2014 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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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.

Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Caregiving

The Lamar Soutter Library is hosting Carol Levine for a talk and book signing called Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Caregiving on Wednesday, Sept. 10, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Rare Book Room. 

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine, a traveling exhibit of the National Library of Medicine, will be on display in the Lamar Soutter Library from Monday, Aug. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 13.

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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