Stories illustrating the dynamic impact that philanthropy has on the work being conducted by UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care to enhance the health and well-being of our local and global communities.

new endowed chairs

new endowed chairs


UMass Medical School faculty appointed to endowed chairs 

Newly funded posts supported by Maroun Semaan, UMass ALS Cellucci Fund; existing chairs filled with deserving faculty. Read more


Ronald McDonald House Charities


UMass Memorial NICU baby sleeping safely at home in donated baby box 

When UMass Memorial nurse Lisa Audette, RN, learned about the baby box concept, she knew it had potential to help our NICU babies. Read more


Ronald McDonald House Charities


Local kids with asthma get support from Ronald McDonald House Charities 

Funds donated to UMass Memorial's Pediatric Pulmonary Asthma Program. Read more


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Five Boston Marathon runners will support UMass ALS Cellucci Fund 

On April 17, 2017—and for the sixth consecutive year—volunteer runners will participate in the one-and-only Boston Marathon to raise money for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund. Read more


retired dentist


Retired dentist honors late wife with gift to UMMS 

Supports Parkinson’s disease research in Department of Neurology. Read more


Investiture 2014


Girl on a mission 

With an innate desire to help others, local 8-year-old directs her birthday gifts to patients at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center. Read more

FY16 Annual Report of Donors  

2016 Annual Report of Donors

Stories of support and lists of donors that reflect giving from July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016. See the online report.

Winter Ball 2016  

Eighth annual Winter Ball raises record amount

The Winter Ball hit a major milestone on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Bolstered by a record amount in sponsorship dollars, the black-tie event raised more than $1 million. Read more.

Pathways of Promise  

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

Support will shape future of research, teaching and learning, community and global health. Visit campaign website.

UMass Memorial Medical Center renovation rendering  

UMass Memorial Medical Center renovation project

UMass Memorial Health Care has launched a significant upgrade initiative on the Memorial and University campuses of its academic medical center in Worcester.  Read more.

David Nicholson at HHS annual meeting 2016  

2016 HHS annual meeting focuses on the science of addiction

At the 31st Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society on May 24, members paid tribute to the group’s distinguished research history and focused on scientific solutions to the thorny contemporary problem of addiction and substance misuse. Read more.

Grateful patient endows rheumatology chair  

Gift from grateful patient funds new endowed chair in rheumatology

Timothy and Elaine Peterson promote awareness, research of inflammatory arthritis; Jonathan Kay, MD, appointed inaugural recipient. Read more.


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