Sherry Pagoto, PhD, Lori Pbert, PhD, and colleagues outline a model meant to help primary care physicians address obesity during office visits and identify patients who might require additional support in a paper published by the American Journal of Medicine.
A full slate of celebrations and honors will highlight the accomplishments of students and faculty as UMass Medical School officially marks the start of a new academic year.
John R. Hayes Jr. has been appointed vice chancellor for development for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care. Prescott D. Stewart has been appointed executive director of advancement for UMass Medical School.
Elias Nammour, Jacqueline Tran and Anthony Tran, all members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019, are the first BaccMD scholars to enter the UMMS.
The Gene Therapy Center at UMass Medical School, a global leader in adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy, has received a $2 million endowment from the Horae Oriental Shenzhen Investment Company of Guangdong, China.
A new analysis of childhood obesity rates across public school districts in Massachusetts shows wide disparities, according to a new report from UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH).
Celia Schiffer, PhD, and collaborators will expand efforts to overcome drug resistance in hepatitis C and similar viruses with a $2.5 million, 5-year renewal of National Institutes of Health funding for her ongoing HCV research.
Toxicologist Peter R. Chai, MD, studies the use of Google Glass in the emergency room for virtual consults.
UMass Medical School held a picnic to welcome the School of Medicine Class of 2019.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins welcomed the 125 students of the School of Medicine Class of 2019 at a breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 5.