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March 2012

University of Maryland Completes the Most Extensive Face Transplant In World

The face transplant was part of a 72-hour marathon of transplant activity at the University of Maryland Medical Center, one of the busiest transplant centers in the world.

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Posting Date: 03/27/2012
Contact Name: Karen Lancaster
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: klancaster@umm.edu
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First Statewide Children's Oral Health Literacy Campaign Launched Here

Maryland leaders Brown, Cardin, Cummings join more than 200 invited guests at the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry at the University of Maryland.

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Posting Date: 03/26/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Maryland Poison Center, a service of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Celebrates its 40th Year

In 2011, the certified poison information specialists at the Poison Center handled over 63,000 calls from the public.

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Posting Date: 03/22/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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School of Dentistry's Dubner Honored with 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award

The internationally-regarded University of Maryland pain scientist has a remarkable record of research, teaching and mentoring, service and administrative leadership.

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Posting Date: 03/21/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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School of Social Work Holds Thursz Lecture, Honors Alumni at Homecoming Event

Bernstein delivers Daniel Thursz Social Justice Lecture, which includes a panel discussion of inequality in the context of federal tax and budget policies.

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Posting Date: 03/19/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Waiting to Exhale: Match Day Reveals the Future to the School of Medicine Class of 2012

Fourth-year medical students find out the residency program into which they have been accepted.

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Posting Date: 03/19/2012
Contact Name: Caelie M. Haines
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7508
Contact Email: chaines@som.umaryland.edu
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'Shock Trauma' to Help Train Dental Students, Residents

To enhance the School of Dentistry's focus on prevention and management of medical emergencies, it has partnered with the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

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Posting Date: 03/15/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Center for Translational Medicine Launched at School of Pharmacy

The new Center is designed to train future scientific leaders and apply insights from data already available to improve medical product development and health care efficiency.

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Posting Date: 03/14/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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School of Nursing Study Finds Usual Care Enough to Promote the Adjustment of Women with Early Breast Cancer

New findings show that adjustment occurs over time with or without additional interventions, as the body and spirit have a natural capacity to heal.

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Posting Date: 03/09/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-707-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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U.S. Brain Bee Champion Crowned. On to Cape Town

The brain bee is a two-day neuroscience competition for high school students, founded by Norbert Myslinski, PhD, University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

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Posting Date: 03/08/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland
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Maryland Women's Hall of Fame Inducts Maureen Black, ''Tireless'' Advocate of the Disadvantaged

The life's work of the honored University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist is to improve the nutritional care of women and children in need.

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Posting Date: 03/08/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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UM School of Nursing Students, Faculty Engage in 2012 Advocacy Day

Group shares facts on positive impact on health care delivery by students educated at clinical sites and by School's graduates, who make up greater than 40 percent of Maryland's nurse workforce.

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Posting Date: 03/05/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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USM Board of Regents Approves Bold Collaboration to Leverage UMB and UMCP Resources

'University of Maryland: MPowering the State' will increase opportunities for students and strengthen the state's innovation economy.

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Posting Date: 03/01/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-7063801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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