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Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled CitiesDavid Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engin
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled Cities
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 minutes ago
David Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engineering degree from the University of Michigan to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. After a successful career at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, Tarver went on to start... Read more
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The News-Times
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled CitiesDavid Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engin
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled Cities
The News-Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
David Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engineering degree from the University of Michigan to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. After a successful career at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, Tarver went on to start... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled CitiesDavid Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engin
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled Cities
Stamford Advocate / Posted 40 minutes ago
David Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engineering degree from the University of Michigan to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. After a successful career at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, Tarver went on to start... Read more
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MLive.com
A year later, life of Detroit's walking man still changingTROY, MI - Bill Laitner of the Detroit Free Press updated the story of James Ro
A year later, life of Detroit's walking man still changing
MLive.com / Posted 5 hours ago
TROY, MI - Bill Laitner of the Detroit Free Press updated the story of James Robertson, the man who a year ago told of his daily 21-mile commute to and from work, a majority of which he traveled on foot. He's doing OK, according to the report.... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
HealthRise expects to hit revenue highsDavid Farbman: All about “ infused management.” For HealthRise Solutions, 2016
HealthRise expects to hit revenue highs
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 hours ago
David Farbman: All about “ infused management.” For HealthRise Solutions, 2016 is expected to be a breakthrough year, followed by a breakout year in 2017, said CEO David Farbman. The Southfield-based firm, which focuses on helping hospitals improve... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
With changing job climate, employers will need to break with tradition to find new hiresAs boomers retire, employers need to break with tradition to find new hiresComm
With changing job climate, employers will need to break with tradition to find new hires
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 hours ago
As boomers retire, employers need to break with tradition to find new hiresCommentsEmailPrint With the talent gap continuing to widen, second-stage businesses... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Mental health board reverses CEO's ending of ICA contractThe board of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority has voted 7-2 to reverse
Mental health board reverses CEO's ending of ICA contract
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 hours ago
The board of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority has voted 7-2 to reverse a decision by CEO Tom Watkins, who in December terminated a contract with Integrated Care Alliance, a Detroit-based developmental disability provider agency, over breach... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Teamsters pension crisis driving deep cuts for retireesA plan to slash pensions for retired Teamsters has activists warning a dangerou
Teamsters pension crisis driving deep cuts for retirees
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
A plan to slash pensions for retired Teamsters has activists warning a dangerous precedent could be set for other plans. Angry Teamsters are expected in Detroit to protest cuts of 50% or higher. Listen to distraught Teamsters retirees, and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist sizeA year ago, the Free Press told about then Detroiter James Robertson "the Walki
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist size
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
A year ago, the Free Press told about then Detroiter James Robertson "the Walking Man," who trudged 21 miles a day round trip to work. How's he doing now? Like a lottery winner, his life changed almost overnight: From commuting 21 miles a day on... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Livonia man talks about grief in new TV series on deathMichael Kovalcheck wants to convey a message of hope through his appearance in
Livonia man talks about grief in new TV series on death
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
Michael Kovalcheck wants to convey a message of hope through his appearance in the new documentary television series, “Embrace of Dying: How we deal with the end of life.” The show, which starts Monday, Feb. 8 on WTVS Detroit Public Television, is... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit ShipYard moving forward on shipping container food, beer hallDETROIT - Jonathon Hartzell said he expects to have officially purchased the Ca
Detroit ShipYard moving forward on shipping container food, beer hall
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
DETROIT - Jonathon Hartzell said he expects to have officially purchased the Cass Corridor land for his Detroit ShipYard shipping container restaurant collective by the end of February. Once the land sale is finalized, the 7,500-square-foot space... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
GOP governors aim to fix struggling citiesPHILADELPHIA — The Republican refrain is that the best government is a small go
GOP governors aim to fix struggling cities
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
PHILADELPHIA — The Republican refrain is that the best government is a small government, and that it shouldn’t meddle in local affairs. Except when cities in Republican-ruled states are in trouble. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is pushing for a... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled CitiesDavid Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engin
