2014 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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UMMS MOLST program improving end-of-life care according to Boston Globe editorial

The end-of-life care process in Massachusetts is improving through the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program, according to an editorial in the Sept. 28 Boston Globe. The program is a partnership between UMMS and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Exhibit ‘Our Stories’ marks Disabilities and Employment Awareness Month

UMass Medical School will mark Disabilities and Employment Awareness Month with the photographic exhibit Our Stories: Celebrating Four Decades of Living in the Community, on display at the Lamar Soutter Library from Oct. 1 through Nov. 3. 

UMMS hosts State House Health Day

Faculty, staff and students from UMass Medical School provided flu shots, blood pressure screenings, CPR demonstrations and preventative health tips at State House Health Day on Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Great Hall.

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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