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.
Sherry Pagoto, PhD, associate professor of medicine, will call attention to the dangers of indoor tanning Wednesday at a Washington, D.C. forum presented by the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Program and Disruptive Women in Health Care.
First-year School of Medicine students expressed gratitude to the families of the Anatomical Gift Program donors at a May 9 memorial service at UMass Medical School, according to a story in boston.com.
School of Medicine student Shu Yang was named by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education as one of its “29 Who Shine” honorees for his outstanding civic contributions.
Vivan Budnik, PhD, and Mary Lee, MD, recently completed their fellowship year in the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine.
Twenty-four people were recognized for their contributions to student education at UMass Medical School at the 17th annual Educational Recognition Awards, where David Clive, MD, delivered the Last Lecture “Medical Education and the Monkey’s Paw.”
Martin T. Meehan, a former U.S. congressman who became chancellor of his alma mater, UMass Lowell, and transformed it into a highly ranked national research university, was unanimously elected today as the next president of the five-campus UMass system.
The 2015 Commencement Exercises will recognize the lifesaving efforts of faculty who helped to stem the Ebola outbreak in Liberia; the research advocacy work of Rett Syndrome Research Trust co-founder Monica Coenraads; and the leadership of IOM president Victor J. Dzau, MD.
Tedi Begaj, a third year student in the School of Medicine, has been awarded a 2015 Medical Research Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He will conduct research to develop and deliver adeno-associated viral gene therapy in retinitis pigmentosa.
Advanced practice nurses and nursing administrators interested in learning more about doctoral degree program are invited to attend an information session being hosted by UMass Medical School’s Graduate School of Nursing on Monday, May 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.