2016 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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UHealthSolutions celebrates 15 years of serving Medicare and Medicaid populations, health plans

UHealthSolutions is marking 15years of delivering customized solutions to health care organizations and the populations they serve.

Big deals at Fourth Annual Worcester County Vendor Tradeshow

The UMMS Purchasing Department and the Office of Community and Government Relations, in conjunction with the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, are sponsoring the Fourth Annual Worcester County Vendor Tradeshow on Tuesday, May 24.

Worcester Public Schools Book Drive runs through mid-May

UMass Medical School is once again participating in the “Worcester: the City that Reads Book Drive.” The annual book drive promotes literacy in the community, puts books into the hands of children who may not have books in their homes and promotes the importance of being a lifetime reader.

International Festival returns to UMass Medical School on May 6

A celebration of the countries and cultures represented in the UMass Medical School community will take place on Friday, May 6, at the tenth annual International Festival, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Medical School lobbies.

Twelfth annual Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing awarded for reflections on caregiving

The Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing ceremony and selected readings will take place at a brownbag lunch on Wednesday, May 4, in the Hiatt Auditorium beginning at noon.

Autism expert to receive Federation for Children with Special Needs award

Amy K. Weinstock, director of the UMMS Autism Insurance Resource Center, will be presented with the Martha Zeigler Founders Award by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.

‘Depths of Field’ by David Kennedy latest Artist in Residence exhibit

Photography by David Kennedy, PhD, professor of psychiatry, is featured in the next installation of the Artist in Residence Series at the Lamar Soutter Library.

Steven Hatch looks at uncertainty in medicine in new book

In his new book Snowball in a Blizzard: A Physician's Notes on Uncertainty in Medicine, Steven C. Hatch, MD, focuses on the theme of uncertainty in medicine, something he considers as an underappreciated reality in medical diagnosis and treatment.

Sally Kent recognized for collaborative research at diabetes conference

Sally C. Kent, PhD, was recently recognized at the Network for Pancreatic Donors with Diabetes (nPOD) 8th Annual Scientific Session in Miami as a “champion of the collaborative spirit.”

Martin receives international service award from Medical Library Association

The Medical Library Association has announced that Elaine Martin, DA, will be the recipient of its 2016 T. Mark Hodges International Service Award. 

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