December 2015

UMB In the News

December 23, 2015
Unclaimed property list includes state agencies, famous Marylanders

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the Capital News Service article, "Unclaimed property list includes state agencies, famous Marylanders," in the Daily Record  Dec. 22 and in other outlets. The article was excerpted on centermaryland. WTOP.com Dec. 23

December 23, 2015
President Obama to Honor Nation’s Leading Scientists and Innovators

Robert Fischell of the School of Medicine's Board of Visitors was featured in the White House news release "President Obama to Honor Nation’s Leading Scientists and Innovators." Dec. 22 

December 23, 2015
Your Health: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Teodor Postolache of the School of Medicine was featured in the Direct Connection segment "Your Health: Seasonal Affective Disorder." Dec. 21

December 23, 2015
Takeaways From ASH 2015: Developments in CAR T-Cell Therapy

Aaron Rapoport of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the Medscape story "Takeaways From ASH 2015: Developments in CAR T-Cell Therapy." Dec. 22

December 23, 2015
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are studying a rare form of diabetes

Toni Pollin, Kristin Maloney, Elizabeth Streeten, and Rana Malek of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are studying a rare form of diabetes" in The Baltimore Sun. Dec. 22 The article was excerpted on centermaryland.org. Dec. 23

December 23, 2015
Direct Connection

Teodor Postolache of the School of Medicine was a guest on Maryland Public Television's Direct Connection program. Dec. 22

December 23, 2015
How Debt Buyers Created a $100 Billion Industry

Peter Holland of the School of Law was a guest on the program The Takeaway for the segment "How Debt Buyers Created a $100 Billion Industry," and was quoted on DealBook in the New York Times. Dec. 22  ABA Journal , CNBC, MSN Money, and ACQ5.com. Dec. 23

December 23, 2015
Maryland accused of race discrimination over scrapping of Baltimore rail project

Sherrilyn Ifill of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Maryland accused of race discrimination over scrapping of Baltimore rail project" in The Guardian. Dec. 23

December 23, 2015
Porter Faces Jury Again June 13, Goodson Trial Next On Jan. 6

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Porter Faces Jury Again June 13, Goodson Trial Next On Jan. 6" on WJZ-TV. Dec. 22

December 23, 2015
Will Pharmacists Prescribing The Pill Increase Access?

Frank Palumbo of the School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "Will Pharmacists Prescribing The Pill Increase Access?" on MyInforms.com. Dec. 22

December 23, 2015
Virtual Reality Applications in Medicine, Security on Horizon

Sarah Murthi of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Virtual Reality Applications in Medicine, Security on Horizon" on Voice of America. Dec. 22

December 22, 2015
House Democrats to push sprawling plan to help Baltimore

Jay A. Perman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was quoted in the article, "House Democrats to push sprawling plan to help Baltimore," in the Baltimore Sun.  Dec. 22 The article was excerpted on marylandreporter.com and centermaryland.org. Dec. 23

December 22, 2015
It's OK to be ambivalent about your siblings during the holidays

Geoffrey L. Greif and Michael E. Woolly of the School of Social Work wrote the op-ed, "It's OK to be ambivalent about your siblings during the holidays," in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 22

December 22, 2015
Stop locking up the non-violent poor

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was mentioned in the op-ed, "Stop locking up the non-violent poor" in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 21

December 22, 2015
NAACP to challenge cancellation of Baltimore Red Line rail project

Sherrilyn Ifill of the School of Law was quoted in the article "NAACP to challenge cancellation of Baltimore Red Line rail project" in the Washington Post and in similar articles in the Daily Record, WBALTV.com and the Afro. Dec. 21  Several were excerpted on marylandreporter.com. Dec. 22

December 22, 2015
UMB's Role in Public School Draws Congressional Visits

UMB President Jay A. Perman and Henriette Taylor of the School of Social Work were quoted and Bronwyn Maden and Rachel Donegan of the School of Social Work were mentioned in the article "UMB's Role in Public School Draws Congressional Visits" on UMB News. Dec. 21

