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12th Annual Walk to Cure Cancer  

A sea of walkers from all over the region filled the Quad at the UMass Medical School yesterday for the 12th annual Walk to Cure CancerA sea of over 14,000 walkers from all over the region flooded the Quad yesterday

A family gives back after beating cancer  

 A family gives back after beating cancer WHEN JEFF GALLAHUE was told in 2009 that he had throat cancer, he said “it was the worst feeling in the world … a life altering experience.” After a grueling treatment regimen of

Ambulatory Care Center ribbon cutting  

Ambulatory Care Center ribbon cutting marks the result of a successful collaboration (continued from home page)The overarching message of the program was the key role collaboration had played in the creation of the new center and the promise that collaboration

CANDO Clinic offers new hope  

CANDO Clinic offers new hope to children with autism and their families Posted March 2014  In early 2013, it was reported that the CDC now estimates that about one in 50 children in the U.S. have been identified with an autism spectrum

Development News Archive  

Feature Story ArchivesTee Up for Tots Tournament Helps Enhance Family Centered Care  

Donor-funded research promises to be “the epitome of personalized cancer treatment”  

Donor funded research promises to be “the epitome of personalized cancer treatment”Posted March 2014 Personalized cancer treatment—therapy tailored to the unique genetic makeup of an individual’s tumor—is arguably the holy grail of cancer research today. Thanks to the generosity of

Eileen Berman April 2013  

Devoted supporter of UMass Medical School loses battle with cancer With her husband, Stanley, Eileen Berman focused on the power of philanthropy April 2013 Eileen Berman, PhD, and her husband, Stanley Berman, made quite a team. When they talked about

Eyes on UMass  

Eyes on UMass Dr. John (Jack) Strobis, a graduate of UMass Medical School is giving back to his alma mater in support of a cause that has touched him personally. When Dr. Strobis, who now resides and practices in Boca

fundraiser and craniofacial clinic patient Keefner honored  

Fundraiser and UMass Memorial Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic patient Emily Keefner honoredAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons honors Patients of CouragePosted October 2013 Emily Keefner—a patient of the Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic at UMass Memorial Medical Center—was honored recently by the American Society

Fundraising for 15th Annual Cancer Walk  

Fundraising for 15th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk exceeds $500,000 goal Posted March 2014As the final hours of 2013 came to a close, supporters of the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk found an extra reason to celebrate. On Dec. 31, 2013,

Generous Family Makes Possible New Pediatric Waiting Room  

Generous Family Makes Possible New Pediatric Waiting Room August 2012Thanks to the generous support of Amy and Matthew Sullivan and a large community of family, friends and donors, the Children’s Medical Center recently unveiled a new dedicated waiting room for

Generous giving warms up 2nd annual Winter Ball  

Generous giving warms up 2nd annual Winter BallBy Sandra GrayUMMS Communications   The UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care communities came together at the second annual Winter Ball on Friday, Dec. 10, to raise funds in support of

Greater Worcester GIVES  

Greater Worcester GIVESThe UMass Medicine Development Office is proud to be participating in Greater Worcester GIVES, a 24 hour online giving event that will support nonprofits in Worcester County, including ours, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Sponsored by our friends at

Honoring a life cut short by breast cancer  

Honoring a life cut short by breast cancer     March 2013 WHEN MEGAN LALLY DIED of breast cancer in September 2011, just before her 31st birthday, six of her friends and family members banded together to honor her too short life.

Hudson Hoagland Society Annual Mtg May 2013  

  Tissenbaum, Keaney enthrall Hudson Hoagland Society HHS Annual Meeting celebrates science, philanthropy By Mark L. Shelton May 16, 2013 UMass Medical School Communications At the 28th Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society, celebrating science was on the top

Husband establishes scholarship as a legacy to his inspirational wife  

Husband establishes scholarship as a legacy to his inspirational wife March 2014 You know, you get what you give, and she gave everything she had at all times,” reflected Francis “Fran” Charette on his late wife Joanne LaMalva Charette. “Joanne was

Institutional News Archive  

Tee Up for Tots Tournament Helps Enhance Family Centered CareThe 18th Annual Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament was held on August 9th to benefit the UMass Memorial Newborn Intensive Care Unit, drawing more than 120 golfers and

Institutional News Archive 2011  

Tee Up for Tots Tournament Helps Enhance Family Centered CareThe 18th Annual Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament was held on August 9th to benefit the UMass Memorial Newborn Intensive Care Unit, drawing more than 120 golfers and

