Thirty-four faculty members were recognized recently for having been promoted, along with five who received tenure and five who were awarded emeritus status at UMass Medical School.
The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation and The Glass Charitable Foundation are establishing five-year term chairs for three junior faculty in diabetes research at UMass Medical School. Laura Alonso, MD, Michael Brehm, PhD, and Rene Maehr, PhD, will each receive $300,000 over five years.
UMass Medical School, Baystate Health and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will open a regional clinical campus of the medical school in Springfield, to be known as UMMS-Baystate Health.
UMass Medical School students are conducting health disparities research in Gujarat, India, to improve health care in the region. The Research and Advocacy for Health in India initiative was spearheaded by MD/PhD student Apurv Soni.
UMass Medical School students are being recognized for their efforts to identify patients at the Family Health Center of Worcester who don’t regularly have enough to eat and to provide them access to nutritious food through an innovative program they launched called the Farm-to-Health Center Initiative.
The American Society for Cell Biology has named Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD, professor of cell & developmental biology and vice provost for school services, the recipient of its 2015 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education.
Janet Twyman, PhD, an expert in instructional design at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, is working to improve education in public schools by helping make it possible for all students to learn at their own pace.
UMass Medical School students Joshua Kolikof, Blair Robinson and Gianna Wilkie, and Adrianna Nava of UMass Boston have been named 2015-16 Schweitzer Fellows by the Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program.
UMass Medical School awarded 233 degrees, including two honorary degrees, Sunday, May 31, at its 42nd Commencement exercises. Institute of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau, MD, delivered the keynote address.
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