The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recognized UMass Medical School’s Health and Criminal Justice Program for its efforts in improving the health and outcomes of individuals involved in the criminal justice system during the AAMC’s 126th annual meeting Nov. 8 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Every day that John Dunleavy, a man with Down syndrome, comes to work for the Boston Bruins he has a smile on his face and a positive attitude. That approach has made an impression on the entire organization, and led UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits to honor John and the Bruins Oct. 27 for leadership in advancing workplace diversity and disability employment.
Men with disabilities are more likely than men without disabilities to be the victims of sexual violence, according to a national study co-authored by UMass Medical School, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Researchers conclude that sexual assault screening, prevention, and response efforts need to be inclusive of all people with disabilities.
A UMass Medical School clinical pharmacy manager will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic, Massachusetts’ response and how pharmacists can play a role at MCPHS University’s sixth annual Stoklosa Symposium Oct. 22 at the Holiday Inn in Peabody.
Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, has been appointed to serve on the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare Board of Directors.
UMass Medical School health policy experts will outline enrollment and spending of the Massachusetts Medicaid program, MassHealth, during two October webinars hosted by the Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute, a program of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.
Siblings of children with mental health needs who participate in the UMass Medical School Sibling Support Program show a decrease in their sense of isolation and shame, one of the initiative’s parent mentors, Leah Baigell, said at the Cambridge Health Alliance Art of Healing Fundraiser April 29.
Kimberly A. Haddad, JD, MPH, chief of staff of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, has been named '10 to Watch' in 2015 by MetroWest495 Biz.
UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division will host Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality for a panel discussion at 2 p.m. Sept. 17. Commonwealth Medicine Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy, a member of the advisory committee, will sit on the panel.
Never compromise your values and push yourself to try new environments were two of several career lessons Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, shared with Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators at the Statehouse Sept. 10.