A group of female rehabilitation psychologists with disabilities highlight the need for clinicians, educators and disability allies to normalize the word “disability.”
Kylie Urban is a senior public relations representative for Michigan Medicine where she provides external communications and media relations consult for Michigan Medicine’s musculoskeletal care areas, including the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center, orthopaedics, physical medicine & rehabilitation and rheumatology, as well as emergency medicine. 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 her career thus far working in healthcare communications.
Researchers identified two novel genes that affect bone-formation cells relevant to fractures and osteoporosis; understanding these genes could lead to more effective treatments.
Examining the autoimmune disease at the molecular level led researchers to a specific molecule that could be contributing to the disease progression in patients.
Orthopaedic surgeons sometimes use the procedure for patients missing a portion of bone. U-M researchers are working on ways to improve the technique.
A statewide collaborative is identifying ways to improve patient care for hip and knee replacements through quality improvement projects.