2014 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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Big savings at Fourth Annual Worcester County Vendor Tradeshow

Members of the UMMS community are invited to the Fourth Annual Worcester County Vendor Tradeshow offering discounted goods and services on Tuesday, Sept. 23. 

Rock out for the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk

On Friday, Sept. 26, from 7 to 11 p.m. WBOS-FM radio 92.9 is holding a benefit for the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk at Boston’s Hard Rock Café, with appearances by The Naked Stills, Skyler, AJ Edwards and the List, and Dan Henig.

UMMS hazard mitigation plan progresses, public forum planned for Sept. 26

UMass Medical School is developing an all-hazards mitigation plan for the medical school. UMMS will hold a public forum on Friday, Sept. 26, from 3 to 4 p.m. to discuss the draft hazard mitigation plan, highlight some of the hazards that could present risks to campus operations, and summarize potential mitigation strategies. 

Calling UMass Medical School musicians to share their talents

UMass Medical School students, faculty and staff are invited to share their musical talents by volunteering to perform at UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Office of Clinical Affairs health policy expert attends White House briefings

Office of Clinical Affairs Associate Medical Director Umbereen S. Nehal, MD, MPH, has been invited to the White House twice in four weeks to attend health policy briefings.

UMass board chair Henry M. Thomas calls UMass Medical School ‘epic success’

In a speech to the Worcester Area Chamber of Commerce on June 18, University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Chairman Henry M. Thomas III highlighted the importance of UMass Medical School to the success of the regional economy.

SPARC new name for mental health services research unit

The UMass Medical School Department of Psychiatry has announced that Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, or SPARC, is the new name for what was previously called the Center for Mental Health Services Research.

Scopus and SciVal now available at Lamar Soutter Library

The Lamar Soutter Library has expanded the range of research tools it offers to the UMass Medical School community with subscriptions to Scopus and SciVal, both products of leading science publisher Elsevier. Scopus incorporate disciplines that cross over into the social sciences, while SciVal offers tools for evaluating research impact on an individual and institutional level.

Girard joins UMMS as purchasing director

Brian L. Girard joined UMass Medical School as purchasing director on Monday, June 9.

Science Café Woo for kids coming June 14

Science Café Woo will be among the exhibitors and demonstrators at the TouchTomorrow festival being held at WPI in Worcester on Saturday, June 14.

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