Entrepreneurship Pioneer Seeks Solutions for Flint and Other Troubled Cities
Entrpreneur / Posted yesterday
David Tarver grew up in Flint, Michigan. He left after graduating with an engineering degree from the University of Michigan to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. After a successful career at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, Tarver went on to start... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Susan Burns to return to Wayne State to lead foundation, development, alumni affairsSt. John Providence Foundations president to succeed Chacona JohnsonCommentsEma
Susan Burns to return to Wayne State to lead foundation, development, alumni affairs
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
St. John Providence Foundations president to succeed Chacona JohnsonCommentsEmailPrint St. John Providence Foundations President Susan Burns will return to Wayne... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Zika virus a trending topic on social media platformsNew York: The Zika virus was a trending topic on several social media platform
Zika virus a trending topic on social media platforms
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
New York: The Zika virus was a trending topic on several social media platforms on Wednesday, with users expressing concern over travel plans. Zika was trending on Facebook in the early afternoon, with 100,000 users discussing it. According to... Read more
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MLive.com
How downtown Detroit has transformed since the Super Bowl 10 years agoDETROIT, MI — Ask anyone outside of Detroit what is changing in the city's down
How downtown Detroit has transformed since the Super Bowl 10 years ago
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
DETROIT, MI — Ask anyone outside of Detroit what is changing in the city's downtown, and the most obvious answers convey developments that make Michigan's largest central business district appealing to the most casual visitor. Midtown. Major new... Read more
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The State News
For DREAMers, path to education can be filled with roadblocksBe it financial hardship or bureaucratic technicalities, for undocumented MSU d
For DREAMers, path to education can be filled with roadblocks
The State News / Posted 3 days ago
Be it financial hardship or bureaucratic technicalities, for undocumented MSU doctoral students Osvaldo Sandoval and Jose Badillo Carlos, routine tasks can require monumental effort because they lack American citizenship. Each effort is performed... Read more
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Reuters
Zika virus a trending topic on social media platformsThe larvae of Aedes aegypti mosquito are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campi
Zika virus a trending topic on social media platforms
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
The larvae of Aedes aegypti mosquito are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016. NEW YORK The Zika virus was a trending topic on several social media platforms on Wednesday, with users expressing concern over travel... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zika virus a trending topic on social media platformsNEW YORK: The Zika virus was a trending topic on several social media platforms
Zika virus a trending topic on social media platforms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK: The Zika virus was a trending topic on several social media platforms on Wednesday, with users expressing concern over travel plans. Zika was trending on Facebook in the early afternoon, with 100,000 users discussing it. According to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sugar Man: still sweet on musicLatoya Newman HE walks into the interview room. Signature black leather boots,
Sugar Man: still sweet on music
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Latoya Newman HE walks into the interview room. Signature black leather boots, black pants, black jacket with a gold embroidered trim and, of course, the dark rock star glasses. My heart races as the reality sets in: I’m about to interview the... Read more
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Yahoo News
FBI joins probe of Flint, Michigan's lead contaminated water Now I Get It: The Flint water crisis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bure
FBI joins probe of Flint, Michigan's lead contaminated water
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
Now I Get It: The Flint water crisis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday it was joining a criminal investigation of lead-contaminated drinking water... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Pluripotent stem cells could serve as valuable model for understanding Andersen's syndromeSuccessful reprogramming of muscle cells derived from biopsies of patients with
Pluripotent stem cells could serve as valuable model for understanding Andersen's syndrome
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Successful reprogramming of muscle cells derived from biopsies of patients with Andersen's syndrome (AS) led to the formation of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells that can serve as a valuable model for understanding the cause of this rare disorder... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Wayne State medical school grads voted fourth in nation in patient ranking'Our graduates ...have honed their skills in urban clinical excellence in Detro
Wayne State medical school grads voted fourth in nation in patient ranking
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 days ago
'Our graduates ...have honed their skills in urban clinical excellence in Detroit, skills that easily translate to excellent patient care no matter where they practice,' says Jack D. Sobel, M.D., dean of the WSU School of Medicine. Physicians... Read more
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News.com.au
FBI investigates US water contamination The FBI has joined a criminal investigation into lead contaminated drinking w
FBI investigates US water contamination
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
The FBI has joined a criminal investigation into lead contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan, exploring whether any laws were broken in a crisis that has captured international attention. Federal... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
