Press Releases

Smoking, Tobacco, and Health: The 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General’s first report on smoking and health  (January 12, 2014)

Depression expert calls deep brain stimulation results promising (May 7, 2013)

Resources to Help Cope With the Tragic Events at the Boston Marathon and Volunteer Information (April 19, 2013)

Benjamin becomes ANPA President (April 9, 2013)

Approximately $1 million NIMH grant award will further postpartum depression studies (April 5, 2013)

Area residents pack event for look at bipolar disorder (March 15, 2013)

Depression’s changing face: A discussion with Anthony J. Rothschild, MD (March 14, 2013)

Be Mentally Well series presents: Living With Bipolar Disorder Featuring a free, Massachusetts-exclusive screening of the nationally celebrated documentary, Of Two Minds (March 7, 2013)

Light it Up Blue - UMass Medical School will use light to promote autism awareness and acceptance (March 1, 2013)

New China, UMass Psychiatry partnership could help millions (February 4, 2013)

Vincent: training could help to spot high-risk cases (January 22, 2013)

On the Tragedy in Connecticut: Resources for dealing with the aftermath (December 17, 2012)

Department launches center on trauma in children (December 4, 2012)

New faculty members welcomed (November 30, 2012)

Department of Psychiatry plays key role in suicide prevention agreement (November 9, 2012)

Brain imaging sheds new light on adolescents and addiction (October 12, 2012)

South African neuroscientist makes her first visit to University of Massachusetts Medical School (October 11, 2012)

Ginther cites funding divide during Medical School talk (September 28, 2012)

Noted Chinese scholar joins department as visiting professor (September 28, 2012)

Local residents helped by medical school volunteers, new grant (September 27, 2012)

Is there an addictive personality? A conversation with Dr. Lisa Fortuna (September 25, 2012)

Dr. Sheldon Benjamin receives teaching medal (September 14, 2012)

CANDI video explores clinical trials process (September 6, 2012)

Juvenile justice project wins MacArthur Foundation support (September 4, 2012)

Be Mentally Well Lecture Series Presents Adolescents at Risk: The Challenge of Substance Abuse (August 31, 2012)

Can Vitamin D help chase away depression? (August 24, 2012)

Faculty Scholar Award recipient Yael Dvir balancing research with full-time demands of clinical practice, family life (Aug 23, 2012)

UMass Medical School joins with the Department of Veterans Affairs to fight homelessness, mental health issues using smartphone technology (Aug 22, 2012)

Four Year Anniversary for UMass Tobacco Free Campus

Central Massachusetts Tobacco-Free Community Partnership supports communities’ efforts to lower smoking prevalence and exposure to secondhand smoke.