The UMass Medical School community is saddened by the death of the founding chair of neurology, David A. Drachman, MD, professor and chair emeritus of neurology. Dr. Drachman died Dec. 5. He was 84.
Ellen M. Gravallese, MD, has been named an associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and named to the executive committee of the American College of Rheumatology.
Officials from UMass Medical School, Baystate Health, UMass Amherst and the City of Springfield gathered Thursday in Springfield to celebrate the official launch of the medical school’s first regional campus in Western Massachusetts.
The importance of career development programs for doctoral students is emphasized in a new commentary published in the journal Human Gene Therapy by Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD.
The UMass Medical School community is saddened by the death of H. Brownell Wheeler, MD, founding chair of surgery and the Harry M. Haidak Distinguished Professor of Surgery Emeritus, according to an announcement from Chancellor Michael F. Collins. Dr. Wheeler died on Nov. 22, at age 87.
Graduate School of Nursing alum and assistant professor Sean T. Collins, PhD, is deploying his education, experience and work ethic in clinical care, education, research and military service as Brigadier General in the United States Air Force National Guard.
Three faculty members will take on new roles next year, after the retirement of Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD, vice provost for school services, professor of radiology and professor in the Graduate School of Nursing, according to School of Medicine Dean Terence R. Flotte.
One hundred-fifty members of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 were cloaked with freshly pressed white coats for the first time on Friday, Sept. 16 at the annual White Coat Ceremony, as family, friends and faculty cheered.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 37 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree.
In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins bestowed Chancellor’s Awards to David Hatem, MD; Steven Reppert, MD; David Drachman, MD; and Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD. He invested Jonathan Kay, MD; Joel Richter, PhD; and Katherine Fitzgerald, PhD, as named chairs.