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Thursday, November 20
   Oakland University hosting women's health fair this weekend (Oakland Press)

Thursday, November 13
   Oakland University students build diabetes app, TypeOneTwo (MetroMode)

Friday, October 3
   OU Medical School to host bone marrow and organ donor drive (
   OUWB to host organ and bone marrow drive Oct. 6-8 (Automation Alley)

Friday, September 5
   Hospital merger under Beaumont name OK’d (C&G Newspapers)

Thursday, August 7
   OU nursing faculty prepare middle schoolers for a career in medicine (Oakland Press)

Friday, May 6, 2014
   Student Still In Med School Making Difference In Fight Against Stroke (WWJ-CBS)

Friday, March 21, 2014
   Beaumont, Oakwood, Botsford may merge (C&G Newspapers)
   CEO: Affordable Care Act A Factor, Not Overriding Issue For Hospital Merger Consideration (CBS-Detroit)
   Beaumont to merge with Oakwood, Botsford (Oakland Press)

Monday, Oct. 30, 2013
Oakland University’s new Human Health Building becomes first LEED Platinum university building in Michigan (Biz Wire Express)
Oakland University’s new Human Health Building becomes first LEED Platinum university building in Michigan (Digital Journal)

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013
MIU health event at Ford Field Sept. 21 (My Fox Detroit)

Friday, June 14, 2013
Oakland University hosts 'Music with Heart' concert for Beaumont Hospital (Oakland Press)
Beaumont Hospital remembers chairman of Orthopedic Surgery (Oakland Press)

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Business briefing May 8: Home health care provider receives loan from Mercantile Capital Corporation; OU presents issues for healthcare providers (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, April 29, 2013
OU conference focuses on changes in health-care industry (Oakland Press)

Monday, April 1, 2013
Central Michigan University's Saginaw medical campus to cost $46.5 million (MLive)

Sunday, March 24, 2013
Will a Henry Ford-Beaumont megamerger be a benefit to community? (Free Press)

Friday, March 22, 2013
New medical school programs help students battle burnout (US News & World Report)

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Squeeze looms for doctors (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Dollars for Docs (Oakland Press)

Monday, March 11, 2013
Recession helped Beaumont set course, says longtime trustee (Crain's)

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Pregnant in Medical School (NY Times)

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
Central Michigan University medical school reaches 80 percent of $25 million fundraising goal (MLive)

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Minigrants awarded in Oakland County to promote health and wellness (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
Health Law Pinches Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012
The Unsung heroes of medicine (

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012
Oakland University's Riverview Institute is providing skilled LPNs (Oakland Press)

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
Med school deans: Don't cut funds for health system (Detroit News)
Beaumont Hospital in Troy reveals new inpatient rehabilitation unit (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012
Congress' action puts Nigerian closer to medical school dream (Free Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012
Beaumont Health System debuts $8.6 million heart center (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012
Chairwoman named at med school (Free Press)

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
How Obamacare health reform could affect faculty at colleges and universities (MLive)

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012
Much will change, but systems would keep own names (Crain's)

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
WIlliam Beaumont Health System merger with Henry Ford system (News compilation)

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
Beaumont to announce merger talks with Henry Ford system (Detroit News)
Henry Ford, Beaumont Health systems to announce merger talks in blockbuster deal (Free Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
Oakland University: At rec center, employees find nothing's for fee (Michigan's Healthiest Employers)

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
Finding the right hires is among biggest hurdles for WMU School of Medicine, dean says (MLive)

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012
Western Mich. med school breaks ground (Detroit News)
Curriculum and best-practices are behind the design of new WMU School of Medicine (MLive)

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012
Western Michigan University to break ground on medical school renovations Friday (MLive)
Western Michigan University to break ground on medical school renovations Friday (MLive)

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
CMU College of Medicine designs unveiled (Daily News)

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012
OU's new health building opens (Oakland Press)
OU health building to help with future health care needs (C and G News)

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012
WMU School of Medicine renovation plans begin taking form; WMU seeks state dollars for improvements (MLive)

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
CMU receives approval from Higher Learning Commission to grant doctor of medicine degrees (MLive)

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012
Help Your College Student Stay Healthy Away from  Home (Sci-Tech Today)

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2012
Why the Doctor Can't See You (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012
GPI collaborates on Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy (Red Orbit)

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law (NY Times)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
WMU School of Medicine operations taking form; trustees approve borrowing up to $30 million for downtown building (MLive)

Friday, July 20, 2012
Doctor Pay and Social Priorities (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Central Michigan University official discusses ways to solve doctor shortage in rural Michigan (MLive)

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies officially merged into WMU School of Medicine (MLive)
Increasing demand in health care prompts EMU to add physician assistant master's program (Ann

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Health care jobs driving Michigan (Detroit News)

