Fall 2006
Healthy Times

In this issue of Healthy Times

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Feature Story

CHP faculty research impacts health care beyond the classroom

The faculty at UDM's College of Health Professions add dimension to their teaching careers by immersing themselves in research projects that draw on their desire to improve the healthcare system and their passion to educate. Read

CHP alumni share volunteer health care experiences with students

CHP alumni recently discussed how they apply their education to change the lives of underprivileged people in communities as near as Detroit and as far away as Haiti and Guatemala. Read

Patient numbers climb to new heights at McAuley Health Center

In the three years since its doors opened under the auspices of CHP’s McAuley School of Nursing, the McAuley Health Center -- Detroit’s first nurse-managed center -- has built a client practice that serves more than 1,900 active patients with 50 percent insured and 50 percent uninsured. Read

Alumni Council to sponsor Theatre Afterglow

All alumni are invited to attend a complimentary Afterglow for the Theatre Company productions this season on Nov. 18, Feb. 3 and March 31. Read

Program highlights

In collaboration with the College of Health Professions, UDM's School of Architecture students can now focus on health care design. Also, the McAuley School of Nursing now offers an online BSN Completion program for any registered nurses who have completed diploma or associate degree programs. Read

College news

News from the College of Health Professions. Read

Dean's letter

Letter to alumni and friends from Dean of the College of Health Professions Suzanne Mellon. Read

Stay Connected

Giving to UDM

Please include UDM in your year-end philanthropy plans.  The tax laws intentionally encourage charitable giving. Because of the income tax charitable deduction, individuals who make their gifts by December 31 and itemize can significantly reduce their income taxes for 2006.

Also, check with your financial advisor about new opportunities and tax benefits of transferring distributions directly from your IRA to make a contribution to UDM.  See the UDM giving site.

Special Events

UDM Audio

Listen to special UDM presentations via UDMcasts. Recent recordings include innovation expert Larry Keeley and the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, The Very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.

NCA Visit

UDM will undergo its 10-year institutional accreditation visit by the North Central Association (NCA), Jan. 29 - 31, 2007.  Find out more.

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