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Survey designed by Melissa Clark will assess needs of veterans with upper-limb amputations

UMass Medical School is working closely with researchers at Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center on a national study to examine the needs of veterans and active duty service members who have major upper-limb amputations. Melissa Clark, PhD, senior director of research and evaluation for Commonwealth Medicine, said the study is a great example of the school’s commitment to improving the lives of veterans.

Jorge Sanchez Jr. receives Chancellor’s Award for diversity at annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tribute

At the 29th annual tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 12, UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins announced that the 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity recipient is Jorge Sanchez Jr., director of client relations for Commonwealth Medicine and co-chair of the Commonwealth Medicine Cultural Diversity Committee.

Massachusetts Medical Society: Dr. Warren Ferguson named 2016 Community Clinician of the Year

Warren Ferguson, MD, has been named the 2016 Community Clinician of the Year by the Worcester district of the Massachusetts Medical Society. Dr. Ferguson is director of academic programs for the Health and Criminal Justice Program and medical director of the Massachusetts Area Health Education Center.