Newsmaker: Chancellor sits down with Worcester Business Journal

By Lisa Larson

UMass Medical School Communications

September 19, 2012

Chancellor Michael F. Collins sat down with Worcester Business Journal editor Rick Saia recently for a question-and-answer feature on health care reform, the growth of UMass Medical School and the upcoming opening of the Albert Sherman Center. The story, “Taking a double dose of change: Q & A with Dr. Michael F. Collins, chancellor, UMass Medical School,” was published Sept. 17.

“We're going to be increasing both our education and our research spaces, in an environment in which, hopefully, the sparks of innovation will fly,” Chancellor Collins told Saia, in describing the Sherman Center. “So we've picked areas where we have a particular expertise—clinical translational science, RNA biology, gene therapy, gene research—and we're going to house those scientific endeavors within proximity to each other.”

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Taking A Double Dose Of Change: Q&A With Dr. Michael F. Collins, Chancellor, UMass Medical School