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Faculty recognized for promotion, awarded emeritus status

Faculty recognized for promotion, awarded emeritus status

Thirty-four faculty members were recognized recently for having been promoted, along with five who received tenure and five who were awarded emeritus status at UMass Medical School. 

UMass Medical School establishes term chairs to support junior faculty

UMass Medical School establishes term chairs to support junior faculty

The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation and The Glass Charitable Foundation are establishing five-year term chairs for three junior faculty in diabetes research at UMass Medical School. Laura Alonso, MD, Michael Brehm, PhD, and Rene Maehr, PhD, will each receive $300,000 over five years. 

UMass Medical School to open Springfield campus in partnership with Baystate Health

UMass Medical School to open Springfield campus in partnership with Baystate Health

UMass Medical School, Baystate Health and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will open a regional clinical campus of the medical school in Springfield, to be known as UMMS-Baystate Health. 

MD/PhD student expanding research and advocacy for health care in India

MD/PhD student expanding research and advocacy for health care in India

UMass Medical School students are conducting health disparities research in Gujarat, India, to improve health care in the region. The Research and Advocacy for Health in India initiative was spearheaded by MD/PhD student Apurv Soni. 

McGovern, Pelosi spotlight UMMS student-run Farm-to-Health Center Initiative as a model for the nation

McGovern, Pelosi spotlight UMMS student-run Farm-to-Health Center Initiative as a model for the nation

UMass Medical School students are being recognized for their efforts to identify patients at the Family Health Center of Worcester who don’t regularly have enough to eat and to provide them access to nutritious food through an innovative program they launched called the Farm-to-Health Center Initiative.

Harmon Hines named recipient of Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

Harmon Hines named recipient of Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

The American Society for Cell Biology has named Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD, professor of cell & developmental biology and vice provost for school services, the recipient of its 2015 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education.

Shriver Center education expert leading instructional reform

Shriver Center education expert leading instructional reform

Janet Twyman, PhD, an expert in instructional design at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, is working to improve education in public schools by helping make it possible for all students to learn at their own pace.

Three UMMS students named Schweitzer Fellows

Three UMMS students named Schweitzer Fellows

UMass Medical School students Joshua Kolikof, Blair Robinson and Gianna Wilkie, and Adrianna Nava of UMass Boston have been named 2015-16 Schweitzer Fellows by the Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program.

UMass Medical School honors graduates, recognizes selfless work

UMass Medical School honors graduates, recognizes selfless work

UMass Medical School awarded 233 degrees, including two honorary degrees, Sunday, May 31, at its 42nd Commencement exercises. Institute of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau, MD, delivered the keynote address.

Highlights from the 2015 UMass Medical School Commencement in pictures

Highlights from the 2015 UMass Medical School Commencement in pictures

See highlights from UMass Medical School, where 233 degrees, including two honorary degrees, were awarded on Sunday, May 31, at its 42nd Commencement exercises. 

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