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Collaboratory for Disability Health

The University of Michigan Collaboratory for Disability Health (CDH) is a group of researchers who share a common vision of helping individuals with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and healthcare providers. 


New Medical Devices Help Doctors with Disabilities

Instead of using a traditional stethoscope or otoscope to examine a patient, one physician-in-training at University of Michigan uses a new device, with a long flexible wire and camera at its tip. A live video feed plays important diagnosistic information back on her cell phone.

TIKTOC Rehabilitation and Engineering Center Small Grants Project funded this innovative technology. Read more here.



Get Involved

Many clinicians and faculty want to do research but find it difficult to do, given the time required and the expertise needed to manage a research study day-to-day. If you are interested in our services, click below to find out more.





SCI Hard -  find out more about the game that we developed at the University of Michigan in partnership with the UM3DLab