December 22, 2015
New court date set for police officer after hung jury in Freddie Gray death trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "New court date set for police officer after hung jury in Freddie Gray death trial" in The Guardian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and on Jezebel.com. Dec. 21

December 22, 2015
A TV show to replace the old ‘ER’ — but this time it’s real

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center was featured in the article "A TV show to replace the old ‘ER’ — but this time it’s real" in The Washington Post. Dec. 21

December 22, 2015
Pharmacists Prescribing Birth Control And What It Means For Wider Access To The Pill

Frank Palumbo of the School of Pharmacy was a guest on the National Public Radio program The Diane Rehm show for the segment "Pharmacists Prescribing Birth Control And What It Means For Wider Access To The Pill." Dec. 21

December 22, 2015
Sued Over Old Debt, and Blocked From Suing Back

Peter Holland of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Sued Over Old Debt, and Blocked From Suing Back" in The New York Times. Dec. 21

December 21, 2015
Retrial date not yet scheduled for Officer William Porter

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Retrial date not yet scheduled for Officer William Porter" in hexanews.com Dec. 21

December 21, 2015
Social Skills Training for Veterans with Schizophrenia Changes Lives for Better

Richard Goldberg of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Social Skills Training for Veterans with Schizophrenia Changes Lives for Better" in USmedicine.com. Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
What’s Next After the Freddie Gray Mistrial

David Gray of the School of Law was quoted in the article "What’s Next After the Freddie Gray Mistrial" on Before It's News. Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
Win-Win: When School Libraries Partner with Local Organizations, Everyone Benefits

The School of Dentistry and the School of Social Work were mentioned in the article "Win-Win: When School Libraries Partner with Local Organizations, Everyone Benefits" in School Library Journal. Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
Is there a crisis in primary care?

Stephen Schimpf of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Is there a crisis in primary care?" on Ericksontribune.com. Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
The Latest: Authorities reviewing arrest of juvenile

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "The Latest: Authorities reviewing arrest of juvenile" on CNS News. Dec. 20

December 21, 2015
Teen stabbed at Renaissance Academy dies

Hallie Atwater of the School of Social Work was quoted in the story "Teen stabbed at Renaissance Academy dies" on WBAL-TV. Dec. 21

December 21, 2015
Legal analyst defends Baltimore prosecutor after mistrial NYSE Post

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Legal analyst defends Baltimore prosecutor after mistrial" on NYSE Post. Dec. 20

December 21, 2015
Feds: Edgewood man pledged allegiance to Islamic State, received funds from Egypt

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Feds: Edgewood man pledged allegiance to Islamic State, received funds from Egypt" on Money Jihad. Dec. 14

December 21, 2015
Travel junket: Lost Malaysian plane underscores Thailand's stolen passport trade

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Travel junket: Lost Malaysian plane underscores Thailand's stolen passport trade" on allvoices.com. Dec. 20

December 21, 2015
Hogan’s spending tightrope: economic growth, restrained spending

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the story "Hogan’s spending tightrope: economic growth, restrained spending" in the Baltimore Post-Examiner. Dec. 21

December 21, 2015
Sound Bites: Fairfield Incinerator Protest Ends In Arrests | Environmental Justice In Maryland

Matthew Peters of the School of Law was interviewed for the Marc Steiner Show story, "Sound Bites: Fairfield Incinerator Protest Ends In Arrests | Environmental Justice In Maryland," which mentioned the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic, on WEAA-FM. Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
Hogan appoints 2 judges in Anne Arundel County

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Hogan appoints 2 judges in Anne Arundel County," in the Capital Gazette. Dec. 18 The article was excerpted on MarylandReporter.com. Dec. 21

December 21, 2015
Chondroitin Outperforms Celecoxib for Slowing OA

Marc Hochberg of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Practical Pain Management story "Chondroitin Outperforms Celecoxib for Slowing OA." Practical Pain Management - Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
Community Engagement Ctr. Spreads Holiday Cheer

Ashley Valis and Brian Sturdivant of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and USGA Vice President Jonathan Van Ryzin were quoted in the article, "Community Engagement Ctr. Spreads Holiday Cheer," which mentioned UMB's Community Engagement Center, in UMB News. Dec. 18

