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  • We’re building a vaccine corps of medical and nursing students – it could transform efforts to vaccinate underserved areas

    In a piece published by The Conversation, Chancellor Michael F. Collins writes about the urgent need to vaccinate the U.S. population against COVID-19 and the institution's initiative to mobilize a vaccine corps comprising UMass Medical School students.

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  • Chancellor Collins and President Meehan call for COVID-19 Vaccine Corps in Boston Globe op-ed

    UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins and UMass President Marty Meehan are calling for the creation of a national COVID-19 Vaccine Corps, in a Boston Globe op/ed published Friday, Jan. 1.

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  • UMass Medical School taking a stand in support of positive change

    In a memo to the UMass Medical School community, Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Dean Terence R. Flotte say racism is a public health crisis and outline changes underway at UMMS.

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  • A message from Chancellor Collins and Chief Pierce

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Director of Public Safety C. Leon Pierce are coming together to acknowledge the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and call for accountability.

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  • Humanism in medicine is paramount, says Chancellor Collins in new TEDx Talk

    As modern medicine continues to rapidly improve through technological advancements, Chancellor Michael F. Collins is urging caregivers to remain committed to compassionate care, in a new TEDx Talk.

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Research by Mark Johnson provides insights into origins of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

Research by Mark Johnson provides insights into origins of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

A UMass Medical School neurosurgery research team has unlocked a genetic component underlying a mysterious brain disorder known as idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, a condition whose symptoms are often mistakenly attributed to other diseases or age.

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