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2020 MULTIMEDIA

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Video: Chancellor Collins extends holiday wishes; ‘brighter days ahead in the new year’

Video: Chancellor Collins extends holiday wishes; ‘brighter days ahead in the new year’

Chancellor Michael F. Collins is wishing the UMass Medical School community a happy holiday season and a healthy new year.

UMass Memorial providers receive first COVID shots at UMMS

UMass Memorial providers receive first COVID shots at UMMS

The word on everyone’s lips was “excited” as the first UMass Memorial Medical Center University Campus health care providers rolled up their sleeves Dec. 17 to receive their inoculation with the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID vaccines arrive in Worcester; health care providers, staff first to be inoculated

COVID vaccines arrive in Worcester; health care providers, staff first to be inoculated

Frontline health care workers employed by UMass Memorial Health Care are among those expected to receive vaccinations against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 beginning this week.

MD/PhD student Laël Ngangmeni dedicated to women’s health equity and justice

MD/PhD student Laël Ngangmeni dedicated to women’s health equity and justice

MD/PhD student Laël Ngangmeni, MBS, started school when she was 3 in her home country of Cameroon. A natural-born learner and curious thinker, Ngangmeni knew science was her calling.

Chancellor Collins: Stay apart this Thanksgiving to keep family, friends safe

Chancellor Collins: Stay apart this Thanksgiving to keep family, friends safe

Chancellor Michael F. Collins is urging the UMass Medical School community to stay home this Thanksgiving and virtually celebrate the holiday with family and friends to minimize spread of COVID-19.

Inspired by care cousin received for rare genetic disorder, Ryan Barrette wants to give back

Inspired by care cousin received for rare genetic disorder, Ryan Barrette wants to give back

Born and raised on Cape Cod, Ryan Barrette, SOM ’21 knew he would have a future in medicine after witnessing the care given to his cousin, who was diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome.

Women in Science: Ana Maldonado-Contreras pivots gut microbiome studies to tackle COVID-19

Women in Science: Ana Maldonado-Contreras pivots gut microbiome studies to tackle COVID-19

Ana Maldonado-Contreras, PhD, studies the gut microbiome and chronic disease, in particular inflammatory bowel disease, and is now working to understand how gut microbes can predispose patients to severe COVID complications.

Like mother, like daughter: GSN student Emily Davenport grew up with ‘extra caring touch’

Like mother, like daughter: GSN student Emily Davenport grew up with ‘extra caring touch’

Emily Davenport always knew she wanted to be a nurse. Now in her third year on the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track, she began work as an RN at UMass Memorial Medical Center when the COVID-19 pandemic began.

UMassMed Cares employee charitable giving campaign kicks off Monday, Nov. 2

UMassMed Cares employee charitable giving campaign kicks off Monday, Nov. 2

UMassMed Cares, the new UMass Medical School employee charitable giving campaign, will begin Monday, Nov. 2 and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 25. UMassMed Cares replaces the former Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign.

PhD candidate Mohona Gupta seeks answers in retinal degenerative disease

PhD candidate Mohona Gupta seeks answers in retinal degenerative disease

Mohona Gupta, third-year PhD candidate in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, moved to Massachusetts from Kolkata, India in 2018 to attend UMass Medical School. It was the first time she had ever left her hometown, her family and her house for more than a few days.

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