After being diagnosed with a rare endocrine disease, Andra Stratton was dismayed to find little information about the condition.
Kylie O’Brien covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
Opioid addiction and chronic pain are both highly prevalent in the U.S.
Crippling and unexplained back pain led one patient to U-M, where a personalized team approach helped her find relief.
At the U-M Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic, a weekly musical group is a breath of fresh air.