2017 COMMUNITY- Archives -
The Goods for Guns buyback program is expanding with the launch of National Gun Buyback Day on Saturday, Dec. 16. Learn more about it in a UMass Medical School Facebook Live interview with program co-founder Michael P. Hirsh, MD, on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m.
The Winter Ball, the premier fundraising gala supporting the mission of the academic health sciences center comprising UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center, raised more than $1.4 million, a new gala record. More than $500K of that total will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins and UMass Medical School employees joined dozens of volunteers at Veterans Inc. in Worcester on Tuesday, Nov. 21, distributing full turkey dinners to hundreds of veterans
The Worcester District Medical Society has honored two UMass Medical School faculty members. Julia Johnson, MD, received the President’s Award and Giles Whalen, MD, accepted the Career Achievement Award.
Family medicine faculty Ronald Adler, MD, and Frank Domino, MD, will counsel patients about lifestyle modifications as well as medication to manage blood pressure and reduce cardiovascular disease risk rather than striving to achieve a set point for all, despite new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
UMass Medical School is providing flu shots to faculty, staff and students, free of charge, at on-campus clinics throughout November.
The 19th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & Run surpassed its fundraising goal, bringing in $560,000 to support cancer research and treatment at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.
The new federal commission on the opioid crisis will urge the Department of Justice to establish federal drug courts nationwide to better connect addicts with lifesaving treatment, a judicial system Massachusetts has used for years and recently improved with the help of UMass Medical School. Ira Packer, PhD, serves as director of the Center of Excellence for Specialty Courts.
UMass Medical School’s 2017 COMECC campaign is now underway and continues through Nov. 22.
The 2017 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign (COMECC) will run from Nov. 6 to Nov. 22. A new initiative to support services in the North Quadrant of the Worcester Public Schools will be part of COMECC for the first time.