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October 2012

Record Number of UM Physicians Named Baltimore Magazine ''Top Doctors''

The results are based on a Baltimore Magazine survey of more than 10,000 randomly selected physicians in the Baltimore area, including Baltimore City and the surrounding seven counties.

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Posting Date: 10/31/2012
Contact Name: Sharon Boston
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: sboston@umm.edu
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University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences Contributes to 1000 Genomes Project

International Human Genomics Project Aims to Identify Genetic Variations that Cause Disease.

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Posting Date: 10/31/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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Radiation Treatment Following Surgery Improves Survival for Elderly Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers report benefit over lumpectomy alone.

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Posting Date: 10/31/2012
Contact Name: Karen Warmkessel
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: kwarmkessel@umm.edu
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Co-founders of the Institute of Human Virology Named 2012 UMB Entrepreneurs of the Year

Blattner and Redfield will be recognized for their global impact on treating and preventing HIV/AIDS.

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Posting Date: 10/24/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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200th Birthday of Historic Davidge Hall is Celebrated

Davidge Hall is the oldest medical school building in continuous use in the Western Hemisphere and it remains an icon for our University, the city, and the state.

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Posting Date: 10/18/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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New NIH Grant to Advance Joint UMCP and UMB Brain Surgery Robot Development

This NIH grant is one of the first awarded to a joint UMB and UMCP research project under the collaboration known as University of Maryland: MPowering the State.

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Posting Date: 10/16/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: edfishel@comcast.net
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School of Pharmacy's Augsburger Receives Top Industry Award

Professor emeritus is honored for his research and mentoring in pharmaceutics, drug process engineering, and dietary supplements.

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Posting Date: 10/15/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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National Leader Kirschling Named Nursing Dean

New dean comes from the University of Kentucky and will serve as University director of interprofessional education.

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Posting Date: 10/11/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Older Adults Tend Not to Stick With Their Meds Following Heart Attacks

New School of Pharmacy study of Medicare patients after heart attacks revealed an overall low exposure to the four medication classes.

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Posting Date: 10/10/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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UMB Surgical Technology Licensed to Medical Device-based Startup

Innovative device would promote increased use of safe, cost-effective laparoscopic technique for hysterectomy.

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Posting Date: 10/08/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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Social Work Community Outreach Service Celebrates Two Decades of Civic Engagement

UM School of School of Social Work marks the 20th anniversary of SWCOS in a series of events that draw exploring the value of community outreach.

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Posting Date: 10/04/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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