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Beaumont's success fuels medical brain drain (Bridge)
Michigan gets med-school boom, doctor bust (Bridge)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Where are the doctors? (USA Today)

Friday, April 20, 2012
U-M planning neurosciences hospital (Detroit News)
Old children's hospital at U-M to add adult rooms (Free Press)

Monday, April 16, 2012
All the world isn't a stage, but some med classes are (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, April 13, 2012
Pontiac nurse a runner-up for Nightingale Award for nursing excellence (Oakland Press)

Thursday, April 5, 2012
MSU medical school Dean Marsha Rappley elected to lead national council of deans (MLive)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Medical College Admission Test is expanding its scope (USA Today)
College Tests Get New ID Standards (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 22, 2012
As need for nurses increases, more men the the profession (Kaiser Health News)

Monday, March 5, 2012
Beaumont recruits for new chiefs (Crain's)

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012
CMU medical school, to open in '13, takes accreditation step (Detroit News)
Central's med school accredited (Free Press)

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012
Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies merges with Western Michigan University School of Medicine (

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012
Investments in Oakland County's Medical Main Street far surpass total of program's first 3 years (Crain's)

Monday, Jan. 16, 2012
Medical schools seeking more body donations (Detroit News)

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012
The Virtual Anatomy, Ready for Dissection (NY Times)

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012
Blues, hospital reach contract (Detroit News)
Beaumont, Blues reach 5-year deal (Free Press)
Beaumont, Blue Cross settle payment dispute (Oakland Press)

Health and Life Sciences 2011

Tuesday, Dec. 27
These patients act sick for med students (Free Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 13
Beaumont ends contract with for-profit oncology group (Crain's)
Kalamazoo, Flint set to benefit from WMU, MSU med school plans (Crain's)

Thursday, Dec. 1
Patients caught in middle of Beaumont-Blue Cross dispute (Free Press)

Tuesday, Nov. 22
Almost finished (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 4
High-tech healing (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 3
Not enough doctors (Free Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 2
U-M shows off new hospital (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Nov. 1
Oakland expands base in life sciences, medicine (Detroit News)

Friday, Oct. 28
A new school of medicine (X-ology)
Healing hands (X-ology)
Beaumont asking patients to help settle Blue Cross dispute (Oakland Press)
Ad heats up hospital dispute (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Oct. 25
Saginaw radiology group donates $100,000 to CMU medical school (

Friday, Oct. 21
Trustees renew authorization to proceed with medical school (WMU News)

Wednesday, Oct. 19
WSU med site gets tax break (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Oct. 18
MEGA board OKs tax break for WSU medical office building (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Sept. 28
Health care workers make for confident consumers (Marketplace - NPR)

Thursday, Sept. 1
Open for business: New medical school launches its first class with compassionate goals (Jewish News)

Friday, Aug. 28
Growing interest in life sciences (Free Press)
Medical Main Street has healthy start in Oakland (Free Press)

Thursday, Aug. 25
Med school no place for feds (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Aug. 16
OUWB Medical Students Welcomed to Medicine at White Coat Ceremony (Health Care Weekly)

Monday, Aug. 15
Pawleys give $738,000 to OU/Beaumont med school (Crain's)
Oakland U & Beaumont Welcome First Class Med Students (Troy-Somerset Gazette)

Friday, Aug. 12
OU medical school promises growth (Oakland Press)
Pawleys donate $738,000 to OU medical school (Oakland Press)
Med school donation (Free Press)
Patterson: Medical school will reverse 'brain drain' (Oakland Press)
Pawley Family Makes $738,000 Estate Gift to OU Medical School (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Medical schools only part of cure (Detroit News)
School of Medicine welcomes first students (C & G Newspapers)

Tuesday, Aug. 9
1st step for doctors (Free Press)
OU opens med school (Oakland Press)
Oakland University opens new medical school (Michigan Radio)

Monday, Aug. 8
Oakland University medical school opens its doors (Crain's)
For 50 Future Doctors, OU's Medical School Story Began Monday (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Friday, Aug. 5
Oakland Univ. set to open med school (Detroit News)
Beaumont is committed to medical school mission (Detroit News)

Thursday, Aug. 4
Schostak family makes $1M pledge to OU med school (Oakland Press)
OU med school gets $1M pledge (Free Press)
New Oakland medical school gets $1M gift (Detroit News)
Schostak Family Philanthropic Foundation pledges $1 million to new Oakland University medical school (Crain's)

Tuesday, July 26
U-M's new stem cell lines don't use embryos (Detroit News)
U-M refines approach to stem cell research (Free Press)

Friday, July 22
We Can't Afford to Train Fewer Doctors (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, July 10
Funding, curriculum keys to Western Michigan University medical school (

Sunday, June 5
Should a medical education be free? (New York Times)