FBI joins Flint water-contamination investigationThe FBI is joining a criminal investigation into lead contaminated drinking wat
FBI joins Flint water-contamination investigation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The FBI is joining a criminal investigation into lead contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan, exploring whether any laws were broken in a crisis that has captured international attention. Federal prosecutors in Michigan were working with an... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Miller seeks co. attorney postMiller, who has a practice in Calumet which includes bankruptcy, contracts, civ
Miller seeks co. attorney post
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Miller, who has a practice in Calumet which includes bankruptcy, contracts, civil and administrative litigation, among other issues, said seeking the position of Keweenaw County Prosecuting Attorney is a good opportunity for him. "I believe I'm the... Read more
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PhysOrg
A 'gap in the armor' of DNA may allow enzyme to trigger cancer-causing mutationsResearch on the effect of the enzyme APOBEC3G on DNA replication was conducted
A 'gap in the armor' of DNA may allow enzyme to trigger cancer-causing mutations
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Research on the effect of the enzyme APOBEC3G on DNA replication was conducted in the bacteria Escherichia coli. Credit: Department of Defense Research at Indiana University has identified a genetic mechanism that is likely to drive mutations that... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-areaDETROIT - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print titles
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-area
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 6 days ago
DETROIT - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print titles under a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Southeast Michigan purchasing index halts 2-month slideEmployment up as economy grows for 19th straight monthCommentsEmailPrint The S
Southeast Michigan purchasing index halts 2-month slide
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
Employment up as economy grows for 19th straight monthCommentsEmailPrint The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index ended a two-month slide in January, climbing from 54.8 in December to... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-areaDETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print t
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-area
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print titles under a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
SE Michigan purchasing index halts two-month slideEmployment up as economy grows for 19th straight monthCommentsEmailPrint The S
SE Michigan purchasing index halts two-month slide
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
Employment up as economy grows for 19th straight monthCommentsEmailPrint The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index ended a two-month slide in January, climbing from 54.8 in December to 57.1,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Wayne State project aims to digitize 59 out-of-print booksWayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund the effort, which will fo
Wayne State project aims to digitize 59 out-of-print books
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
Wayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund the effort, which will focus on Jewish and regional studies. Books are expected to be accessible by December 2017 through the websites of the Wayne State University Library System and the Wayne... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-areaDETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print t
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-area
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print titles under a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-areaDETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print t
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-area
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print titles under a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Publisher's note: Snyder protest overlooks factsLast Friday, the board of governors at Wayne State University got a big surpris
Publisher's note: Snyder protest overlooks facts
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
Last Friday, the board of governors at Wayne State University got a big surprise. A handful of protesters streamed into their meeting, angrily demanding that the university rescind its sponsorship of a Crain’s luncheon on Feb. 9. The reason? Gov.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-areaDETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print t
Effort to digitize out-of-print books about Detroit-area
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - Wayne State University Press plans to digitize 59 out-of-print titles under a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wayne State University says a $94,000 grant will fund... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Universities add programs with big data focusPhoto by Bloomberg A customer checks a Nest Labs Inc. digital thermostat. Data
Universities add programs with big data focus
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
Photo by Bloomberg A customer checks a Nest Labs Inc. digital thermostat. Data scientists gather information from such devices, and analysts — the kind avidly sought by employers after college training — are needed to perform high-powered number... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Details of arena district plansMore specifics about the arena district, from plans outlined by Olympia Develop
Details of arena district plans
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
More specifics about the arena district, from plans outlined by Olympia Development of Michigan released Sunday and from an Olympia request for proposals for residential development obtained by Crain's: There is 160,000 square feet of office space... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Building city blocks: Area around new Red Wings arena teems with planned projectsPhoto by Courtesy of Olympia Development A conceptual rendering of Woodward Squ
