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Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.

“These honorees are internationally recognized researchers,” said MSU Provost June Pierce Youatt. “Their scholarship and contributions to their fields represent a level of engagement and accomplishment that MSU is proud to support.”

These scientists join 31 other researchers who have been named MSU Foundation Professors. Three of the latest recipients are current faculty, while two are new to the university.

“While their areas of investigation vary, they are united in one aspect: their work is having profound impacts on the world’s most challenging problems,” said Stephen Hsu, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies.

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Dr. Stacey Missmer is making significant contributions to unravelling the causes and consequences of endometriosis – a disease affecting ~10% of reproductive age women with signs and symptoms that can include debilitating chronic pain or infertility.

(NBC News) A new study of 60,000 women over nearly 30 years suggests those who were forced to endure the horrors of physical or sexual abuse as a child may be at higher risk for developing the debilitating pelvic disease endometriosis.

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resident bootcamp

MSU CHM Affiliated Obstetrics Gynecology Residency Network (AOGRN) held an outstanding annual incoming Resident Boot Camp on July 20-21 at the MSU Kellogg Center in East Lansing, Mi. The four affiliated residencies include Hurley Health System, Providence-St. John Health System, Sparrow Health and Spectrum Health and represents 84 total residents. The boot camp delved into several popular topics for the 21 incoming residents by departmental faculty that included.