Jina Sawani handles communications for several departments across Michigan Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School, including gastroenterology/digestive diseases, diabetes/endocrinology, nephrology, otolaryngology and radiology. She's passionate about fostering a sense of unity and bridging gaps between cultures through the art of storytelling. Prior to joining U-M in 2017, she worked in public affairs and political communications in Washington, D.C., and Southeastern Michigan.
A multidisciplinary team at U-M has developed a VR app that simulates what it’s like to undergo an MRI. The app has the potential to alleviate patient anxiety.
An innovative, 15-year study reveals low rates of breast cancer recurrence in patients with reconstructed breast tissue, chest walls or lymph nodes.
A cutting-edge imaging strategy could significantly improve survival rates among patients at risk for liver cancer.
A federal grant has helped U-M and five other institutions launch a collaborative effort to research the common and costly complication of diabetes.