Kylie O’Brien covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
A new study finds smokers who haven’t been diagnosed with COPD may still experience COPD-like symptoms. This begs the question: Should the diagnostic requirements for COPD change?
Does geography affect your likelihood of calling an ambulance after a stroke? A new U-M study says patients’ profiles might matter more than the demographics of their neighborhood.