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Many parents still believe boys are better, more competitive at sports than girls
Female Olympian handballers fined for playing in shorts instead of bikini bottoms. A female Paralympian told by a championship official that her shorts were “too short and inappropriate.” Olympic women gymnasts, tired of feeling sexualized, opted for full-length unitards instead of bikini-cut leotards.“Women athletes’ attire is constantly scrutinized,” said Philip Veliz of the University of Michigan School of Nursing. “No one has ever said that a baseball or football player’s pants are too tight.”
Jul 28, 2021

U-M School of Nursing creates Office of Health Equity and Inclusion
The University of Michigan School of Nursing has announced the creation of a new Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, which will be led by the school’s Chief Health and Academic Equity Officer, Rushika Patel, Ph.D.
Jul 12, 2021

U-M School of Nursing names first Staff of the Year Award winner
The University of Michigan School of Nursing has announced that Stephen Sullivan, clinical research coordinator in the Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities (CSHD), will receive its inaugural Staff of the Year Award.
Jul 08, 2021

U-M nursing, law collaboration aims to dispel myths about human trafficking
Most people have heard of human trafficking, but few can define it. Even experts in law enforcement and academia can have a hard time quantifying the problem.
Jun 24, 2021

U-M School of Nursing to hold student-led innovation event this fall
From Sept. 15 through Oct. 24, 2021, the University of Michigan School of Nursing will host Innovate 4 Change, an interdisciplinary innovation event featuring a hackathon and pitch competition.
Jun 23, 2021

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Winter 2021 Issue

In this wide-ranging digital edition of Panacea, read more about overcoming the challenges of 2020, prospects for a brighter future in 2021, new initiatives and accomplishments and much more.

2020 Summer Issue

Facing new questions and unprecedented challenges, Michigan nurses are deploying their skills and expertise with a steady hand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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2020 Winter Issue

Before Lauren Underwood became the youngest African American woman in Congress, she was a University of Michigan nursing student with a clear vision. 


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2019 Summer Issue

Using imaginary worlds to save real lives, virtual reality is more than a technology—it’s a destination where innovation and imagination are connecting to shape the future of health care education.



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2018 Fall Issue

One of the most insidious evils of the 21st century passes through the health care system every day. A partnership between nursing and law faculty at the University of Michigan has an army of advocates ready to stop it.



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2018 Summer Issue

How a handful of small homes staffed with midwives and nurses became a mighty tool in Liberia’s quest to improve its health care system.




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2018 Winter Issue

Nurses have fought to have their voices heard in the places where decisions are made. What can we learn from those who have helped nursing earn its proverbial seat at the table? 






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