Monday, April 11
3 new schools no M.D. cure-all Crain's)

Friday, March 25
MSU to end med training in Kalamazoo (Associated Press)

Thursday, March 24
Editorial: Thanks a million – $100 million - for gift to Western Michigan University (M-live)

Tuesday, March 22
Historic moment: WMU receives $100 million cash gift for medical school (M-live)

Wednesday, March 16
Getting Docs to Use PCs (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, March 4
Michigan's newest medical school and a hospital in Israel's Central Galilee make plans to grow together (Jewish News)

Monday, Nov. 22
Hospitals, doctors and patients try to cut radiation from CT scans (Free Press)

Monday, Nov. 15
Game-Changer (D-Business)

Monday, Nov. 8
UM aim: Set pace in year of health care mergers (Crain's)

Monday, Sept. 13
Tailored to get results (Crain's)

Friday, July 31
Healthy Attitudes (Corp!)

Tuesday, July 6
OU has new way of training doctors (Free Press)

Friday, April 23
MichBio CEO Seeks a More Unified Vision for State's Biosciences Industry (Marketwire)
Oakland U gets $2.8M grant (Grand Rapids Press)
United States: Oakland U goes green with $2.7M geothermal project (TendersInfo)
Life Sciences; Research conducted at Oakland University, Chemistry Department has provided new information about life sciences (Drug Week)

Tuesday, April 13
Medical Schools Can't Keep Up (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, April 9
Oakland University gets $2.8M U.S. grant for health building (Oakland Press)
OU to build new health building (Free Press)

Sunday, Feb. 28
Beaumont CEO retiring (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Feb. 24
Beaumont Hospitals leadership to change (Detroit News)
Beaumont's CEO to retire; COO named to replace him (Free Press)
MSU opens medical facility at Macomb college (Detroit News)

Monday, Feb. 15
Relationship, focus on principles achieved WSU-DMC contracts (Crain's)

Thursday, Feb. 11
WSU medical school, DMC will continue care of poor (Free Press)
WSU, Detroit Medical Center sign new deal (Free Press)
OU medical school earns accreditation (C & G)

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Op-ed:OU medical school holds great promise for county (Oakland Press)

Monday, Feb. 8
Crain's medical school brief (Crain's)

Saturday, Feb. 6
Medical school could give shot in arm (Detroit News)
Life sciences boost cited (Detroit News)

Thursday, Feb. 4
OU medical school on track to start classes in August 2011 (Oakland Press)
OU's Beaumont medical school clears a hurdle (Free Press)

Wednesday, Feb. 3
Oakland U. med school closer to opening (Free Press)
Oakland U. med school on way to accreditation (Detroit News)
Groundbreaking set for medical school (Mount Pleasant Morning Sun)

Tuesday, Feb. 2
OU-Beaumont medical school gets preliminary accreditation (Crain's)
Oakland Beaumont med school OK'd to open in 2011 (WWJ)
Oakland Beaumont med school OK'd to open in 2011 (Flint Journal, Kalamazoo Gazette, Grand Rapids Press)

Tuesday, Jan. 5
How to Fix the Doctor Shortage (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Jan. 3
Hospitals affiliated with Harvard limit outside pay (New York Times)

Health and Life Sciences 2010

Wednesday, Dec. 30
Op-ed: Don't build new medical schools (Detroit News)

Friday, Dec. 18
WSU, Henry Ford to add to research training plan (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 16
CMU med school, hospital sign affiliation deal (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 15
Op-ed: Programs try to deal with nursing shortage (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Rebuttal: Stop college nursing mission creep (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 1
Lansing looks to revive nurse program (Crain's)

Thursday, Nov. 5
The coming shortage of doctors (Wall Street Journal)
How to size up college health coverage (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Nov. 3
Western Michigan University commits to planning a medical school (Kalamazoo Gazette)
OK given for a WMU medical school dean (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 31
New institute at OU will provide nurses for hospital (Oakland Press)

Friday, Oct. 30
Oakland University to offer nursing program at former St. John Riverview Hospital (Crain's)

Tuesday, Oct. 13
University-private ventures can address nurse shortage (Detroit News)

Sunday, Oct. 11
OU nursing class has reunion (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Oct. 1
Beaumont to lay off 425 (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 30
Henry Ford, WSU plan research site (Free Press)
Health system, WSU to partner (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Sept. 29
Leader to check out of Beaumont (Detroit News)

Monday, Sept. 28
Beaumont cuts 353 jobs (Crain's)

Thursday, Sept. 24
Layoffs loom at Beaumont (Detroit News)

August 31, 2009
Oakland University takes next step toward new med school (Crain's)

August 30, 2009
Beaumont opens medical center (Oakland Press)

August 13, 2009
OU plans for med school accredition (Detroit News)

