Seven mid-career and senior faculty members were chosen as the inaugural recipients of the Faculty Vitality Awards, a new award meant to enhance skills and research capabilities.
The Sibling Support Program, developed at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, was recognized by Cambridge Health Alliance during its annual fundraiser.
A new state-funded program led by UMass Medical School is helping new mothers suffering from post-partum depression get the help they need, according to a WCVB-TV report.
Two Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center projects are training dentists on how to care for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and researching the most effective treatment techniques, according to an article in the Telegram & Gazette April 29.
Educator, multicultural advocate and multimedia artist Bayda Asbridge is the Lamar Soutter Library’s next Artist in Residence. Her exhibit of fiber and brush painted works entitled “The Silk Road” will be on display in the library from Friday, May 1, through Tuesday, June 30.
Behavioral health integration became more than an academic concept to Judith L. Steinberg, MD, MPH, when she was transformed from doctor to patient earlier this year. She writes about her experience and what she learned.
QMass and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion are hosting an LGBT health awareness event, “Caring for LGBT Patients,” that will take place Monday, May 4, from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. in the Jacob Hiatt Auditorium.
The Best Buddies chapter at UMass Medical School—launched last year to promote friendships among UMMS students and community members with intellectual and developmental disabilities—is hosting its first Best Buddies Friendship Walk on Sunday, May 17, on the university campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
The 2015 UMass ALS Cellucci Fund Boston Marathon team successfully completed the historic 26.2-mile course and raised nearly $45,000 for ALS research at UMass Medical School.
On Monday, April 27, the Office of Community and Government Relations is providing opportunities for new and returning volunteers to connect with local agencies that need help. The sixth annual Volunteer Fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the main campus in the Medical School lobbies.