Katherine Luzuriaga, MD, will give a talk on eradicating HIV as part of the Fairman Cowan Collegiate Lecture Series on Oct. 15.
Second-year medical students Amanda Winkler and Balaj Rai are hosting Cameron Clapp, a triple amputee, at an event on Wednesday, Oct. 7, to raise awareness about living with limb loss.
Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, a pharmacy director in Commonwealth Medicine, is the 2015 recipient of the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association (MPhA) Bowl of Hygeia Award, which recognizes pharmacists who possess outstanding records of civic leadership in their communities and encourages pharmacists to take active roles in their communities.
The China Mental Health Program at UMass Medical School hosted its first symposium, “Global Mental Health: a Chinese Perspective.” The collaboration seeks to improve mental health care for Asian populations in the United States and abroad.
Community health workers can improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and contain costs, according to a brief authored by health policy experts at UMass Medical School and released by the Connecticut Health Foundation.
UMMS will participate in National Suicide Prevention Week with an information session on Sept. 10 led by nationally recognized suicidologist Barry Feldman, PhD.
UMass Medical School has adopted use of a standardized clinical trial agreement – the Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement (ACTA) – to be used by each participating institution and sponsor to reduce contract negotiations for industry-sponsored, multi-center studies.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has awarded the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMass Medical School a contract to design and implement a system to manage all online training offered through the Department of Human Services’ Office of Developmental Programs.
Works ranging from multimedia paintings to pressed glass sculptures exemplify artist Liz Cutler’s wide ranging artistic interests and talents at her latest exhibit; she will be the featured Artist in Residence at Lamar Soutter Library when Moments and Threads: Artscymath in Wax, Glass & Oils opens on Tuesday, Sept. 1.
UMMS will host the Global Mental Health: A Chinese Perspective symposium on Wednesday night and Thursday morning and lead discussions exploring the roots of mental health challenges faced by the Chinese population in China, America and the world.