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Nancy Byatt recognized with prestigious award from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Nancy Byatt recognized with prestigious award from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Nancy Byatt, DO, MBA, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Don R. Lipsitt Award for Achievement in Integrative and Collaborative Care from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Youth cadets get authentic police academy training at UMass Medical School

Youth cadets get authentic police academy training at UMass Medical School

Fourteen Worcester teens participated in the Summer Youth Police Academy at UMass Medical School, whose Department of Public Safety launched the first-of-its-kind youth career program. 

Rachel Gershon in STAT: Senate health care bill will make insurance exchanges unaffordable

Rachel Gershon in STAT: Senate health care bill will make insurance exchanges unaffordable

UMMS health care law and policy expert Rachel Gershon writes that fewer people will be able to afford health insurance purchased through state and federal exchanges under provisions in the Senate health care bill.

New Remillard Family Fund at UMMS supports community service

New Remillard Family Fund at UMMS supports community service

With a $3 million donation from the Remillard Family Foundation, UMass Medical School is funding community service programs that will improve the lives and health of residents of Worcester and Central Massachusetts and positively impact individuals, groups and communities.

Telegram columnist examines how UMass Medical School impacts economy

Telegram columnist examines how UMass Medical School impacts economy

UMass Medical School plays a major role in the Worcester economy, according to a June 25 column by Peter Cohan in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

Sean Ryder’s hair-razing campaign supports Jill Zitzewitz as she faces multiple myeloma

Sean Ryder’s hair-razing campaign supports Jill Zitzewitz as she faces multiple myeloma

Jill Zitzewitz, PhD, said the support of her UMMS colleagues, led by Sean Ryder, PhD, as she undergoes treatment for multiple myeloma has boosted her spirits and shown her “what a wonderful place this is.” 

Robert Jenal to retire as executive vice chancellor, administration and finance

Robert Jenal to retire as executive vice chancellor, administration and finance

After a career at UMass Medical School spanning nearly 30 years, Robert E. Jenal will retire from his role as executive vice chancellor for administration and finance at the end of June.

Mary Piorun named director of Lamar Soutter Library

Mary Piorun named director of Lamar Soutter Library

Mary Piorun, PhD, has been appointed director of the Lamar Soutter Library at UMass Medical School, according to Jean King, PhD, vice provost for biomedical research and professor of psychiatry.

Women’s Faculty Awards honor achievements in service, education, research and patient care

Women’s Faculty Awards honor achievements in service, education, research and patient care

Six UMass Medical School faculty were recognized for their individual achievements and contributions to the advancement of women in science and health care at the 17th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on May 23.

Trailblazing women of UMass Medical School honored at Women’s History Month celebration

Trailblazing women of UMass Medical School honored at Women’s History Month celebration

Marianne Felice, MD, delivered the keynote speech at the Women’s History Month celebration that honored trailblazing women at UMass Medical School.

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