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June 13, 2018

UMass Medical School has been selected by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) to provide expert medical opinions and written recommendations on disability retirement applications. DRS administers retirement benefits for most public employees in Washington, including law enforcement and firefighters.

Joyce Murphy
June 12, 2018

UMass Medical School's Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of Commonwealth Medicine, will be honored with the John M. Corcoran Award for Excellence at the St. Mary's Center for Women and Children's 15th annual Diamonds of Dorchester event on October 17, 2018.

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May 31, 2018

Hundreds of medical interpreters from Massachusetts and across New England will share stories, network and earn professional certifications at the annual Paving the Way to Health Care Access Conference.

Kimberly Lenz
May 15, 2018

There isn’t a one-size-fits all solution for identification and treatment of patients at risk for misuse or abuse of controlled substances, but Kimberly Lenz, PharmD, shares an effective new approach the UMass Medical School is taking in the battle against addiction in an interview with the American Journal of Managed Care.

Katharine London
May 10, 2018

UMass Medical School’s nationally recognized thought leader on transitioning to a single-payer health care system, Katharine London, is a featured speaker at the Boston Bar Association’s “Single Payer Health Care: Why? How & When?” event May 14.

Kathleen Nichols
May 08, 2018

The Autism Insurance Resource Center honored Disability Evaluation Services Client Service Manager Kathleen Nichols with the Champion Award for her unwavering commitment to serving people with disabilities in Massachusetts.

Joyce Murphy
May 04, 2018

UMass Medical School's Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of the Commonwealth Medicine division, has joined the Board of Directors at both Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank.

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April 27, 2018

The complexities of gene therapies, current and future indications and budget impacts as outlined by UMass Medical School's Nicole Trask, PharmD, are featured in a Managed Healthcare Executive article.

Sage Bagwell
April 26, 2018

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has awarded the AMCP Foundation Best Poster Award in the Residents and Fellows category to UMass Medical School resident Sage Bagwell, PharmD.

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April 23, 2018

For the third year, UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits, is teaming up with the American Association of People with Disabilities to bring Disability Mentoring Day to Massachusetts on April 27.

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April 17, 2018

Clinical pharmacists from UMass Medical School are set to share their work at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting on April 24 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

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April 11, 2018

Hepatitis C is curable, with a new class of drugs boasting success rates of 90 percent or more. But the costs of these treatments can pose serious cost issues for state Medicaid programs and other health plans, notes Pavel Lavitas, PharmD, BCPS.

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March 28, 2018

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy has elected Nicole Trask, PharmD, of UMass Medical School to a two-year term as secretary of the AMCP Northeast Regional Affiliate.

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March 20, 2018

UMass Medical School will bestow the inaugural Warren J. Ferguson Scholarship award to Precious Bedell, a tireless advocate for improving the lives of people affected by incarceration, at the Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

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March 14, 2018

Amid constant change in the world of medicine and health care, insurance adjusters must keep a close eye on the latest advances, notes David Nowell, PhD.

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