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May 2012

Four UMB Health Schools to Collaborate in Center of Excellence in Pain Education

NIH charges 11 institutions, including UMB, with improving education in pain management and treatment.

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Posting Date: 05/24/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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School of Social Work Marks 50th Anniversary by Naming 50 'Heroes for Justice'

Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress, is among 50 SSW alumni honored during a celebration of their career accomplishments since the founding of the School in 1961.

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Posting Date: 05/23/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Analytical Informatics, Inc. the Latest University of Maryland Health Spinoff

The new company is poised to make a broad impact on health care creating software-based solutions at hospitals.

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Posting Date: 05/23/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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At UM BioPark, O'Malley Joins Delaware, West Virginia Governors in Health Leadership Forum

PhRMA forum highlights a case study of how Maryland has led in workforce and economic development through medical innovation.

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Posting Date: 05/22/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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UMB Commencement Speakers Strike Themes of Collaboration across Institutions, Disciplines

Freeman A. Hrabowski III, PhD, UMBC president, urges Class of 2012 to savor its success and expand upon it.

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Posting Date: 05/18/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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Interdisciplinary UMB Group Shares Findings on Urban Renewal

President's fellows, drawn from four different schools, gather students' perspective on the role of the University as a Baltimore neighbor and a leader in health and wellness.

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Posting Date: 05/16/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland Hosts First UM Ventures Symposium on Entrepreneurship

Symposium was part of the new collaborative "MPowering the State" program between the College Park and Baltimore campuses.

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Posting Date: 05/15/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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School of Medicine Faculty's Studies on Obesity and WIC Featured in Special Journal Issue

The major findings of two research teams from the School of Medicine were featured in a special nutrition issue of the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in May.

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Posting Date: 05/09/2012
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7590
Contact Email: krobinson@som.umaryland.edu
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Historical Clinicopathological Conference Examines the Death of Revolutionary Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin

Doctors are using modern medical knowledge and techniques to examine the medical mystery behind this political figure's suffering and eventual death.

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Posting Date: 05/04/2012
Contact Name: Bill Seiler
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: bseiler@umm.edu
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A Tree Grows In the Campus Center

Administrator/artisan unveils special ironwork he and his mentor created to adorn the second-floor windows in the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center.

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Posting Date: 05/03/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Promising Results for Gel to Treat Advanced Parkinson's

University of Maryland neurologists took part in national study showing that intestinal medicine reduces patients' "off" time.

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Posting Date: 05/01/2012
Contact Name: Sharon Boston
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: sboston@umm.edu
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School of Dentistry Invents Dental Fillings That Kill Bacteria and Remineralize the Tooth

Nanocomposites to be tested in animal teeth and human volunteers; University license available.

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Posting Date: 05/01/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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