2016 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES- Archives -
The USBLN has chosen UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits to become its Massachusetts affiliate, a designation that will expand efforts to promote and support disability inclusion among employers in the state.
Thomas P. Goss, MD, authored a chapter entitled “Fractures of the Scapula” in the recently published definitive textbook, Rockwood and Matsen’s The Shoulder.
The National Commission on Correctional Health Care has selected Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, director of correctional mental health policy and research at UMass Medical School’s Center for Health Policy and Research, as the recipient of the prestigious 2016 B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communications award.
The UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center system-wide vaccination program has launched. Students, faculty and staff can get vaccinated at various sites at no cost throughout October and November.
Several UMass Medical School employees are among those being honored by the 2016 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program.
Carolyn S. Langer, MD, MPH, JD, director of UMass Medical School’s Office of Clinical Affairs, received the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Leadership Award in Public Health Practice.
The work of Troy Thompson will be featured in the next installment of the Lamar Soutter Library’s Artist in Residence series, which runs from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31 on the first floor of the library.
A UMass Medical School survey of primary care physicians at Massachusetts community health centers finds a workforce more prepared to practice in a health center through training while also citing concerns of an aging workforce, according to an article in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
Research by scientists at UMMS that shows how argonaute proteins rewrite the rules to make oligonucleotides behave like RNA-binding proteins is the topic of a paper selected by the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society as the most impactful paper in the field of oligonucleotide therapeutics for 2015-16.
The Lamar Soutter Library has announced the online publication of The University of Massachusetts Medical School, A History: Integrating Primary Care and Biomedical Research, written by UMMS historian Ellen More, PhD.