Kola Akindele, JD, has been promoted to assistant vice chancellor for city and community relations in the Office of Community and Government Relations at UMass Medical School, according to an announcement from Chancellor Michael F. Collins.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dean Mary Ellen Lane, PhD, welcomed and congratulated 52 graduate students entering the transformative years of their doctoral research during the GSBS Qualifying Exam Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
As part of UMass Medical School’s ongoing initiatives to share news about the research, academic and service achievements that take place every day on our campuses, a new magazine debuts this week, @umassmed.
Thirty-six students marked an educational and professional milestone at their Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony on Monday, Sept. 17, as they received pins symbolizing their entry into the profession.
Thanks to the generosity of its employees and students, UMass Medical School has awarded classroom enrichment mini-grants totaling $38,000 to 27 teachers in the Worcester Public Schools North Quadrant.
In the latest episode of the Voices of UMassMed podcast, Jennifer Reidy, MD, shares insight and evidence about how palliative care can ease the burden of complex illness, and discusses her career mission to make it standard of care at UMMS and beyond.
The School of Medicine Class of 2022 at UMass Medical School donned their white coats for the first time in a heartfelt ceremony on Friday, Sept. 14, under a tent on the campus green, as the first-year medical students accepted the mantel of the medical profession.
Jane Freedman, MD; Jonathan Gerber, MD; Jason Shohet, MD, PhD; and Zhiping Weng, PhD; were officially invested into named professorships at the 2018 Investiture Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13, bringing the total number of endowed chairs at UMass Medical School to 49.
In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins noted accomplishments of the past year and awarded Chancellor’s Medals to four distinguished faculty for their exemplary teaching, scholarship, clinical excellence and service.
Jomol Mathew, PhD, has been appointed chief research informatics officer for UMass Medical School. She leads the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Informatics Core, which provides services that enhance the ability to conduct a broad spectrum of clinical and translational research.