Institutional News Archive 2012  

Tee Up for Tots Tournament Helps Enhance Family Centered CareThe 18th Annual Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament was held on August 9th to benefit the UMass Memorial Newborn Intensive Care Unit, drawing more than 120 golfers and

Institutional News Archive 2013  

Tee Up for Tots Tournament Helps Enhance Family Centered CareThe 18th Annual Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament was held on August 9th to benefit the UMass Memorial Newborn Intensive Care Unit, drawing more than 120 golfers and

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation grant 2013  

UMass Medical School Sidekicks get support from the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation             Seven year old Liam Fitzgerald, a pint sized kindergartner with Down Syndrome, entrusts a compassionate comrade in his courageous battle against Acute

Links to the Future Golf Tournament  

Links to the Future Golf TournamentArea pediatrician’s support of hospitalized children and their families makes an impact Fitchburg pediatrician John McLaughlin, MD, knows how to make things happen. In 2002, he launched the Links to the Future Golf Tournament to

Local college crusaders support breast cancer care  

Local college crusaders support breast cancer care and researchWhether they skated, dribbled, volleyed, passed or lifted, student athletes at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester found innumerable ways during the 2012 2013 academic year to support the UMass

Marous Family Story  

Starlight Celebration Benefits UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center presents the Starlight Celebration, their annual fundraising gala, on Saturday, October 23. Guests will enjoy an evening of great food, an amazing auction and an opportunity to

NICU Redesign  

NICU Redesign Demonstrates Commitment to Family Centered Care(continued from home page)The 18th Annual Tee Up for Tots Golf Tournament was held on August 9th to benefit the UMass Memorial Newborn Intensive Care Unit, drawing more than 120 golfers and 200

Region's Rotary clubs join forces to outfit NICU with webcams  

Region's Rotary clubs join forces to outfit NICU with webcamsNICVIEW system is first and only in Massachusetts “Incredible” is how neonatologist Alan Picarillo, MD, describes the partnership between 11 of the region’s Rotary clubs and UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center

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Nov 14 Champion Fund eventNovember 14, 2012 UMass Medical School, Worcester  

Starlight Celebration Benefits UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center  

Starlight Celebration Benefits UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center presents the Starlight Celebration, its annual fundraising gala, on Saturday, October 23. Guests will enjoy an evening of great food, an amazing auction and an opportunity to

Starlight Celebration Raises $80,000 for Children’s Medical Center  

Starlight Celebration Raises $80,000 for Children’s Medical CenterUMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center (CMC) presented the Starlight Celebration, its annual fundraising gala, on Saturday, October 23. Nearly 300 friends of the CMC enjoyed an exquisite evening of great food, fun and

Support for the UMass ALS Champion Fund continues  

Support for the UMass ALS Champion Fund continuesIn the summer of 2012, Buddy Valastro—also known as the Cake Boss—and his family announced that their beloved mother, Mary, had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The tremendous outpouring of support

Supporting translation of basic science breakthroughs  

Supporting translation of basic science breakthroughs into medicines to treat human diseaseValley Foundation backs build out of laboratory studying role of stem cell injury as a cause of complications of common diseases When scientists at UMass Medical School discovered that

Team “Denny’s Class” Runs to Support Pancreatic Cancer Research  

Team “Denny’s Class” Runs to Support Pancreatic Cancer ResearchOn Saturday, October 9th, Team “Denny’s Class” took to the streets of Hartford, Connecticut in the ING Hartford Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, 5K and Kids K, all to support the Pancreatic

Two from UMMS honored with Visions Award  

Two from UMMS honored with Visions AwardThe Worcester Telegram & Gazette honored five individuals at the annual Visions Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 9, for their landmark contributions to community, in a ceremony featuring a keynote address by Governor Deval Patrick.

UMass Medical School Annual Alumni Association Scholarship Dinner  

UMass Medical School Annual Alumni Association Scholarship Dinner The UMass Medical School Annual Alumni Association Scholarship Dinner was held on Wednesday, September 29 in the Faculty Conference Room on the University Campus. This year, the Association took great pride in

UMass Medical School Sidekicks receive support from charitable foundations  

UMass Medical School Sidekicks get support from the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation             Seven year old Liam Fitzgerald, a pint sized kindergartner with Down Syndrome, entrusts a compassionate comrade in his courageous battle against Acute

Whiskered Wonderland March 2013  

Whiskered Wonderland A fantastic facial hair competition benefits UMass Memorial’s Child Life ProgramMarch 28, 2013 Worcester resident Brad Petrinec entered his first bearding competition in Somerville last November and won first place in his category (full beard freestyle). “I had