It’s been another banner year at UMass Medical School. Whether it was news about the Ebola crisis, the urgent need for increased NIH funding or recognition of the groundbreaking programs and scientists here, UMassMedNow kept the medical school community informed every day. Here are some of the biggest stories we covered in 2014. We’re looking forward to an even bigger 2015.
Well-known New England landscape artist and distinguished former faculty member J. Barry Hanshaw, MD, returns as Artist in Residence at UMass Medical School’s Lamar Soutter Libary.
UMass Medical School's participation in the 2014 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee Charitable Campaign was very successful, thanks to the many employees who contributed, some for the first time. While pledges are still being tallied, the amount raised exceeds last year’s total and more individual contributed this year than last.
The new online Historical Timeline of UMass Medical School was unveiled by the Lamar Soutter Library’s Office of Medical History and Archives this fall.
Commonwealth Medicine Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, is again being honored for her achievements in business and management. The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce has announced that she will receive the 2015 Excellence in Health Care, Arts and Education Pinnacle Award on Jan. 29.
UMass Medical School is leading an initiative to restore critically needed basic health care in Liberia by re-opening hospitals overwhelmed by Ebola outbreaks, thanks to funding from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
The UMass Medicine 2014 Winter Ball raised $175,000 for the Craniofacial Clinic.
Carol Bova, PhD, and Stephen Earls, MD, were honored by the Worcester District Medical Society at its annual Fall District Meeting.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins, his wife, Maryellen, and a dozen UMass Medical School employees volunteered at the Veterans Inc. shelter in Worcester for the Annual Holiday Harvest, distributing Thanksgiving dinners to more than 400 veterans and their families.