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2021 COMMUNITY

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Thanksgiving message from Chancellor Michael Collins

Thanksgiving message from Chancellor Michael Collins

Chancellor Michael F. Collins is wishing the UMass Chan Medical School community a happy holiday season.

DIO launches Diversity Campus Read

DIO launches Diversity Campus Read

The Diversity and Inclusion Office at UMass Chan Medical School is hosting a Diversity Campus Read featuring Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington and The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee.

Advocate and activist Chastity Bowick keynote speaker for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Advocate and activist Chastity Bowick keynote speaker for Transgender Day of Remembrance

UMass Chan Medical School participated in the worldwide Transgender Day of Remembrance with a virtual event hosted by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Committee of the Diversity & Inclusion Office as part of its Centering the Margins series.

Director of Newborn Screening Program recognized for lifetime achievement

Director of Newborn Screening Program recognized for lifetime achievement

Roger B. Eaton, PhD, director of the New England Newborn Screening Program, is the 2021 recipient of the Harry Hannon Laboratory Improvement Award in Newborn Screening.

UMass Chan Cares charitable giving campaign enters final week

UMass Chan Cares charitable giving campaign enters final week

Members of the UMass Chan Medical School community have until Tuesday, Nov. 23, to participate in the 2021 UMass Chan Cares charitable giving campaign. Faculty, students and staff can direct donations to many internal and external funding options. 

Veterans share stories of service, importance of new VA clinic

Veterans share stories of service, importance of new VA clinic

Meet four of the veterans who will get their care from the community-based outpatient clinic for veterans opening on the UMass Chan Medical School campus.

What’s the difference between a PCR and antigen COVID-19 test?

What’s the difference between a PCR and antigen COVID-19 test?

Nate Hafer, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine, explains the differences between PCR and antigen tests for SAR-CoV-2. He is part of the RADx research team at UMass Chan. 

Diverse workforce goals exceeded in construction of new VA community-based outpatient clinic

Diverse workforce goals exceeded in construction of new VA community-based outpatient clinic

UMass Chan Medical School exceeded diversity hiring goals in the construction of the newly completed community-based outpatient clinic  for veterans on its Worcester campus, according to the University of Massachusetts Building Authority, general contractor Suffolk Construction and UMass Chan.

Veterans Affairs and UMass Chan celebrate ribbon cutting of new community outpatient clinic

Veterans Affairs and UMass Chan celebrate ribbon cutting of new community outpatient clinic

The VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and UMass Chan Medical School hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Nov. 8, to celebrate the opening of a new 48,000-square-foot community-based outpatient clinic for veterans located on the Medical School’s campus in Worcester.

UMass Chan students team up with Worcester to vaccinate kids against COVID-19

UMass Chan students team up with Worcester to vaccinate kids against COVID-19

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5 to 11 received final authorization from the CDC and Worcester officials, with the help of UMass Chan Medical School volunteers, have hit the ground running to vaccinate the city’s children.

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