialist, Elizabeth Walker, receives National Award

A non-profit organization co-founded by U-M Department of Pathology Communications Specialist, Elizabeth Walker, is receiving the 2018 Hope Award for Innovation from RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. Walker's organization, The ART of Infertility, uses art [...]

November 12 2018

Journeys in Health Care: Art and Storytelling Event

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | North Campus Research Complex

November 6 2018
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Striving For Zero

Pathology Informatics put together a team to create a new specimen tracking application, in house.

August 2 2018

Happy Retirement to Cindy Howard

Congratulations to Cindy Howard on her retirement from the Department of Pathology. Cindy first started in the department nearly 41 years and we thank her for all of her hard work over the past four decades. 

June 12 2018

Pathology's Own Trish Harris Recognized in "Making a Difference"

 

Recently published by Michigan Medicine Headlines, Michigan Medicine recognizes its employees that continue to "make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication".  Within the last month, one of Pathology's own phlebotomists, Trish Harris, was recognized [...]

April 13 2018

As Harry Neusius Retires Jennifer Slater Becomes Phlebotomy Manager

 
 

As we wish Harry Neusius a happy retirement, it is our pleasure to announce that Jennifer Slater, previous supervisor of onsite-outpatient phlebotomy areas, has been promoted to Phlebotomy Manager.

February 27 2018

Mary Jo Bishop Awarded Michigan Medicine Gold Medal

 

Ten individuals and teams at Michigan Medicine have been named gold medalists for their commitment to education, research, and patient care, including Anatomic and Surgical Pathology's Mary Jo Bishop. [...]

February 23 2018