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May 2011

Annual Competition Encourages Students, Faculty Members to Bridge Disciplines

A collaborative panel of judges reviews teams who must draw upon the skills of pharmacists, nurses, lawyers, doctors and physical therapists to prevail over their peers.

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Posting Date: 05/24/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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UM President Urges Class of 2011 to Help Break Society's 'Cycle of Incivility'

Perman: Rewards of being nice apply to those entering careers in medicine, law, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, social work, and research.

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Posting Date: 05/20/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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University's Professional Schools Team up With Kenyans on NIH Initiative

A wealth of educational resources to be shared between the University of Maryland and the University of Nairobi, interprofessionally and within professional disciplines.

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Posting Date: 05/19/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Schools of Law, Nursing Give Members of Club UMD a Peek at Potential Careers

Many volunteers open their doors and labs to elementary and middle-school students who participate in the University of Maryland's after-school mentoring program.

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Posting Date: 05/19/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Historical Medical Conference Finds Darwin Suffered From Various Gastrointestinal Illnesses

Doctors investigate the long illness and death of the scientist known as "Father of Evolution".

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Posting Date: 05/18/2011
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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UM Center for Integrative Medicine Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Sen. Barbara Mikulski highlights speakers at event to kick off new fundraising campaign and cut ribbon on new offices.

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Posting Date: 05/17/2011
Contact Name: Sharon Boston
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: sboston@umm.edu
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University of Maryland and University of Maryland Medical Center Unveil a Unified Look

Common logo provides simplified, consistent external public image.

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Posting Date: 05/12/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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School of Pharmacy Professor Joins U.S. Surgeon General in Kicking Off National Medication Adherence Campaign

The important roles of retail pharmacists and nurses are cited in a study of drug adherence outcomes by Harvard School of Medicine.

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Posting Date: 05/11/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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Homeless Veterans Flashing Big Smiles These Days

The continuing partnership between the VA Maryland Health Care System and the University of Maryland Dental School has helped more than 2,500 veterans get dental care.

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Posting Date: 05/10/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Health Care Delivery Needs to Be a Science Too, Carolyn Clancy Tells University of Maryland

The director of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says Starbucks does a better job of teamwork than 'most of medicine' in this country.

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Posting Date: 05/06/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Promising HIV/AIDS Vaccine Candidate Nets $23.4 Million Funding

UMB's Gallo says immunogen has the potential to neutralize a wide spectrum of HIV-1 Strains. Research will advance to clinical trials.

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Posting Date: 05/05/2011
Contact Name: Nora Grannell
Contact Phone: 410-706-1954
Contact Email: NGrannell@ihv.umaryland.edu
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Dental School Praised for Bringing Oral Health Research Home

Acting director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research says the School is a "fabulous example of a dental institution that draws strength by spanning many areas of research."

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Posting Date: 05/04/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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