Tag Archives: medicine

  • Leaders and Best

    What It Meant to Me

    Alexa Canady was the first African American woman in the United States to become a neurosurgeon. Here, she shares her U-M experience and how a scholarship helped her make history.

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  • Michigan Medicine News

    Three in One: How Academic Medical Centers Came to Be

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  • Grace Eldering at her desk
    Bentley Historical Library

    The Trail Blazer

    Scientist and educator Pearl Kendrick was a lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology at U-M and changed the landscape of infectious disease to save countless lives.

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  • Scientist at Desk
    Michigan Today

    Arrowsmith’s Inspiration

    When his new novel Arrowsmith reached the nation’s bookstores in 1925, Sinclair Lewis, was already the most celebrated American writer of the day. What neither Lewis nor his publishers said was how much Arrowsmith owed to what an obscure young scientist had told Lewis about life in the medical labs of U-M.

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  • Painting of Sarah Gertrude Banks
    Medicine at Michigan

    In Her Own Right

    Sarah Gertrude Banks, one of the earliest women to graduate from the U-M Medical School, cared for patients while championing women’s suffrage.

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