Be Extraordinary

Most days include many ordinary activities. For me, I wake up, hop on the elliptical, shower and indulge in a coffee with cream. I drive to work, park, walk to Med Sci 1 and take the stairs to the 7th floor. Since I am usually the first person in the office, I unlock the door, turn on the lights, pour a hot tea and start my day. Continue reading

Welcome Quinta Vreede to new UMHS leadership role

I am pleased to welcome Quinta Vreede as the newest member of my team. Effective May 17, Quinta will be the Health Systems Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff in the Office of the EVPMA, replacing Paula Greeno who leaves in June.

As Chief of Staff, Quinta will provide leadership for the administrative and operational activities for the office of the EVPMA. As Chief Administrative Officer, she will provide leadership and administrative oversight for the offices of Compliance, Government Relations and Public Relations & Marketing Communications. Continue reading

Deadline extended for MHealthy Rewards health questionnaire

Dear Colleagues,

Based on faculty and staff feedback, we have extended the deadline for completion of the MHealthy Rewards health questionnaire to Friday, May 7. If you have not yet completed the questionnaire, it is the first step to take in the MHealthy Rewards process that allows benefits-eligible faculty and staff to receive a $100 (before taxes) incentive for participating in two healthy activities in 2010. The questionnaire should take less than 15 minutes to complete, and you will receive an instant personal health report and information about the wide array of eligible activities that qualify toward your reward. Continue reading