The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is conducting research to determine if simplifying text for people with cognitive disabilities improves their understanding of what they read online.
An online cognitive behavioral therapy program for insomnia co-developed by UMass Medical School sleep medicine specialist Gregg Jacobs, PhD, was put to the test by a New York Times Well columnist, who reported on her experience in an Aug. 16 story.
Luanne Thorndyke, MD, has received the 2016 Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award, which honors members of the faculty affairs community who exemplify the spirit of phronesis—acting for the welfare of others without thought for the self.
Krystina Habib, RN, a Graduate School of Nursing student and UMass Memorial nurse, is participating in the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk/Run in memory of her father, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2013.
UMass Medical School researchers studied how three Worcester community health providers integrate care for patients with substance use disorders to understand what practices work and where the challenges remain. The study indicates primary care teams that provide substance use disorder treatment could improve quality and manage costs.
Although Massachusetts has the lowest rate of uninsured residents nationally, those who are male, single, young, and low-income are more likely than others to be persistently uninsured, according to a new report co-authored by Michael Chin, MD, assistant professor of family medicine & community health and a health policy associate with Commonwealth Medicine.
For 20 years the Meyers Primary Care Institute—a unique partnership between UMass Medical School, Fallon Health and Reliant Medical Group—has quietly improved population health through research and education.
UMass Medical School faculty discussed how to deal with Worcester’s opioid epidemic at a City Hall forum on Monday, June 20, highlighting the need for more federal funding.
Cancer survivor Liam Fitzgerald, 10, otherwise known as the “Fist-bump Kid,” stole the show at the June 16 breakfast to kick off the campaign for the 18th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk/Run. The event is Sept. 25.
Beginning Tuesday, June 14, a welcome summer tradition returns to the UMass Medical School Worcester campus—the annual farmers market, every Tuesday through October, from noon to 5 p.m.