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May 2014

UMB creates position to encourage research, industry partnerships

Simeon Taylor, MD, PhD, assumes role in University's Center for Clinical Trials and Corporate Contracts.

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Posting Date: 05/30/2014
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Previously Reported

Study finds highest incidence in women ages 65-69 - a group not included in current guidelines for routine cervical cancer screening.

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Posting Date: 05/23/2014
Contact Name: Karen Warmkessel
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: kwarmkessel@umm.edu
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UMB Center for Interprofessional Education Awards Seed Grants

Collaborative projects proposed by faculty members from several schools will engage students at locations in Baltimore and Montgomery County

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Posting Date: 05/21/2014
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Institute for a Healthiest Maryland Emphasizes Exercise With Walking Event

The Institute for a Healthiest Maryland inspired the University of Maryland, Baltimore community to get active with a walking event this May.

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Posting Date: 05/20/2014
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: karobinson@umaryland.edu
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Keynote Speaker Wes Moore Urges UMB Graduates to ''Make a Difference''

"Today is all about you" Moore tells new graduates.

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Posting Date: 05/16/2014
Contact Name: Jill Yesko
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jyesko@umaryland.edu
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UMB Holds Ceremonies for Class of 2014

Schools' pre-commencement speakers include Maryland Governor O'Malley, Baltimore City Schools Interim Chief Edwards.

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Posting Date: 05/16/2014
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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UMB Selects Leader for Community Promise Initiative

Ashley Valis, MSW, leaves a leadership role in the administration of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to help focus and direct UMB's community engagement programs.

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Posting Date: 05/15/2014
Contact Name: Alex Likowski
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: alikowski@umaryland.edu
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Time to Pass the Baton

Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan will step down as leader of the University System of Maryland.

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Posting Date: 05/13/2014
Contact Name: Alex Likowski
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: alikowski@umaryland.edu
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Entrepreneur, Author Wes Moore to Speak at UMB Commencement

Youth advocate and author believes in the power of "small interactions and effortless acts of kindness."

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Posting Date: 05/12/2014
Contact Name: Chris Zang
Contact Phone: 410-706-2074
Contact Email: czang001@umaryland.edu
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UMB Helps City in Taking Steps to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Perman, Rawlings-Blake Launch 'Get Fresh Kids' to encourage children and their parents to make healthier choices at Lexington Market

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Posting Date: 05/12/2014
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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School of Pharmacy Research Links Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to Stillbirths

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita may be responsible for up to half of the stillbirths in the areas hardest hit by the storms

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Posting Date: 05/09/2014
Contact Name: Malissa Carroll
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jyesko@umaryland.edu
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Experimental Vaccine Produces Immune Response Against MERS-CoV

The University of Maryland School of Medicine and Novavax, Inc., report response against the recently emerged Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

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Posting Date: 05/06/2014
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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