Building city blocks: Area around new Red Wings arena teems with planned projects
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
Photo by Courtesy of Olympia Development A conceptual rendering of Woodward Square Details of arena district plans More specifics about the arena district, from plans outlined by Olympia Development of Michigan released Sunday and from an Olympia... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Red light verdict casts harsh light on rationale for camerasDozens of red light cameras that a Tribune safety study found to be potentially
Red light verdict casts harsh light on rationale for cameras
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Dozens of red light cameras that a Tribune safety study found to be potentially dangerous were placed in low-crash intersections by a corrupt Chicago official who was taking up to $2,000 in bribes for every new camera he ordered. But most of those... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Wayne State's medical school to begin curriculum overhaul to meet accreditation rulesWayne State's curriculum doesn't meet new standards of one medical education ac
Wayne State's medical school to begin curriculum overhaul to meet accreditation rules
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 9 days ago
Wayne State's curriculum doesn't meet new standards of one medical education accreditation group, according to a memo. Wayne State University School of Medicine has begun a long-overdue overhaul of its four-year curriculum that is expected to begin... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit Digits: Jan. 29, 2015From Tom Gores raising $10 million for Flint to zero-interest loans for Detroit
Detroit Digits: Jan. 29, 2015
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 9 days ago
From Tom Gores raising $10 million for Flint to zero-interest loans for Detroiters, here's a number's driven look at this week's newsCommentsEmailPrint Photo by Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Gabriel Richard Park, just... Read more
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MLive.com
Jackson native chosen for top job at Kellogg Community CollegeBATTLE CREEK, MI – A Lumen Christi Catholic School and Jackson College alumnus
Jackson native chosen for top job at Kellogg Community College
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
BATTLE CREEK, MI – A Lumen Christi Catholic School and Jackson College alumnus is the new president of Kellogg Community College. Mark O'Connell, who had been the college's interim president since March 2015, was selected for the job by a unanimous... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroiters point to Flint crisis in opposing Marathon refinery proposalDETROIT, MI -- Repeatedly pointing to the Flint water crisis as a cautionary ta
Detroiters point to Flint crisis in opposing Marathon refinery proposal
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
DETROIT, MI -- Repeatedly pointing to the Flint water crisis as a cautionary tale of flawed environmental regulation, dozens of people at a standing-room-only public hearing Thursday night voiced opposition to proposed changes at Marathon Petroleum's... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Retiring cardiologist donates $2M to Beaumont HospitalGerald C. Timmis, M.D., of Bloomfield Hills, is creating an endowed chair at Be
Retiring cardiologist donates $2M to Beaumont Hospital
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
Gerald C. Timmis, M.D., of Bloomfield Hills, is creating an endowed chair at Beaumont Hospital in honor of his late wife, Dorothy, who died in 2004. They were married for 49 years and had six sons, one of whom, Steve Timmis, M.D., also a Beaumont... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Retiring physician donates $2M to Royal Oak hospitalROYAL OAK, Mich. - A retiring Michigan physician plans to cap off his 61-year c
Retiring physician donates $2M to Royal Oak hospital
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 days ago
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - A retiring Michigan physician plans to cap off his 61-year career in cardiology with a $2 million gift to a hospital in Royal Oak. Dr. Gerald C. Timmis of Bloomfield Hills is creating an endowed chair at Beaumont Hospital in honor... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Wayne State medical school expects higher minority student enrollment in fallPhoto by Wayne State University Wayne State University School of Medicine in De
Wayne State medical school expects higher minority student enrollment in fall
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
Photo by Wayne State University Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit is working to rebound from a report that cited infractions, including lack of recruiting sufficient minority students. Medical student diversity is headed for an... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Retiring physician donates $2M to Royal Oak hospitalROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A retiring Michigan physician plans to cap off his 61-y
Retiring physician donates $2M to Royal Oak hospital
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A retiring Michigan physician plans to cap off his 61-year career in cardiology with a $2 million gift to a hospital in Royal Oak. Dr. Gerald C. Timmis of Bloomfield Hills is creating an endowed chair at Beaumont Hospital in... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Retiring physician donates $2M to Royal Oak hospitalROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A retiring Michigan physician plans to cap off his 61-y
Retiring physician donates $2M to Royal Oak hospital
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A retiring Michigan physician plans to cap off his 61-year career in cardiology with a $2 million gift to a hospital in Royal Oak. Dr. Gerald C. Timmis of Bloomfield Hills is creating an endowed chair at Beaumont Hospital in... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Dr. Michael Henry BialikMichael grew up in the Manistee area and was a 1938 graduate of Manistee High S
Dr. Michael Henry Bialik
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Michael grew up in the Manistee area and was a 1938 graduate of Manistee High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Detroit and then went on to receive his medical degree at Wayne State University. Michael then entered... Read more
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