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Women Faculty Awards granted for service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship

Women Faculty Awards granted for service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship

Six women faculty members were honored for outstanding service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship at UMass Medical School’s 15th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on May 20.

Expert’s Corner: Farrugia describes dangers of new synthetic drug ‘flakka’

Expert’s Corner: Farrugia describes dangers of new synthetic drug ‘flakka’

Lynn Alexander Farrugia, MD, instructor in emergency medicine, explains the health risks of the new synthetic drug “flakka" in this Expert's Corner video.

Sherry Pagoto to raise awareness of tanning bed health concerns at Washington, D.C., forum

Sherry Pagoto to raise awareness of tanning bed health concerns at Washington, D.C., forum

Sherry Pagoto, PhD, associate professor of medicine, will call attention to the dangers of indoor tanning Wednesday at a Washington, D.C. forum presented by the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Program and Disruptive Women in Health Care.

Commonwealth Medicine chief of staff named one of MetroWest495 Biz '10 to Watch' in 2015

Commonwealth Medicine chief of staff named one of MetroWest495 Biz '10 to Watch' in 2015

Kimberly A. Haddad, MPH, chief of staff of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, has been named one of  '10 to Watch' in 2015 by MetroWest495 Biz.

Job Dekker becomes seventh Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at UMass Medical School

Job Dekker becomes seventh Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at UMass Medical School

A pioneer in the study of the three-dimensional structure of the genome, Job Dekker, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology and co-director of the Program in Systems Biology, was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

Expert’s Corner: Whitney Dunlap on spring allergies

Expert’s Corner: Whitney Dunlap on spring allergies

Whitney A. Dunlap, MD, assistant professor of medicine and an allergy specialist at UMass Memorial Medical Center, talks about how the long winter is affecting spring allergy symptoms in this Expert’s Corner.

Vivian Budnik appointed chair of neurobiology

Vivian Budnik appointed chair of neurobiology

Vivian Budnik, PhD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Neurobiology after having served as interim chair since 2013. 

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 30 years

Hudson Hoagland Society celebrates 30 years

The Hudson Hoagland Society celebrated a milestone anniversary at its 30th Annual Meeting on May 12: three decades of philanthropic support for scientific research. Marc Freeman, PhD, and Mary Munson, PhD, presented research talks and seven new research awards were acknowledged.

First-year med students honor ‘first patients’ at Anatomical Gift Program Donor Memorial Service, reports boston.com.

First-year med students honor ‘first patients’ at Anatomical Gift Program Donor Memorial Service, reports boston.com.

First-year School of Medicine students expressed gratitude to the families of the Anatomical Gift Program donors at a May 9 memorial service at UMass Medical School, according to a story in boston.com.

UMMS student Shu Yang among ‘29 Who Shine’

UMMS student Shu Yang among ‘29 Who Shine’

School of Medicine student Shu Yang was named by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education as one of its “29 Who Shine” honorees for his outstanding civic contributions.

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