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Texting new mothers to improve postpartum care, a partnership between UMass Medical School and MassHealth

More than a thousand pregnant women and new moms in Massachusetts are now able to receive appointment reminders and learn about nutrition, safety and other postpartum issues – via text – through an innovative partnership between UMass Medical School and MassHealth. 

MassLive: UMass Medical School initiative to develop a standardized direct care curriculum that will help workers advance

A standardized direct care worker curriculum being developed for state colleges by a consortium led by UMass Medical School and funded by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education will improve care and help workers advance in their careers, according to an April 4 MassLive.com article.

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.