Craig McCool

As communications manager for Global REACH at the University of Michigan Medical School, McCool shares stories about U-M students and faculty involved in international global health work. He is also the copy editor of the national Journal of Healthcare Administration Education. Prior to joining U-M, Craig was a communications manager at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas and has an extensive background in both newspapers and corporate communications.

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Long in decline, maternal mortality rate trends have stalled in recent years
After decades of falling global maternal mortality rates, has the momentum evaporated? A new WHO report suggests just that, and Michigan Medicine researchers are urging their peers not to take their collective eye off the ball.
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Advising China's first Olympic medevac program
How Beijing's emergency air service operations worked with the Survival Flight team before the start of games.
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COVID-19 Becomes Focus of Medical Student’s CNN Internship
For Gina Yu, her initial exposure to the pandemic wasn’t from the bedside, but from within the media news storm.
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During Pandemic, Medical Students Volunteer to Ensure No One Dies Alone
Students adapt and reintroduce a bedside program that brings comfort to patients who find themselves alone at the end of their lives.
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How Quickly Does Coronavirus Spread?
Modeling emerging diseases like COVID-19 can be difficult and potentially inaccurate with traditional reporting methods alone. One U-M researcher has been using her expertise in forecasting epidemiological trends to collaborate with researchers in China t
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Curbing Intimate Partner Violence
Developing a curriculum on intimate partner violence for lower-resource countries
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Expanding Diagnostic Services in Ghana Through Ride-Sharing
Some taxis in the northern part of the country will soon have new passengers: pathology samples en route to labs for testing.
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In Sight
Pop-up eye clinics bring clarity to those in need
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Pop-Up Eye Clinic in a Shipping Container Targets Underserved Communities
U-M researchers have designed an eye clinic in a shipping container. See how the ophthalmology container clinic is helping underserved regions with eye care.
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How Hospitals Can Improve Crisis Management When Tragedy Strikes
University of Michigan Doctors examine the efficiency of a hospital's disaster-preparedness program. See how 499 injuries were treated after a disastrous fire.