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The U-M Survival Flight team — made up of Ted Adelmann and Paul Munger, both flight nurse specialists — recently won its third consecutive METI Cup for critical care skills. Adelmann and Munger displayed response skills on state-of-the-art patient simulators during the annual competition held during the Air Medical Transport Conference in San Jose. Fifteen teams competed in the competition hosted by Medical Education Technologies Inc. Survival Flight provides services to the 48 continental states plus Canada and Mexico to transport critically ill or injured patients and support the Transplant Center's organ procurement team in its efforts to provide over 400 lifesaving transplants each year. Survival Flight flies more than 160,000 miles annually and has flown more than 4 million miles in the past 26 years. For more information about Survival Flight go to

Wendy Uhlmann, clinical assistant professor of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics, and genetic counselor/clinic coordinator, Medical Genetics Clinic, on Nov. 14 received the National Society of Genetic Counselors Outstanding Volunteer Award in recognition of outstanding achievement and leadership. The award was presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Conference in Atlanta.


James Ashton-Miller has been elected an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow for his outstanding research and scholarship, which has increased understanding of human spinal disorders, mobility problems of older adults, and issues related to women's health and orthopedic sports medicine.




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