On October 14, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy capped off a day of campaigning with a brief appearance in front of the Michigan Union. It was well after midnight. The presidential election was just three weeks away, and the race was tight, but Kennedy was upbeat.
The executive director of the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital talks about the challenges of treating kids.
Long before he came to Michigan, Heikki Tala, DDS, PhD, MPH '72, worked as a school dentist in rural Finland. The job, he says, "was more like slaughter" than dentistry, because he spent so much time pulling rotting teeth from children's mouths.
Because there's no real winter in Africa, influenza threatens much of the continent year-round. Yet researchers don't fully understand how the disease works in Africa.
With more than a million frequent-flyer miles to his credit, Kofi Gyan arguably lives not in the United States or his native Ghana--the two countries where he spends most of his time--but somewhere in the air between them.
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