The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recruited Patricia Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH, for her expertise in patient-reported outcomes to help determine how mobile health apps and wearables can be used to evaluate the performance and safety of implantable medical devices.
On Sunday, Sept. 24, the 19th annual UMass Cancer Walk & Run will bring together cancer survivors, families who have lost loved ones to the disease, clinicians dedicated to caring for patients and scientists researching a cure.
A study conducted by Benjamin Nwosu, MD, at UMass Medical School has confirmed the accuracy of a new, simple method to determine whether children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are experiencing a beneficial partial clinical remission.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Mark S. Klempner, MD, executive vice chancellor for MassBiologics at UMass Medical School, provided a tour of the MassBiologics facility on Monday, Sept. 18 to local lawmakers and discussed a promising gene therapy treatment underway, according to an article in the Standard Times.
UMass Medical School is leading the charge to improve the way medical schools train students and providers to fight opioid abuse, according to the WCVB-TV’s “Matter of Fact: State of Addiction” special.
A powerful and empowering symbol of the medical profession was passed to the 162 members of the School of Medicine Class of 2021 at the White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 15, before a joyful crowd of family, friends and faculty under a tent on the Campus Green.
At the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Recognition Ceremony on Sept. 14, Dean Anthony Carruthers, PhD, reflected upon his aspirations for the 52 graduate students who are entering the “proving ground for doctoral study.”
At the 2017 Investiture Ceremony following Convocation on Wednesday, Sept., 13, nine distinguished faculty members were officially invested into named professorships, bringing the total number of endowed chairs at UMass Medical School to 48.
In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins praised the campus for its collaborative environment and awarded Chancellor’s Medals to four distinguished faculty for their exemplary teaching, scholarship, clinical excellence and service.
The Graduate School of Nursing’s annual Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony kicked off Convocation Week at UMass Medical School on Sept. 11 when 30 doctoral students received pins symbolizing their entry into the nursing profession.