Fall 2011
Healthy Times

In this issue of Healthy Times

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Feature Story

Jo Wahl ’86, ’95: "Health care has to reinvent itself"

Jo Wahl '86, '95, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, is a product of the University's BSN completion program and its Health Care Administration master's degree program, which helped her develop her service-leadership mindset and her ability to change with the healthcare industry. Read

BSN completion to launch at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Oakland

Beginning in January 2012, McAuley School of Nursing will offer its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion program at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Oakland in Pontiac. Read

McAuley Health Center to open third location

Early in 2012, UDM’s McAuley Health Center services will be available at a third location in Detroit, focusing on pediatric primary care and nearly doubling the number of patients served annually. Read

Martina Kuechle Scholarship established

A new scholarship program for Nursing students has been established to honor the memory of former CHP Director of Academic Affairs Martina Kuechle. Read

Nursing and Engineering collaborate to help people with disabilities

UDM Engineering and Nursing programs have partnered with the John Dingell Veterans Administration Hospital, Michigan Rehabilitation Services and Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association to develop a collaborative course with the goal of assisting physically disabled members of the community. Read

Programs news

News from the Health Services/Health Services Administration program, the McAuley School of Nursing and the Physician Assistant program. Read

College news

Perfect pass rates for UDM PA and Nurse Anesthesia graduates on their certification exams; CHP faculty promotions and tenure. Read

Save the Date

Presidential Inauguration of
Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.
Friday, April 13, 2012
For details, visit
the inauguration site.

New alumni benefit

UDM has connected with Quicken Loans to offer UDM alumni the opportunity to receive $500 at closing on a new or refinanced mortgage. For details, call 866-378-6088 or visit the Quicken Loans UDM page.

Shopping for UDM graduates?

UDM has the perfect gift. We have U of D and Mercy College of Detroit alumni t-shirts and U of D alumni ties. Find the order form on Community. Also, stop by the UDM Bookstore in the Student Center on the McNichols Campus for dozens of gift ideas.

Make the call to be included in the UDM Alumni Directory!

Over the next couple of months, Publishing Concepts, Inc. will contact UDM alumni via mail, email and phone to request your updated information for the UDM Alumni Directory, published every five years. The University thanks you in advance for your participation. For more about the directory project, visit the Online Community.

"Detroit is AWESOME, baby!"

UDM will honor  former Titan basketball coach Dick Vitale, on Monday, Dec. 5, with a 6:15 p.m. dedication and naming of the Dick Vitale Court in Calihan Hall. Join the celebration and see the Titan men’s basketball team take on St. John’s in a nationally televised 7 p.m. game. Purchase tickets today by visiting DetroitTitans.com or by calling 313-993-1700.