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Top story: New VA outpatient clinic to be built on UMass Medical School campus in Worcester

Top story: New VA outpatient clinic to be built on UMass Medical School campus in Worcester

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and UMass Medical School will build a new, community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) for veterans, projected to open in 2021, on the campus of UMass Medical School in Worcester.

UMMS public health experts call for gun control actions like those taken against vaping

UMMS public health experts call for gun control actions like those taken against vaping

An editorial in the journal Medical Care by UMass Medical School public health experts calls for bold action on gun control, similar to actions taken in response to the public health epidemic of lung illnesses in vaping device and e-cigarette users.

UMass Medical School reflects on life of Pete Frates, ‘a true champion’

UMass Medical School reflects on life of Pete Frates, ‘a true champion’

Chancellor Michael F. Collins and the UMass Medical School community acknowledge with sadness the passing of Pete Frates, who raised millions of dollars for ALS research and whose indefatigable spirit remains an inspiration to all who work tirelessly to find a therapy for this disease. According to a statement from his family, Frates died on Monday, Dec. 9, at age 34.

UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center 11th annual Winter Ball raises more than $1.3 million

UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center 11th annual Winter Ball raises more than $1.3 million

The 11th annual Winter Ball raised more than $1.3 million to help support the clinical care, education and biomedical research missions of UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Scot Bateman named clinical ethicist at UMMS, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Scot Bateman named clinical ethicist at UMMS, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Scot Bateman, MD, has been named clinical ethicist at UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Medical School, according to an announcement by Andrew Karson, MD, MPH, chief medical officer and senior vice president at UMass Memorial Medical Center.

MassBiologics founded 125 years ago to protect public health

MassBiologics founded 125 years ago to protect public health

MassBiologics of UMass Medical School works to improve public health through applied research, development and production of biologic products, including vaccines, plasma derivatives and most recently, monoclonal antibodies.

UMass Medical School to host innovative competition to improve health care access in Worcester

UMass Medical School to host innovative competition to improve health care access in Worcester

The WooHealth Hackathon took place at UMass Medical School on Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, bringing together students from nine Worcester colleges and universities for the city’s first-of-its-kind collaboration to improve public health.

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

Expert’s Corner: Infectious disease expert Richard Ellison on benefits of flu vaccine

As flu season begins, the message from health care providers like UMass Medical School infectious disease expert Richard Ellison, MD, remains the same: Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others from the potentially life-threatening illness.

SOM Admissions Office receives Chancellor’s Award for Advancing UMMS Mission

SOM Admissions Office receives Chancellor’s Award for Advancing UMMS Mission

The School of Medicine Admissions Office at UMass Medical School was honored with the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing the UMMS Mission at the 41st Annual Employee Service Awards Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Chancellor Michael F. Collins recognized Brenda Fusaro, Jennifer Lee Shea, Karen Lawton and Paul Charles.

Suzanne Cashman named a finalist for The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Suzanne Cashman named a finalist for The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Suzanne Cashman, ScD, has been named a finalist for the prestigious Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award by Campus Compact and Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service, recognizing her as one of the top five community-engaged faculty in the country.

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