2014 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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Next Science Café Woo: Unraveling the molecular structures from the magnetic melodies of atoms

Haribabu Arthanari, PhD, biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology lecturer at Harvard Medical School, will be talking about the unique 3-D pattern of biomolecules and their role in disease at Science Café Woo on Monday, Oct. 27.

UMMS MOLST program improving end-of-life care according to Boston Globe editorial

The end-of-life care process in Massachusetts is improving through the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program, according to an editorial in the Sept. 28 Boston Globe. The program is a partnership between UMMS and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Exhibit ‘Our Stories’ marks Disabilities and Employment Awareness Month

UMass Medical School will mark Disabilities and Employment Awareness Month with the photographic exhibit Our Stories: Celebrating Four Decades of Living in the Community, on display at the Lamar Soutter Library from Oct. 1 through Nov. 3. 

UMMS hosts State House Health Day

Faculty, staff and students from UMass Medical School provided flu shots, blood pressure screenings, CPR demonstrations and preventative health tips at State House Health Day on Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Great Hall.

Calling UMass Medical School musicians to share their talents

UMass Medical School students, faculty and staff are invited to share their musical talents by volunteering to perform at UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Office of Clinical Affairs health policy expert attends White House briefings

Office of Clinical Affairs Associate Medical Director Umbereen S. Nehal, MD, MPH, has been invited to the White House twice in four weeks to attend health policy briefings.

UMass board chair Henry M. Thomas calls UMass Medical School ‘epic success’

In a speech to the Worcester Area Chamber of Commerce on June 18, University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Chairman Henry M. Thomas III highlighted the importance of UMass Medical School to the success of the regional economy.

SPARC new name for mental health services research unit

The UMass Medical School Department of Psychiatry has announced that Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, or SPARC, is the new name for what was previously called the Center for Mental Health Services Research.

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