December 21, 2015
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researcher Honored for Prostate Cancer Study

Minjah Siddiqui of the School of Medicine was featured in the Baltimore Sun story "University of Maryland School of Medicine Researcher Honored for Prostate Cancer Study." A similar article, which mentioned the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, appeared in the Daily Record. Dec. 21 

December 21, 2015
Heroin creates crowded illicit economy in Baltimore

Devang Gandhi of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Heroin creates crowded illicit economy in Baltimore" in the Baltimore Sun and on the Media Awarenss Project. Dec. 19

December 18, 2015
Law school enrollment down nationwide

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Law school enrollment down nationwide," in the Daily Record. Dec. 18

December 18, 2015
Minding the gap: International team defines the spaces through which nerve cells communicate

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Minding the gap: International team defines the spaces through which nerve cells communicate" in Tuftsnow. Dec. 16 The same story also ran on HealthCanal. Dec. 21

December 18, 2015
After mistrial, caution but not alarm at campuses, hospitals

Alex Likowski of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was quoted and President Jay A. Perman was mentioned in the article, "After mistrial, caution but not alarm at campuses, hospitals," in The Daily Record. Dec. 15

December 18, 2015
Study: Moustaches outnumber women among medical school leaders

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article "Study: Moustaches outnumber women among medical school leaders" in The Daily Record. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Hogan names four attorneys to circuit-court judgeships

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Hogan names four attorneys to circuit-court judgeships," in the Daily Record. Dec. 17 The article was excerpted on Marylandreporter.com. and a similar article appeared on mymc.com. Dec. 18

December 18, 2015
Study Addresses Higher Rates of Unintended Pregnancies among Blacks

Rada Dagher of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Study Addresses Higher Rates of Unintended Pregnancies among Blacks" on Afro.com. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Reducing Healthcare Spending Waste Attributed to Aggressive Care at End of Life

Michael Mazzeffi of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Reducing Healthcare Spending Waste Attributed to Aggressive Care at End of Life" on Medical Futility Blog. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Palliative Care: Dying With Dignity

Mary Lynn McPherson of the School of Pharmacy was interviewed for the article "Palliative Care: Dying With Dignity" on Practical Pain Management. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Freddie Gray Mistrial: What Happens Now

David Gray of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Freddie Gray Mistrial: What Happens Now" on ABC Radio. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
First-in-Class Oral Cholera Vaccine is Granted Priority Review

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "First-in-Class Oral Cholera Vaccine is Granted Priority Review" in Renal & Urology News. Dec. 16

December 18, 2015
Scan helps patients avoid biopsy

Paul Thuluvath of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Scan helps patients avoid biopsy" on WeAreCentralPA.com. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Decreased social anxiety among adults who eat fermented foods

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the article "Decreased social anxiety among adults who eat fermented foods" on MyInforms.com. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Man Charged For Online Violent Threats Against Company Over Planned Parenthood Fetal Tissue

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Man Charged For Online Violent Threats Against Company Over Planned Parenthood Fetal Tissue" on Modern Ghana, MSN.com, The Guardian, and Newsweek.com. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Justice for Freddie Gray Uncertain as Baltimore Jury Fails to Reach Verdict

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed on Democracy Now! and the interview was republished on Truth-Out.org. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
No New Trial Date Set For William Porter In Freddie Gray’s Death

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the segment "No New Trial Date Set For William Porter In Freddie Gray’s Death" on WJZ-TV, The Miami Herald, Delmarva Public Radio, WTOP Radio, the Times-Post, WNEW Radio, the Beloit Daily News, Yahoo! News, the Associated Press, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Miami Herald, StarTribune.com, The New York Times, Morning Call.com, WYPR Radio, WRC-TV, WEAA-AM and WBAL-TV. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Tears and Dreams at UMSON Graduation

School of Nursing dean Jane M. Kirschling was quoted in the article "Tears and Dreams at UMSON Graduation" on UMB News. Dec. 17

