UMass Medical School criminal justice health expert Warren J. Ferguson, MD, calls on academic health science centers to address ‘one of the country’s most vexing crises’ through research, training and clinical care in a commentary in a special issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
UMMS tobacco prevention and treatment experts applaud the FDA’s historic decision to extend its authority to all tobacco products including e-cigarettes, and call for further e-cigarette safety research and prevention legislation.
Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, a correctional mental health expert at UMass Medical School, says psychiatric organizations don’t pay enough attention to the challenges of their members who work in prisons, according to an article in The New Yorker.
School of Medicine student Marian Younge credits the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative for helping her pursue a career in medicine.
All six members of the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund team crossed the finish line of the 2016 Boston Marathon on Monday, each with the goal of raising awareness and funds for breakthrough amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research underway at UMass Medical School.
Chris Benyo and his wife Denise DiMarzo are participating in the 2016 Boston Marathon on behalf of the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund.
A UMass Medical School health policy expert has found overall health care spending has increased by 57 percent since the state’s health law took effect 10 years ago, according to an article about the law’s anniversary on WBUR’s CommonHealth.
UMass Medical School researchers are preparing recommendations for a statewide autism database to help lawmakers, communities and service providers improve planning of supports and identify geographic clusters, according to a Telegram & Gazette article.
The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and UMass Medical School have formed a statewide consortium to improve training and education for direct care workers, who provide assistance to elders, people with disabilities and those with a chronic illness.
Mitchell Sokoloff, MD, will join Gov. Charlie Baker, legislators and medical professionals at the 8th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Day on Thursday, March 31, at the Massachusetts State House.