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July 2012

Interim Report from Malawi: The Visit to Gaga Maternal Center

Interdisciplinary students and faculty from all six professional schools describe part of their six-week study of maternal and child health in Malawi, Africa.

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Posting Date: 07/31/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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School of Pharmacy Student Is First From the University of Maryland to Win American Chemical Society Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship

Expert says the development of potent c-Myc inhibitors has the potential to lead to a brand new class of urgently-needed anti-cancer drugs.

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Posting Date: 07/30/2012
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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Children Engage in 'Better My Identity' Activities to Improve Nutrition, Fitness

Representatives of the UM schools of medicine and social work conduct a health fair for youngsters living in the neighborhood served by Promise Heights, a UM initiative to improve families' lives.

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Posting Date: 07/25/2012
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland Medical Center's Prominence Grows Significantly in 2012-2013 U.S. News ''Best Hospitals'' National Rankings

Cancer, Diabetes, Nephrology and Urology Programs Surge Into Top 15 - Nine Specialties Recognized.

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Posting Date: 07/17/2012
Contact Name: Karen Lancaster
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: klancaster@umm.edu
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UM Doctors Bring Tips for Healthy Living to West Baltimore Children at Fifth Annual Mini-Med School for Kids

More than 50 children between the ages of 5 and 16 are participating at the Salvation Army's Franklin Square Boys & Girls Club summer camp.

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Posting Date: 07/12/2012
Contact Name: Caelie M. Haines
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7508
Contact Email: chaines@som.umaryland.edu
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Senior Author From University of Maryland School of Medicine Urges Further Study of Possible Link Between Common Parasite and Suicidal Behavior

About one-third of the world's population is infected with the parasite, which hides in cells in the brain and muscles, often without producing symptoms.

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Posting Date: 07/10/2012
Contact Name: Karen Warmkessel
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: kwarmkessel@umm.edu
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University's Global Health Initiative Creates Educational, Research Bonds With University of Nigeria

Visiting Nigerian professors agree on foundation for collaborations and partnerships in faculty and student training, other areas.

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Posting Date: 07/06/2012
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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