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November 2013

School of Pharmacy Participates in First-Ever Health Fair on the Hill

At inaugural Capitol Hill event, School of Pharmacy faculty and students informed legislators and their staffs about the many services that pharmacists can provide, well beyond dispensing medication.

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Posting Date: 11/27/2013
Contact Name: Malissa Carroll
Contact Phone: 410-706-4235
Contact Email: mcarroll@rx.umaryland.edu
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U.S. Universities Partner with African Nation of Rwanda to Improve Health Education

Global health offices at UMB and UM School of Nursing lead the work of three schools to dramatically expand Rwanda's health workforce.

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Posting Date: 11/26/2013
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pf
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Keeping Maryland Safe from Emerging Threats

Center for Health and Homeland Security Founder and Director Michael Greenberger briefs state officials during a Better Choices, Better Results forum.

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Posting Date: 11/22/2013
Contact Name: Danielle Leuking
Contact Phone: 410-706-3985
Contact Email: dleuking@law.umaryland.edu
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Leadership in HIV Summit Seeks Control of Epidemic

The Institute of Human Virology's JACQUES Initiative held its "Leadership in HIV Summit: Preparing the Future" to bring together providers, researchers, activists and patients to take on the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Posting Date: 11/15/2013
Contact Name: Karen A. Robinson
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: karobinson@umaryland.edu
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President's Diversity Advisory Council Earns Prestigious HEED Award

Award recognizes the University's commitment to diversity as a core value as part of its 2011-2016 strategic plan.

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Posting Date: 11/14/2013
Contact Name: Jill Yesko
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jyesko@umaryland.edu
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Attorney General Candidates Forum

Declared candidates for Maryland's chief legal officer answer critical questions posed by UM Carey Law students.

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Posting Date: 11/13/2013
Contact Name: Jill Yesko
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jyesko@umaryland.edu
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Robert C. Gallo, MD Named First Homer & Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine

Pioneering virologist is co-discoverer of HIV and leads the School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology.

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Posting Date: 11/12/2013
Contact Name: Caelie Haines
Contact Phone: 410-708-8919
Contact Email: chaines@som.umaryland.edu
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SSW Achieves Leadership Roles in National Centers to Improve Child Well-Being

The School of Social Work receives funding for the nation's first center for evidence-based practice in child welfare and continues as a base for the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute.

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Posting Date: 11/06/2013
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Nobel Laureate Comes to Campus to Share His Love of Science

As part of the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative, Nobel Laureate Craig Mello, PhD (shown at right with Dr. Curt Civin on left), came to the School of Medicine to share his insights.

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Posting Date: 11/04/2013
Contact Name: Caelie Haines
Contact Phone: 410-706-7508
Contact Email: chaines@som.umaryland.edu
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Cousteau Visits Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology

Jean-Michel Cousteau sang the praises of the University System of Maryland's Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology during a visit in October.

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Posting Date: 11/01/2013
Contact Name: Karen Robinson
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: karobinson@umaryland.edu
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