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Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine

Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD

What is your role at UMMS and how does it support the overall institution?
I am a tenured track associate professor of medicine and have been continuously funded by NIH and NSF for over 10 years, with my research interests specifically directed at cardiovascular disease and diabetes prevention.

What part of your job brings you the greatest satisfaction?
My greatest satisfaction includes the successful publications and media attention of my research. I feel that I am making a contribution to society.

What keeps you at UMass Medical School?
I have been working at UMass Medical School for 23 years, and I started as a postdoctoral fellow in 1993. What keeps me at UMass Medical School is the opportunity to grow in the institution, the care given to my research work and the success of our department and division chiefs.