MD/PhD student Apurv Soni and pediatrics resident Nisha Fahey, DO, have been honored by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health for submitting the best student manuscript.
The upper Pine Tree Lot on the Worcester campus will close for about three months, beginning in May.
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, in collaboration with UMass Medical School, has awarded a Pettaway Pursuit Foundation technology enhancement health awareness grant to equip the local doulas with tablet computers to use in health education for mothers during home visits in Massachusetts.
In the Lamar Soutter Library’s latest installment of its Artist in Residence series, the photography of Ryan Hacker will be featured. The exhibit, “Discovering Architecture: A Visual Exploration of Our Built Environment,” is on display on the first floor of the library through May 31.
Substance abuse treatment programs run by two Massachusetts sheriffs offer a new way of treating addiction using medication, a promising approach being studied by UMass Medical School’s Warren J. Ferguson, MD, according to a report by NPR’s Here & Now.
UMass Medical School is once again participating in the “Worcester: The City that Reads Book Drive.” The book drive runs through May 8. For additional information, contact the Office of Community and Government Relations at 508-856-4400.
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has elected Paul Jeffrey, PharmD, a pharmacy director in UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, to the Board of Directors. Three other medical school pharmacists also hold AMCP leadership positions.
UMass Medical School has created the Warren J. Ferguson Scholarship to honor its namesake’s contributions to the field of criminal justice health.
Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, director of research at the UMass Medical School Center for Mindfulness, has published The Craving Mind, a new book on addiction.
UMass Medical School is competing in “STAT Madness,” an online, bracket-style competition run by the Boston Globe Media’s national health and science publication, Stat News, to find the best innovation in science and medicine--specifically, the discovery of the first off-switches for CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing by Erik Sontheimer, PhD.