2016 COMMUNITY- Archives -
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has been named a partner in the nation’s first manufacturing innovation institute in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and UMass Medical School is one of five universities supporting the effort.
Robert Goldberg, PhD, has been awarded a four-year NIH grant for Community Surveillance of Coronary Heart Disease, which continues four decades of monitoring local heart attack patients and their care to improve treatment and outcomes of heart and vascular disease.
A Public Health Reports editorial by Wenjun Li, PhD, and public health co-investigators details how local cigar sales regulations similar to those enacted in Boston may complement FDA regulations and strengthen control over tobacco use among young people in this country.
UMass Medical School was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for the superior performance of its combined heat and power systems.
The eighth annual Winter Ball hit a major milestone on Friday, Dec. 2, raising more than $1 million for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. That figure includes nearly $250,000 for the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Clinic.
The Executive Office of Elder Affairs is collaborating with UMass Medical School and other partners on the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative, which strives to make communities supportive and inclusive of individuals living with dementia and their families.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins and UMass Medical School staffers were on hand distributing Thanksgiving turkeys with all the trimmings to veterans and their families at the Veterans Inc. annual Holiday Harvest event on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
With only two days to go before the end of the 2016 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign (COMECC), co-chairs Anthony Carruthers, PhD, and Joan Vitello, PhD, are reminding employees of the value of their contributions.
C. Leon Pierce has been appointed the new director of public safety and deputy chief of police at UMass Medical School, where he was sworn in by Chief of Police John Luippold at a ceremony held on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Thanks to donations from initiatives such as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign, the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester is able to offer membership benefits to hundreds of children for $25 a year, a fraction of the $500 to $1,000 it would cost without that support.