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UMass Immigrant Stories debuts Nov. 14 with Matilde Castiel, Naheed Usmani

UMass Immigrant Stories debuts Nov. 14 with Matilde Castiel, Naheed Usmani

UMass Medical School is launching the UMass Immigrant Stories series on Nov. 14, with speakers Matilde Castiel, MD, and Naheed Usmani, MD. The series will feature the stories of faculty who have faced barriers and challenges coming to the United States as immigrants.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee Charitable Campaign kicks off

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee Charitable Campaign kicks off

The annual Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee Charitable Campaign kicks off at UMass Medical School on Monday, Nov. 5. The statewide campaign allows UMMS employees to contribute to any of more than 1,000 screened nonprofit organizations that support a wide range of needs. 

Robert Finberg on what to expect and how to prepare for this flu season

Robert Finberg on what to expect and how to prepare for this flu season

Robert Finberg, MD, researches how to better prevent and treat influenza. He answers some of the most frequently asked questions in this Expert’s Corner Q&A.

LISTEN: UMass Medical School partnership with Worcester schools benefits students

LISTEN: UMass Medical School partnership with Worcester schools benefits students

In a new Voices of UMassMed podcast interview, Kola Akindele, JD, and Maura Mahoney, LISCW, discuss the impact UMass Medical School continues to have on the lives of students in the Worcester Public Schools.

UMMS alum Raghu Kiran Appasani addresses UN General Assembly on global mental health

UMMS alum Raghu Kiran Appasani addresses UN General Assembly on global mental health

UMass Medical School alumnus Raghu Kiran Appasani, MD, SOM ’18, addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York City recently to help launch the United for Global Mental Health campaign.

SACNAS-UMMS student chapter receives national recognition

SACNAS-UMMS student chapter receives national recognition

The UMass Medical School student chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science was recognized as an Outstanding Chapter for Development during the organization’s annual conference recently held in San Antonio, Texas.

LISTEN: Perinatal experts discuss screening for postpartum depression

LISTEN: Perinatal experts discuss screening for postpartum depression

In a new Voices of UMassMed podcast, UMass Medical School perinatal experts Nancy Byatt, DO, MS, MBA, and Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, talk about creating an opportunity to screen moms for postpartum depression.

Rodrigo Lopez Gonzalez awarded Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship

Rodrigo Lopez Gonzalez awarded Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship

Rodrigo Lopez Gonzalez, PhD, has been awarded the 2019 Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity. 

Boston Globe highlights palliative care training at UMass Medical School

Boston Globe highlights palliative care training at UMass Medical School

UMass Medical School is working with Harvard, Tufts and Boston University to develop standards for end-of-life medical training, according to an article in the Oct. 10 Boston Globe

UMass Cancer Walk and Run draws 7,000 for 20th anniversary event

UMass Cancer Walk and Run draws 7,000 for 20th anniversary event

More than 7,000 people flocked to Worcester on Sunday, Sept. 30, to celebrate the 20th anniversary UMass Cancer Walk & Run. This year’s event raised nearly $650,000, the largest amount raised in eight years, with plenty of time still left to donate.

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