The Healthy Weight Research Network (HWRN), a national research network that is coordinated by UMass Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine, will host a free symposium at the Hilton Baltimore May 11 in Maryland. The symposium will share the latest information about obesity, physical activity, and eating behavior in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD).
Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, has been invited to speak before the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators about the career journey that led her to Commonwealth Medicine, the public health care consulting division of the medical school. Murphy will address the caucus in the Statehouse at 10 a.m. Sept. 10.
Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, joined NAMI Massachusetts Medical Director Ken Duckworth, MD, on WBZ Nightside with Dan Rea July 29 to discuss the stigma of mental illness in the workplace and how it can be eliminated.
Elaine Gabovitch, MPA, an autism advocate at UMass Medical School, will discuss how a family-centered approach can assist in identifying delays at the Division for Early Childhood’s Institute on Family Engagement in Early Childhood Special Education March 16.
UMass Medical School's Commonwealth Medicine division is working to create better care models, Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy writes in a column for Health, a quarterly published by the Worcester Business Journal.
A federally funded project that aims to improve Vermont’s health care system is succeeding with support from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division.
The Center for Health Care Financing, a unit within UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, assisted the state of New York in identifying more than $496 million in erroneous Medicaid payments and helped the state recover $211 million from the federal government.
A study of the best treatments for substance use disorder and hepatitis C for justice-involved populations will be led by UMass Medical School, according to an article posted on the MD Magazine website, HCPLive.com.
To Juliana Salvi’s parents, it’s fitting that her first birthday follows a snowstorm. The little girl was born during the January 2015 blizzard. Staff from UMass Medical School's New England Newborn Screening Program, who did not let the historic snowfall delay testing, have been credited with saving her life.