The criteria for membership in the MiMHC includes having a Faculty or Instructor appointment at UM or an affiliated institution, and a musculoskeletal research program within the NIAMS mission. Membership is also open to investigators with a research focus that is peripheral to the musculoskeletal system but that offers technologies, scientific perspectives, methodologies, or resources that would benefit musculoskeletal research. Approval of membership will be made by the Center Director or Associate Directors.

Privileges of membership include access to the services and expertise provided through the Resource Cores and the ability to compete for pilot grant awards.

Responsibilities of membership include:

"Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P30 AR069620. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.”

To become a member, please fill out this Google form attached with your latest NIH Biosketch. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Boston (