2017 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES- Archives -
The national expansion on Saturday, Dec. 16, of the Goods for Guns buyback program, co-founded by trauma surgeon Michael P. Hirsh, MD, is one significant step to reducing gun violence, according to a Dec. 14 editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Members of the UMass Medical School Police Department and colleagues filled nine cruisers with donated gifts for foster children in the region thanks to generous holiday shoppers.
Members of the UMass Medical School community are invited to attend a discussion on health care policy and access entitled, “Chaos in State and Federal Health Policy: What’s Going on and What Does It Mean for Us?” on Tuesday, Dec. 12.
UMass Medical School is participating in the Coats for Kids winter clothing drive, to benefit the Worcester Public Schools North Quadrant.
The Lamar Soutter Library’s Artist in Residence Series presents “What the Eye Sees and the Heart Feels,” an exhibit of photographs by Andrea Pastick
On Monday, Oct. 30, Facilities Management will begin work to install an electrical substation on the roof of the University Campus hospital. A large work and staging area on the quad in front of the hospital and the main medical school entrance will be fenced off throughout the project, which is expected to be completed in April.
Terence R. Flotte, MD; Phillip D. Zamore, PhD; and Christian Mueller, PhD, were recognized by the Boston Patent Law Association for a patent that describes an improved method of using gene therapy to treat alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
The Massachusetts Pharmacists Association will honor UMass Medical School pharmacy leader Kimberly Lenz, PharmD, with the Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions Award on Sept. 14 for her efforts to combat prescription drug abuse.
The data center at UMass Medical School has been awarded the Management & Operations Certification by the Uptime Institute
UMass Medical School has won national recognition for its use of technology to help connect seniors and people with disabilities with long-term services and supports.