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UMMS mourns passing of Paul Marshall

UMMS mourns passing of Paul Marshall

UMMS mourns the death of Paul Marshall, MD, professor emeritus of pediatrics and neurology, who died in a swimming accident in July. Dr. Marshall was 71. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10.

UMMS welcomes 150 students in the School of Medicine Class of 2020

UMMS welcomes 150 students in the School of Medicine Class of 2020

The School of Medicine Class of 2020 began their medical school journey at UMass Medical School on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Mark Johnson to lead Department of Neurosurgery

Mark Johnson to lead Department of Neurosurgery

Mark D. Johnson, MD, PhD, will join UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center as chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in November.

Mass. DPH Commissioner calls UMMS opioid safe-prescriber training a ‘national model’

Mass. DPH Commissioner calls UMMS opioid safe-prescriber training a ‘national model’

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, praised UMass Medical School for leading the charge to better train medical and advanced practice nursing students in prevention and management of opioid abuse.

Graduate School of Nursing ranked among top nursing schools nationwide

Graduate School of Nursing ranked among top nursing schools nationwide

The Graduate School of Nursing at UMass Medical School is named first overall in New England, 18th in the United States andeighth among public nursing schools in a new analysis by Nursing Schools Almanac.

Students in High School Health Careers Program driven by dedication, determination

Students in High School Health Careers Program driven by dedication, determination

Eighteen local teenagers who are determined to do what it takes to succeed in careers in health care are members of UMass Medical School’s High School Health Careers Program Class of 2016.

Kamber Kaya and Hall representing women in science at The Allied Genetics Conference

Kamber Kaya and Hall representing women in science at The Allied Genetics Conference

GSBS student Hatem Elif Kamber Kaya was honored to have two speaking engagements at The Allied Genetics Conference, the annual national meeting of the Genetics Society of America. 

Meyers Primary Care Institute celebrates 20 years

Meyers Primary Care Institute celebrates 20 years

For 20 years the Meyers Primary Care Institute—a unique partnership between UMass Medical School, Fallon Health and Reliant Medical Group—has quietly improved population health through research and education.

Melanie Donahue starts blood cancer research fellowship at Broad Institute

Melanie Donahue starts blood cancer research fellowship at Broad Institute

Third-year School of Medicine student Melanie Donahue is spending a year at the Broad Institute studying proteins with genetic mutations implicated in the development of blood cancers, thanks to a 2016 Physician-Scientist Career Development Award from the American Society of Hematology.

GSN dean appointed to Gov. Baker’s special commission on opioid safe prescribing

GSN dean appointed to Gov. Baker’s special commission on opioid safe prescribing

Graduate School of Nursing Dean Joan Vitello, PhD, has been appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker as a member of his special commission to study the incorporation of safe and effective pain treatment and prescribing practices into professional training for future health care providers.

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