Dr. Melissa Simon Honored with Presidential Award

Alliance Principal Investigator Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, ’06 GME, has received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). PAESMEM is administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). It was established by the White House in 1995.

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U-M School of Nursing to Lead National Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care

The $15 million effort, funded by the Merck Foundation, will take a multifaceted approach to improving patient-centered care, support and outcomes.

ANN ARBOR, MI. – The University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) has been selected to serve as the National Program Office (NPO) for the newly-formed Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care (Alliance). It brings together a coalition of six influential academic health centers to help improve the delivery of care for cancer patients.

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Merck Foundation Announces Six Program Grant Recipients for Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care

Alliance Aims to Reduce Disparities in Access to High-Quality Cancer Care

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Merck Foundation (Foundation), announced today the selection of the six program sites and National Program Office forming the Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care (the Alliance). With $15 million in funding from the Foundation over five years, the Alliance aims to increase timely access to patient-centered cancer care for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.

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