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September 2011

UM School of Nursing Holds Summit in Response to IOM Report on Nursing's Future

State leaders gather to develop a strategic plan to implement the Institute of Medicine report's recommendations in Maryland.

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Posting Date: 09/30/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Dean Reece Delivers 2011 State of the School of Medicine Address

Reece says the School continues to thrive, even during a challenging year full of economic uncertainty, state funding cuts, and proposed reductions in NIH funding.

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Posting Date: 09/28/2011
Contact Name: Caelie M. Haines
Contact Phone: (410) 706-7508
Contact Email: chaines@som.umaryland.edu
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Door Open at new FDA for Drug Safety and Review, Weiss Smith, Sharfstein

BioPark tenants and visitors get a primer on "Inside the FDA," how best to work with the huge regulator.

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Posting Date: 09/26/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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UM School of Social Work Welcomes NAACP's Benjamin Jealous to 50th Anniversary Symposium

The School's symposium, 'Bending the Arc Toward Justice,' launches year-long series of events.

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Posting Date: 09/20/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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Students and Faculty from Summer Interdisciplinary Research Project in Malawi are Reunited

They describe the project as a "life-altering experience" that taught them about their professions, each other, and the villagers they met in Malawi.

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Posting Date: 09/12/2011
Contact Name: Ed Fishel
Contact Phone: 410-706-3801
Contact Email: efishel@umaryland.edu
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Government Leaders, First Responders Gather to Assess, Strengthen Emergency Preparedness

University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security hosts a conference to share best practices and determine next steps in disaster preparedness and response.

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Posting Date: 09/09/2011
Contact Name: Jeffrey Raymond
Contact Phone: 410-706-3803
Contact Email: jraymond@umaryland.edu
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Heart Cell 'Communications' Discovery Presents New Targets for Therapies

University of Maryland researchers invented 'Bio-glue,' which allows laboratory simulation of mechanical and chemical heartbeats from a single cell.

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Posting Date: 09/09/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberberich@umaryland.edu
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School of Medicine Study Finds Young Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Have Similar Survival with Breast Conservation Therapy as with Mastectomy

New study by University of Maryland researchers analyzed data from nearly 15,000 patients

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Posting Date: 09/08/2011
Contact Name: Karen Warmkessel
Contact Phone: 410-328-8919
Contact Email: kwarmkessel@umm.edu
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Class of 2015 Welcomed to the School of Pharmacy

Annual White Coat Ceremony provides traditional welcome to the pharmacy profession.

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Posting Date: 09/06/2011
Contact Name: Steve Berberich
Contact Phone: 410-706-0023
Contact Email: sberb001@umaryland.edu
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University of Maryland Center Provides Expertise for Natural Disasters and Homeland Security

State agencies and the news media have turned to the Center for Health and Homeland Security for analysis during the earthquake, Hurricane Irene, and upcoming 9/11 anniversary coverage.

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Posting Date: 09/01/2011
Contact Name: George Lettis
Contact Phone: 410-706-3985
Contact Email: glettis@law.umaryland.edu
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Academic Symposium on Urban Renewal Opens UM Interdisciplinary Project

President's Symposium and White Paper Project invites speakers to the University's campus in Baltimore; selects six fellows to work as a team on city development issues.

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Posting Date: 09/01/2011
Contact Name: Patricia Fanning
Contact Phone: 410-706-7946
Contact Email: pfanning@umaryland.edu
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