Lisa M. Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN, will be joining UMass Medical School as its next executive vice chancellor for Commonwealth Medicine, Chancellor Michael F. Collins has announced.
The UMass ALS Cellucci Fund supports the lab of Robert H. Brown Jr., MD, DPhil, a leading ALS researcher and the late former Gov. Paul Cellucci’s physician. Boston Globe columnist Thomas Farragher writes about how Paul and Jan Cellucci launched the campaign.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins was named one of the 50 most powerful people in the Central Massachusetts business community by the Worcester Business Journal.
In an effort to discourage parents from sleeping in the same bed as their newborns, UMass Medical School is collaborating with local community health organizations to give away “baby boxes,” according to an article published in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
The Summer Enrichment Program Class of 2018 came to UMass Medical School with dreams of medical careers. They left four weeks later with tangible skills, knowledge and support to help turn their dreams into reality.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins joined City of Worcester officials, local businesses and more than 300 city youths at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Monday, June 25, to kick off the 2018 Worcester Youth Worker Summer Symposium.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins believes the nation should unite around the children separated from their parents at the United States’ border, calling for Americans to send nurses, physicians, and mental health specialists as well as clothing and food to their aid, according to his June 22 op-ed in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
The UMass Cancer Walk and Run will celebrate its 20th anniversary this September. Sponsors and fundraising team leaders gathered on campus on Wednesday, June 20, to meet with cancer researchers and clinicians, tour cancer research labs, and get to work on the event’s ambitious goal of raising $750,000 this year.
The Remillard Family Community Service Fund has awarded its second set of grants providing support for community outreach programs led by UMass Medical School faculty, staff and students. Established in 2015 with a $3 million donation from the Remillard Family Foundation, the endowed fund is dedicated to providing ongoing support for community service initiatives.
Twenty-two faculty members have graduated from the Junior Faculty Development Program after completing mentored scholarly projects. The program, in its 9th year at UMMS, is considered a national model.