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School of Medicine honors excellence among students, faculty

School of Medicine honors excellence among students, faculty

The UMass Medical School Alumni Association welcomed the School of Medicine Class of 2015, many of whom were recognized for outstanding achievement. Aditi Ahlawat received the American Academy of Neurology Prize for Excellence in Neurology; see all student award recipients in the slideshow. 

GSN Alumni Breakfast welcomes new advanced practice nurses to the profession

GSN Alumni Breakfast welcomes new advanced practice nurses to the profession

Fifty-six advanced practice nursing students who will receive their degrees at UMass Medical School’s 42nd Commencement celebrated at the annual Graduate School of Nursing Alumni breakfast on May 29. See a slideshow of the award recipients.

GSBS celebrates end of academic year with student awards

GSBS celebrates end of academic year with student awards

Thirteen scientists were recognized for academic achievement, mentoring, service and scholarship at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Celebration of Student Achievement on Thursday, May 28. Bo Han, pictured here, received the Chancellor's Award. See a slideshow of all the awards recipients. 

GSBS class speaker Allie Muthukumar inspired by research into glial cells

GSBS class speaker Allie Muthukumar inspired by research into glial cells

GSBS class speaker Allie Muthukumar became fascinated by the study of glial cells while at UMass Medical School. She credits the research of Marc Freeman, PhD, as the inspiration for her career choice. She will address her peers at Commencement on Sunday, May 31.

SOM class speaker Dan Maselli will talk about the power of uncertainty

SOM class speaker Dan Maselli will talk about the power of uncertainty

Since elementary school, Daniel Maselli has held the idea of a physician as a sort of ideal in his mind, the ultimate connection of head and heart. When he graduates from the School of Medicine on Sunday, May 31, he will be well on his way to achieving that ideal, although not in the way he once thought he would.

Celebrations and award ceremonies lead up to Commencement 2015

Celebrations and award ceremonies lead up to Commencement 2015

Celebrations and recognitions preceding Commencement 2015 at UMass Medical School will begin Thursday, May 28, leading up to the formal proceedings that will commence on Sunday, May 31, at noon.

UMass Medical School Ebola fighters honored for lifesaving work in Liberia

UMass Medical School Ebola fighters honored for lifesaving work in Liberia

Thirteen brave and committed individuals will be recognized for their selfless and lifesaving efforts to help stem the Ebola outbreak in Liberia at UMass Medical School’s 42nd Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 31.

Chancellor to recognize rare disease research advocate at Commencement 2015

Chancellor to recognize rare disease research advocate at Commencement 2015

Rett Syndrome Research Trust co-founder and Executive Director Monica Coenraads, whose 18-year-old daughter Chelsea has the disease, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Commencement on May 31 for her tireless work and passionate advocacy in pursuit of a cure.

Healing path leads to nurse practitioner career for GSN class speaker

Healing path leads to nurse practitioner career for GSN class speaker

Graduate School of Nursing class speaker Elizabeth Terhune will bring her talents and training to bear on her next career as an adult gerontology and primary care nurse practitioner when she receives her Master of Science in Nursing degree at UMass Medical School’s 2015 Commencement.

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.

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