Roula N. Choueiri, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, offers advice to parents and caregivers concerned that their child might have an autism spectrum disorder.
Thanks to student volunteers from UMass Medical School, a special group of Central Massachusetts children have been provided an opportunity to learn to love tennis through the ACEing Autism program.
Good oral health is essential for overall health, and primary care doctors have an important role to play in their patients’ dental health. Family physician and oral health advocate Hugh Silk, MD, MPH, explains why and how in this Expert’s Corner video.
On Match Day, the School of Medicine Class of 2015 learned where they will begin their careers as doctors; many—66 percent—have chosen primary care specialties.
Emergency departments can play valuable roles in addressing the opioid abuse crisis, according to health psychologist Edwin Boudreaux, PhD.
William R. Kobertz, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, turns learning about chemistry into fun for the fifth graders at Charlotte Dunning Elementary School in Framingham.
A new version of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against twice as many cancers as the existing formula, according to new research in the New England Journal of Medicine, but the vaccination rate against HPV continues to be low. Pediatrician Anne Powell helps families understand how the vaccine works and why doctors recommend it for pre-teens.
The annual observation highlighted the many ways in which members of the UMMS and UMass Memorial community serve their patients and communities.
For nearly a decade, UMMS volunteers have used the Science Journal to share research and discovery with the visually impaired and physically disabled.
A new study co-authored by investigators at UMass Medical School found no correlation between opioids administered in the emergency room and Press Ganey ED patient satisfaction scores, one of the most commonly used metrics for measuring patient satisfaction.