Overview

Clinical and translational training has never been more exciting or accessible than it is today at the University of Michigan. The mission of MICHR's Education & Mentoring program is to provide engaging and effective multidisciplinary education, career development, and mentoring programs aimed at increasing the number of high-quality clinical and translational researchers across a broad career continuum.


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Education

MICHR offers a variety of training programs and courses to all members involved in research teams. Degree and certificate programs in clinical and translational research, courses, workshops, and seminars are available to students, faculty, and staff.  View a summary of educational workshop offeringsmore detailed information about upcoming events.

 

 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

MICHR programs offer students, clinicians, and scientists a way to develop and enhance their careers as clinical and translational researchers. Post-doctoral career development programs, individual and group career development meetings, and research specialty topic seminars are available to clinical and basic science faculty and post-doctoral trainees.

Mentoring

Mentoring remains a challenging yet rewarding part of the educational process. MICHR provides a number of workshops and other experiences to students, faculty, and staff to help create, strengthen, and maintain mentor-mentee relationships.


Clinical & Health Mentors Recognized for Outstanding Support of Students and Fellows

The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 MICHR Distinguished Clinical and Translational Research Mentor Award. The award was established last year to recognize and honor the efforts and accomplishments of U-M faculty members who demonstrate consistent, high quality research and career mentoring in areas of clinical and translational health research. 

Out of a very competitive field of remarkable and generous research leaders, each of whom contributes enormously to the research environment at U-M, MICHR selected nine individuals who meet the highest standard for clinical and translational research mentorship, including a demonstrated commitment to fostering the intellectual, creative, scholarly, and professional growth of their students, fellows, and trainees in clinical and translational research. 

The pool of 30 nominees represented a diverse group of U-M schools, including Nursing, Social Work, Dentistry, Public Health, LS&A, Pharmacy, and Medicine. Awards were presented at the 2013 Research Education Symposium on March 15. 

According to the NIH, having a good mentor is critical to every promising scientist, James O. Woolliscroft, Dean of the U-M Medical School, said at the symposium. “In addition to promoting and enabling scientific inquiry, a good mentor also provides advice and guidance to tackle the myriad of challenges that we all have faced in the development of our careers such as the balance of work and home life, working with collaborators and, of course, the inevitable rejection of papers and grants.” 

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For more information about our programs, email us at MICHR-EDU@umich.edu.

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STAFF LIST

 

Marilyn Lantz, DMD, PhD, MSD
Associate Director for Education, Mentoring & Career Development
Professor of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.615.6967

Fax 734.998.7228

mslantz@umich.edu

Nancy Calvin-Naylor
Administrative Program Director for Education, Mentoring & Career Development 
2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
Phone 734-763-4320
Fax 734-998-7228
nbirk@umich.edu 

For questions about postdoctoral programs contact:

Lise Anderson, MPH

Post-Doctoral Programs Designer

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.998.7212

Fax 734.998.7228

lisand@umich.edu
 

For questions about trainee and participant data contact:
Christy Byks-Jazayeri, MFA
Program Manager

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.763.1748

Fax 734.998.7228

cbyks@umich.edu 
 

For questions about online collaboration and education technology coordination contact:
Vic Divecha
Instructional Technology Designer

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.763.2754

Fax 734.998.7228

rdivecha@umich.edu  
 

For questions about summer and pre-doctoral programs contact:

Brenda Eakin, MS

Pre-Doctoral Programs Designer

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.763.1750

Fax 734.998.7228

beakin@umich.edu

Lee Anne Gasche 

For questions about Education events and workshops contact:

Lee Anne Gasche

Events Coordinator

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.998.6428

Fax 734.998.7348

lgasche@umich.edu

 

For questions about study coordinator programs contact:

Delia Graham

Study Coordinator Educator

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.763.1750

Fax 734.998.7348

dngraham@umich.edu

  For questions about the educational program of the Michigan Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Research Core contact:
Misty Gravelin
Program Manager
2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48190-2800
Phone 734.998.7240
Fax 734.998.7228
gravelim@umich.edu
 

For questions about program admissions contact:

Shannon Marshall, MS

Student Services Specialist

2800 Plymouth Road, Building 400

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

Phone 734.763.1711

Fax 734.998.7228

marshsm@umich.edu

 

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