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Artist in Residence: Two sonographers share a passion for creating art

"The Art of Amanda Donahue and Mary Gemme" is the latest Artist in Residence exhibit at UMass Medical School’s Lamar Soutter Library. Paintings by Gemme and drawings by Donahue will be on display from Thursday, Nov. 6, through Monday, Dec. 29.

UMMS Work Without Limits honors efforts to advance employment of individuals with disabilities

UMMS Work Without Limits honors efforts to advance employment of individuals with disabilities

UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits presents three awards for efforts to advance employment of individuals with disabilities at the second annual “Raise the Bar Hire!” conference.

Collins to WBUR: ‘For the first time in a long time, there was hope’

Collins to WBUR: ‘For the first time in a long time, there was hope’

In an op-ed for Boston WBUR-FM’s Cognoscenti, Chancellor Michael F. Collins underscores the importance of relief efforts in Ebola-stricken Liberia, including those underway at UMass Medical School. 

UMMS ‘priceless ally’ in the Ebola fight, according to Telegram op-ed

UMMS ‘priceless ally’ in the Ebola fight, according to Telegram op-ed

An editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette lauds Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen for supporting efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic, and UMass Medical School for launching a relief initiative in Liberia, funded by the Allen Foundation.

Commonwealth Medicine number two on list of top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts

Commonwealth Medicine number two on list of top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts

Commonwealth Medicine, the health care consulting and operations division of UMass Medical School, is number two on the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, announced The Boston Globe Magazine and its partner The Commonwealth Institute. Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, is the chief executive at Commonwealth Medicine.

Massachusetts Health Council honors Joyce Murphy

Massachusetts Health Council honors Joyce Murphy

Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of Commonwealth Medicine, received the Outstanding Leadership award from the Massachusetts Health Council. Murphy was honored for her work increasing access to health care for high-risk populations.

Blind Spot co-author Mahzarin Banaji to lead campus discussion about unconscious bias

Blind Spot co-author Mahzarin Banaji to lead campus discussion about unconscious bias

In the featured event of the Diversity Campus Read initiative, Mahzarin Banaji, PhD, co-author of The Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People, will describe her work exploring the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about human differences. The event takes place on Oct. 28.

Expert’s Corner: Pediatric critical care specialist on enterovirus D68

Expert’s Corner: Pediatric critical care specialist on enterovirus D68

Scot Bateman, MD, talks about how to prevent and treat enterovirus D68, and offers guidance and reassurance for worried parents.

Even motivated dieters need close access to healthy food

Even motivated dieters need close access to healthy food

A new study from the UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health finds that not having close access to healthy foods can discourage even the most motivated dieters. The study by Wenjun Li, PhD, et. al. was published online Oct. 7 by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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