Large Kellogg Eye Center study shows cases of herpes zoster ophthalmicus tripled in 12 year time span, highest among older adults
Shantell M. Kirkendoll
Shantell M. Kirkendoll is the senior communication representative for the University of Michigan Health System. She leverages social media and media relations to tell compelling stories about research and health care. She was a Knight Journalism Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and joined the University of Michigan Health System in 2009. Prior to that she was a print journalist for 20 years.
The FDA is working to better understand if there is a definitive association between a cancer of the immune system and the use of breast implants.
A Kellogg Eye Center study finds great promise in corneal transplants for patients who suffer shingles and develop subsequent vision-limiting corneal scarring.
Advances in gene therapy are yielding new options for treating inherited retinal degenerations, giving specialists new tools — and new hope for patients and families.
Nearly one-third of younger women without a known cancer risk receive the screening before breast reduction surgery, a test that can do more harm than good.
A popular type of data collection is helping Kellogg providers make visits more meaningful for patients and reduce wait times.