August 12, 2009
Beaumont recruiting overweight kids for aid, study (AP)
Oakland University Beaumont Medical School files preliminary accrediation application (Crain's)
Dillon plan walks fine line (Detroit News)
Op-Ed: State lawmakers, educators need to help Michigan get its share of billions in education grants (Detroit News)

August 8, 2009
WMU considers medical school; program would respond to demand for doctors (AP)

August 7, 2009
Central Michigan seeks OK for new medical school (AP)
CMU applies to establish a med school (Detroit News)

August 5, 2009
Hospitals cut off building projects (Detroit News)

July 24, 2009
OU board OK's plans for nursing, sciences facility (Detroit News)

July 23, 2009
Beaumont hospitals included on 'best' lists (Oakland Press)

July 21, 2009
Beaumont opens $58M facility (Oakland Press)

July 16, 2009
OU plans new health sciences building (Rochester Post)
Oakland U greenlights new human health building (MetroMode)
OU plans new health sciences building (C&G News)

July 12, 2009
OU's School of Nursing to host conference on career options (Oakland Press)

July 8, 2009
Oakland University plans $62 million human health building (Oakland Business)
OU Board approves new Human Health Building (Oakland Press)

July 2, 2009
MSU med students branch out (Detroit News)

June 24, 2009

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
OU on an impressive march into the future (Oakland Press)

Thursday, April 9, 2009
Medical school appoints officials (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008
OU plans health care, research hub (Detroit News)

Friday, Nov. 14, 2008
Medical school boom sparks concern (Detroit News)

Monday, Sept. 28, 2008
Skills differ for finalists to head OU med school (Free Press)

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008
New OU medical school is stirring excitement (Oakland Press)

Monday, Aug. 18, 2008
OU names founding dean of medical school (Suburban Lifestyles)

Friday, Aug. 1, 2008
OU names founding dean of medical school (Oakland Press)
Oakland U. picks dean for med school with Beaumont (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Beaumont, Oakland University jump-start plans for med school (Free Press)
OU med school faces obstacles (Free Press)

Monday, May 26, 2008
Beaumont Hospitals has healthy ambition (Detroit News)

Monday, March 3, 2008
Choosing deans of medical school (Crain's)

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008
County ready to lead state to prosperity, Patterson says (Rochester Post)

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Once-quiet college aims for the big time (Detroit News)

Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Medical school enrollment reaches record high (Free Press)

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Metro hospitals told to cooperate (Free Press)

Thursday, July 12, 2007
Talk swirls over school of medicine (Saginaw News)

Thursday, May 31, 2007
Rx for doc shortage: Infusion of grads (Oakland Business Review)

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Doctor, doctor...give me the news (Ann Arbor News)

Thursday, May 17, 2007
Med school building cure for doc shortage (Michigan Press Reading Service)

Thursday, May 3, 2007
Forecast: Oakland labor shortage ahead (Michigan Press Reading Service)

Sunday, April 29, 2007
OU medical school will be a ray of sunshine for the area (Oakland Press)

Friday, April 20, 2007
Panel looks at med school cooperation (Detroit News)

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Foundation donates $100K to Oakland U. for medical school (Oakland Press)
Oakland U, Beaumont Plan New Medical School (Troy Somerset Gazette)

Monday, April 16, 2007
Oakland University to open county's first medical school (JRC News Service)
New Med School by 2010 (Health Care Weekly Review)

Friday, April 13, 2007
MSU med school sparks turf war (Detroit News)

Thursday, April 12, 2007
OU, Beaumont partner to build medical school (Rochester Post)
New med school billed as economy healer (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Beaumont, Oakland partner to build medical school (Crain's)

Monday, April 9, 2007
Med school a boost (Crain's)
Mich. medical school planned (Michigan Press Reading Service)
No funding yet for new med school (Crain's)

Sunday, April 8, 2007
OU, Beaumont team for medical school (Observer and Eccentric)

Saturday, April 7, 2007
Beaumont-OU pact boosts Macomb's bid for med school (Macomb Daily)
OU, Beaumont find partnership logical (Detroit News)
Suburban Detroit hospital, Oakland U. plan new medical school (Michigan Press Reading Service)
Oakland planning medical school (Michigan Press Reading Service)

Friday, April 6, 2007
Oakland University, Beaumont combine to create medical school (Journal Register)
Life sciences: Med school planned by Beaumont, Oakland U (Great Lakes IT Report)
Medical school to boost OU's status (Free Press)
Medical: Hospital, school join forces (Daily Tribune)
Plan: Oakland U. to build med school with Beaumont (Free Press)
OU to open county's first medical school (Oakland Press)
Oakland U. to open medical school (Detroit News)
New medical school in the works (Michigan Press Reading Service)

Thursday, March 29, 2007
OU makes its case to host new medical school (Free Press)