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Inspired by care cousin received for rare genetic disorder, Ryan Barrette wants to give back

Inspired by care cousin received for rare genetic disorder, Ryan Barrette wants to give back

Born and raised on Cape Cod, Ryan Barrette, SOM ’21 knew he would have a future in medicine after witnessing the care given to his cousin, who was diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome.

Quiet hours: UMass Medical School students work to improve sleep quality in hospital

Quiet hours: UMass Medical School students work to improve sleep quality in hospital

The UMass Medical School project, led by Nick Hebda, SOM ’21, focused on the South 5 unit, a 33-bed medical and surgical inpatient unit with both single and double rooms at UMass Memorial Medical Center Memorial Campus.

Deborah DeMarco honored by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Deborah DeMarco honored by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Deborah DeMarco, MD, is the recipient of the ACGME 2020 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award. The award acknowledges the leadership and commitment of designated institutional officials who foster an excellent environment for resident/fellow education at their institutions.

Like mother, like daughter: GSN student Emily Davenport grew up with ‘extra caring touch’

Like mother, like daughter: GSN student Emily Davenport grew up with ‘extra caring touch’

Emily Davenport always knew she wanted to be a nurse. Now in her third year on the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track, she began work as an RN at UMass Memorial Medical Center when the COVID-19 pandemic began.

UMass Medical School students study population health through community lens

UMass Medical School students study population health through community lens

School of Medicine and Graduate School of Nursing students explored a range of public health issues through population health clerkships and presented their work virtually.

Science LIVE brings virtual labs to area middle school students

Science LIVE brings virtual labs to area middle school students

UMass Medical School’s RNA Therapeutics Institute and Sanderson Center for Optical Experimentation have partnered with Technocopia Inc., a nonprofit community makerspace in downtown Worcester, to develop Science LIVE, a virtual outreach program to deliver science to middle school students during the pandemic.

PhD candidate Mohona Gupta seeks answers in retinal degenerative disease

PhD candidate Mohona Gupta seeks answers in retinal degenerative disease

Mohona Gupta, third-year PhD candidate in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, moved to Massachusetts from Kolkata, India in 2018 to attend UMass Medical School. It was the first time she had ever left her hometown, her family and her house for more than a few days.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosts improv workshops for PREP, IMSD students

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosts improv workshops for PREP, IMSD students

Students in the Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program and Initiative for Maximizing Student Development of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences gathered on Zoom recently to practice their quick-thinking skills through workshops in improvisation.

Project Civility launches series of student workshops on diversity, leadership

Project Civility launches series of student workshops on diversity, leadership

A new diversity and inclusion program at UMass Medical School called Project Civility aims to provide in-depth opportunities for students to explore diversity and inclusion, build personal skills, enhance learning outcomes and foster community and connections among the three schools.

Mina Botros connects patients to care through Worcester Free Clinics

Mina Botros connects patients to care through Worcester Free Clinics

Second-year School of Medicine student Mina Botros is the co-president of the Worcester Free Care Collaborative, a group of free medical programs in the greater Worcester area that offers free patient care. 

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