UMass Medical School was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for the superior performance of its combined heat and power systems.
The eighth annual Winter Ball hit a major milestone on Friday, Dec. 2, raising more than $1 million for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. That figure includes nearly $250,000 for the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic.
Officials from UMass Medical School, Baystate Health, UMass Amherst and the City of Springfield gathered Thursday in Springfield to celebrate the official launch of the medical school’s first regional campus in Western Massachusetts.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins and UMass Medical School staffers were on hand distributing Thanksgiving turkeys with all the trimmings to veterans and their families at the Veterans Inc. annual Holiday Harvest event on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
The UMass Medical School community is saddened by the death of H. Brownell Wheeler, MD, founding chair of surgery and the Harry M. Haidak Distinguished Professor of Surgery Emeritus, according to an announcement from Chancellor Michael F. Collins. Dr. Wheeler died on Nov. 22, at age 87.
UMass Medial School toxicology expert Kavita Babu, MD, says a new, blockbuster U.S. surgeon general’s report calling for a shift in the way America addresses substance addiction lays out a specific roadmap for how the medical community can make further strides in its response to fighting the opioid crisis.
Katherine A. Fitzgerald, PhD, and Abraham L. Brass, MD, PhD, have been named 2016 Thomson Reuters Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers for being two of the world’s most influential and highly cited scientists.
A new, $2 million grant from the ALS Association to the ALS ONE-Massachusetts Partnership will support, in part, research at UMass Medical School run by internationally recognized amyotrophic lateral sclerosis researcher Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD.
Thanks to donations from initiatives such as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign, the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester is able to offer membership benefits to hundreds of children for $25 a year, a fraction of the $500 to $1,000 it would cost without that support.
UMass Medical School geriatrics researcher Jerry Gurwitz, MD, co-authored a JAMA Viewpoint article addressing the need to develop a better understanding of the long-term benefits and potential risks for the millions of older Americans who are taking statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes.