Chancellor Michael F. Collins discussed the impact of President Trump’s immigration ban on science and medicine in a segment aired on NECN's DC Dialogue program.
Terence R. Flotte, MD, delivered the Worcester District Medical Society’s 221st Annual Oration, “A Glass (more than) Half Full: Top Ten Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Next 220 Years of Medicine in Worcester,” on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Beechwood Hotel.
Vishwanath Rao, a student from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, won the 11th Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee at UMass Medical School and will head to the national finals next month.
Amber Thompson, MD, a second-year general psychiatry resident at UMMS, has been selected by the American College of Psychiatrists as one of four fellows to serve on its Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination Editorial Board.
Emilia Javorsky, MD, MPH, a 2014 graduate of the School of Medicine, was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Healthcare list for 2017. She was recognized for her work as a physician-scientist in developing a biocompatible coolant to remove fat from any anatomic area that has potential therapeutic applications for type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea.
The Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) track at UMass Medical School’s Baystate regional campus in Springfield will help medical students learn to manage the overall health of underserved communities and fuel the pipeline of doctors to work in western Massachusetts, according to an article in Jan. 9 Worcester Business Journal.
Matthew N. Noe, MSLS, a fellow in the Lamar Soutter Library, has received an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute literature review grant to investigate how graphic novels can be used to improve medical literacy.