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June 26, 2015

Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, is one of the first 25 CEOS in Massachusetts to sign a National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) pledge to end the stigma of mental illness in the workplace.

June 18, 2015

Melody Rush, a lab technician in UMass Medical School’s New England Newborn Screening Program, was honored as an Unsung Heroine in a packed Statehouse ceremony June 17 for braving a blizzard to pick up a newborn baby’s blood sample and helping save her life.

June 15, 2015

Amy K. Weinstock, founding director of UMass Medical School’s Autism Insurance Resource Center, has been honored for outstanding service in the disability field by Northeast Arc.

June 12, 2015

Reforms in Massachusetts have shown that health care access and usage improve when inmates are enrolled in Medicaid before release, a UMass Medical School correctional health expert told Stateline, a newspaper of The PEW Charitable Trusts.

June 11, 2015

A registered nurse known nationally as a pioneer in the field of medical interpreting has been chosen as the recipient of the first Ernest “Tony” Winsor Award, which will be presented June 19 at the 10th annual Paving the Way to Health Care Access conference co-sponsored by MassHealth and UMass Medical School.

June 10, 2015

UMass Medical School experts will present their research on a variety of health policy topics at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting June 14-16 in Minneapolis.

June 08, 2015

A technological partnership between UMass Medical School and MassHealth aims to help new moms meet the challenges of infant care and improve their postpartum care through text messages, according to an article published by The Boston Globe’s BetaBoston online newspaper June 5.

June 05, 2015

Receiving a cancer diagnosis and facing mortality was a personal experience for UMass Medical School’s Judith L. Steinberg, MD, MPH, but she told ALIVE With Joan Lunden that it is also influencing her work as a clinician and leader in health care delivery reform.

June 04, 2015

Fellows at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center will present posters on their work helping local organizations provide better services to people with developmental disabilities June 5 at the Shriver Center in Charlestown.

June 03, 2015

An expert in instructional design at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is working to improve education in public schools by helping make it possible for all students to learn at their own pace.

May 28, 2015

About 250 medical interpreters from throughout New England will learn about the latest advances in the field during the 10th annual Paving the Way to Health Care Access conference, co-sponsored by MassHealth and UMass Medical School.

May 26, 2015

Autism advocate Elaine Gabovitch, MPA, will co-teach Act Early teams from Massachusetts as well as six visiting states about how to consider cultural differences when screening young children for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during a two-day Peer-to-Peer Exchange event through a collaboration between the Massachusetts Act Early Program and the national Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) to be hosted at the Boston Children’s Museum next month.

Index and AIRC
May 22, 2015

The Autism Insurance Resource Center at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center has honored three individuals for their leadership, dedication and commitment to helping those in the autism community.

May 21, 2015

A correctional health expert at UMass Medical School discussed MassHealth coverage for inmates in a U.S. News & World Report article May 19 detailing a nationwide effort to enroll inmates in Medicaid to reduce costs and improve health care access.

May 20, 2015

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.