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Executive vice chancellor for innovation and business development to depart in the new year

Executive vice chancellor for innovation and business development to depart in the new year

Jim Glasheen, PhD, who has led UMass Medical School’s innovation and business development enterprise since 2017, will depart the Medical School in the new year.

Full circle: Nili Amir, SOM ’21, spent her birthday delivering babies at same hospital where she was born

Full circle: Nili Amir, SOM ’21, spent her birthday delivering babies at same hospital where she was born

On her birthday, Aug. 3, Nili Amir, SOM ’21, an aspiring OB/GYN, helped deliver babies at UMass Memorial Medical Center, where she was born in 1992.

New School of Medicine students share experience in first weeks of hybrid learning

New School of Medicine students share experience in first weeks of hybrid learning

Students in the School of Medicine Class of 2024 are connecting with their peers in virtual and in-person environments as they enter their second week at UMass Medical School, where a hybrid curriculum is underway due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Anthony Rothschild named editor-in-chief of Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Anthony Rothschild named editor-in-chief of Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Anthony Rothschild, MD, will become an editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology on Jan. 1, journal publisher Wolters Kluwer has announced.

Lisa Colombo awarded honorary degree, delivers COVID-inspired commencement address

Lisa Colombo awarded honorary degree, delivers COVID-inspired commencement address

Lisa M. Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN, received an honorary Doctor of Science in Nursing degree from Worcester State University and delivered the commencement address during a virtual graduation ceremony.

School of Medicine Class of 2024 welcomed amid new normal

School of Medicine Class of 2024 welcomed amid new normal

The School of Medicine Class of 2024, comprising 162 students, began a hybrid curriculum of virtual and in-person studies at UMass Medical School this week. Chancellor Michael F. Collins welcomed the class over a Zoom video conference.

Redesigned Lamar Soutter Library ready for school and COVID-19 precautions

Redesigned Lamar Soutter Library ready for school and COVID-19 precautions

The Lamar Soutter Library is reopening its doors at UMass Medical School after completion of an interior renovation. In a serendipitous stroke of good timing, the redesigned work area also lends itself well to accommodating social distancing for COVID-19 precautions.

Welcome to the new UMassMed News

Welcome to the new UMassMed News

UMass Medical School today unveiled a refreshed look and feel for the UMMS home page and the news website, now called UMassMed News as part of an update of the Medical School’s institutional brand identity and style.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: From Kolkata to Worcester, GSBS student Kasturi Biswas drawn to science of the brain

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: From Kolkata to Worcester, GSBS student Kasturi Biswas drawn to science of the brain

Kasturi Biswas, a PhD candidate in neurobiology, traveled from her native India to Massachusetts to study at UMass Medical School.

UMass Medical School receives $100 million in NIH grants to lead push for fast, accessible COVID-19 tests

UMass Medical School receives $100 million in NIH grants to lead push for fast, accessible COVID-19 tests

UMass Medical School has been awarded grants totaling more than $100 million to coordinate the nationwide push for fast, accessible COVID-19 testing, playing a major role in the National Institutes of Health’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, or RADx, program.

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