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August 2011

School of Social Work Brings Financial Literacy Concepts to Baltimore Classrooms

School's Financial Social Work Initiative engages MSW students in tailoring a curriculum for use in middle schools, providing resources for city teachers.

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Posting Date: 08/31/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland Hosts Congressional Forum on New Changes under Health Care Reform Law

Service providers participate in forum with federal and state health care experts who discussed new health insurance options and changes for consumers.

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Posting Date: 08/30/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland Honeybee Project Provides Environmental Education and Healthy Food

Students, faculty, and staff work together to get apiary project off the ground as part of the University of Maryland Wellness and Academic-Life Balance Program.

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Posting Date: 08/29/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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New Study Shows Zinc Suppresses Pancreatic Cancer Cells

University of Maryland-led study has cancer treatment and diagnostic implications.

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Posting Date: 08/25/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@university.edu
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Study Reveals Fewer 'Therapeutic Errors' in Toddlers after Drug Withdrawal from the Marketplace

A new study by researchers at the Maryland Poison Center has won the best 2010 paper award published in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety from a major scientific professional group.

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Posting Date: 08/24/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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Dental Students Give Back to the Community, Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Days before their fall semester, University of Maryland students don hard hats and work gloves to improve East Baltimore homes.

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Posting Date: 08/19/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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School of Nursing Receives $1 Million Bequest for Informatics Professorship

Gift comes from a UMSON professor and two-time graduate during a national conference on informatics held at the school.

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Posting Date: 08/18/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland Plans a Full Week of Activities to Welcome Back Students

Campus Center will host events to bring together students of the University's seven schools.

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Posting Date: 08/11/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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School of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine Leads Education Effort for Maryland's Patient Centered Medical Home Program

Pilot Project Aims to Implement New Care Model to Bring Down Health Care Costs

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Posting Date: 08/08/2011
Contact Name: Sharon Boston
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: sboston@umm.edu
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UM Interdisciplinary Students Give Mid-term Report on Malawi Research Project

Six students, one from each of the six UM schools, are participating in a summer research project to study access to health care for malaria patients in Malawi.

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Posting Date: 08/01/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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