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Shriver Center Relocation
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center relocated at the end of November to the main campus of the UMass Medical School in Worcester and a satellite location in Charlestown, MA. Please see our new contact information.
Fellows from the Shriver Center's LEND program, participating in the annual day of training in emergency preparedness and response in relation to people with disabilities, heard from a panel of emergency responders who described their individual and agency experiences and roles relating to the Boston Marathon bombings. Participants on the panel were: Liisa Jackson, MA Region 4A Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator; Sgt. George Demos, Watertown Police Department; Wil van Dinter, Watertown Public Health Nurse; John Grieb, Deputy Director, Emergency Preparedness Bureau, MA Department of Public Health; Jonathan O’Dell, Assistive Technology Manager and Training Specialist, Department of Communication Access, Mass. Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The LEND training day is just one of the current activities of the Shriver Center's Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative.
2013 UMMS Light It Up Blue event enjoyed by many from UMMS and the community.
Massachusetts Autism Commission issues report with the help of UMMS Shriver Center expert, Amy Weinstock