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UMMS showcases women’s leadership in academic medicine at international conference

UMMS showcases women’s leadership in academic medicine at international conference

Luanne Thorndyke, MD, and Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, served as keynote speakers at the Conference of Women Healthcare Professionals in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial working to support Hurricane Maria relief efforts

The UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care community is working to assist the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico with the deployment of a disaster relief team, support of the American Red Cross, and collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges to help the island’s four medical schools.

Co-chairs of ninth annual Winter Ball announced; event is Dec. 1

Co-chairs of ninth annual Winter Ball announced; event is Dec. 1

Kate McEvoy-Zdonczyk, Beata and Michael O’Brien, and Kim and Eric Schultz are serving as co-chairs of the ninth annual Winter Ball, the fundraising gala benefiting UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. The event is Friday, Dec. 1 at Mechanics Hall.

UMMS structural biologist wins distinguished young scholar award

UMMS structural biologist wins distinguished young scholar award

Andrei Korostelev, PhD, has been awarded the Earl and Thressa Stadtman Scholar Award from the American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.

UMass Cancer Walk & Run brings ‘hope, inspiration and strength’

UMass Cancer Walk & Run brings ‘hope, inspiration and strength’

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.

UMass Medical School takes part in National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

UMass Medical School takes part in National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

UMass Medical School is participating in National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month this September with resources, training and advocacy to address a significant and increasing national public health problem.

Coughing in children: UMMS pediatric pulmonologist warns of cough medicine safety and efficacy

Coughing in children: UMMS pediatric pulmonologist warns of cough medicine safety and efficacy

A federal committee is considering whether cough medicine containing certain opioids, such as codeine, should no longer be used to treat severe pain or cough in children. Ted Kremer, MD, said cough medicines in general are not beneficial to children.

Faculty Flexibility Award enhances career development and satisfaction at UMass Medical School

Faculty Flexibility Award enhances career development and satisfaction at UMass Medical School

Faculty at UMass Medical School are reaping the benefits of enhanced mentoring and career development resources, thanks in part to programs funded by the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility. The final grant report documents five years of accomplishment. 

Alice Moore named deputy executive vice chancellor at Commonwealth Medicine

Alice Moore named deputy executive vice chancellor at Commonwealth Medicine

Alice E. Moore, JD, will join UMass Medical School in October as the deputy executive vice chancellor for Commonwealth Medicine, according to an announcement by Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Commonwealth Medicine Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy.

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

UMass Medical School is stocking a school food pantry, distributing 700 backpacks filled with supplies to students and installing washers and dryers in the Worcester Public Schools, thanks to support from the Remillard Family Community Service Fund. 

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