December 18, 2015
Mers vaccine 'a step closer', say scientists

Matthew Frieman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Mers vaccine 'a step closer', say scientists" on BBC News. Dec. 18 A similar story ran on Arab News. Dec. 20

December 18, 2015
The Latest: Authorities reviewing arrest of juvenile

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "The Latest: Authorities reviewing arrest of juvenile" on Chron.com, The Albany Democrat-Herald, and on The Daily Nonpareil. Dec. 17

December 17, 2015
What did I say? Officer Porter jury found itself in a briar patch

 David Gray of the School of Law was featured in the article "What did I say? Officer Porter jury found itself in a briar patch," in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
In Myanmar, malaria brings political changes

Myaing Myaing Nyunt and Christopher Plowe of the School of Medicine wrote the article "In Myanmar, malaria brings political changes"in The Korea Herald. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
Phil Schiff to Step Down as CEO of Tech Council of Maryland Tech Council of Maryland (TCM)

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article "Phil Schiff to Step Down as CEO of Tech Council of Maryland Tech Council of Maryland (TCM)" on Pharmiweb.com, Reuters.com, DigitalJournal.com, Yahoo! Finance, and ITBriefing.net.  Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
FDA Accepts Biologics License Application For PaxVax’s Single-Dose Oral Cholera Vaccine Vaxchora

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "FDA Accepts Biologics License Application For PaxVax’s Single-Dose Oral Cholera Vaccine Vaxchora " on BioSpace.com, Bloomberg.com, DigitalJournal.com, KOTV.com, Reuters.com, and Pharmiweb.com. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
Shock Trauma: Edge of Life: New Series Coming To Discovery Life

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center was featured in the article "Shock Trauma: Edge of Life: New Series Coming To Discovery Life" on TVseriesfinale.com. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
First-in-Class Oral Cholera Vaccine is Granted Priority Review

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "First-in-Class Oral Cholera Vaccine is Granted Priority Review" on EMPR.com. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
Man charged for online violent threats against company over Planned Parenthood fetal tissue

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Man charged for online violent threats against company over Planned Parenthood fetal tissue" on The Guardian. Dec. 17

December 17, 2015
Freddie Gray Mistrial Could Spell Trouble for Future Cases

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Freddie Gray Mistrial Could Spell Trouble for Future Cases" on Time.com and in an article, "Trial In Death Of Freddie Gray Ends In Deadlock" on The Voice Telegraph. Dec. 17

December 17, 2015
Roughly Speaking: Being a Muslim and a moderate Republican in the time of Trump

Faheem Younus of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the podcast, "Roughly Speaking: Being a Muslim and a moderate Republican in the time of Trump (episode 28)," on BaltimoreSun.com. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
This startup is developing a ‘barcode’ for infectious diseases

Phil Robilotto of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and UM Ventures was quoted in the article, "This startup is developing a ‘barcode’ for infectious diseases," which mentioned Robert Ernst of the School of Dentistry and David Goodlett of the School of Pharmacy on technical.ly/baltimore. Dec. 16 

December 17, 2015
Latest inflammatory bowel disease research from AIBD 2015

Raymond Cross of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Latest inflammatory bowel disease research from AIBD 2015" on Healio.com. Dec. 14

December 17, 2015
IPE Center Holds First Seed Grant Symposium

Jane M. Kirschling of the School of Nursing (SON) and of the Center for Interprofessional Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Philip Dittmar, Norman Retener, and Kerri Thom of the School of Medicine (SOM) were quoted in the article, "IPE Center Holds First Seed Grant Symposium," which mentioned David MallottSandra Quezada, and Sarah Edwards of the SOM; Rebecca Wiseman and Shannon Idzik of the SON, Heather Congdon of the School of Pharmacy;  and UMB President Jay A. Perman on UMB News. Dec. 14

December 17, 2015
Mistrial Declared In Officer Porter’s Trial

Andrew Levy of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Mistrial Declared In Officer Porter’s Trial" on WJZ-TV. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
Will we ever know for certain what killed Simón Bolívar?

Philip Mackowiak of the School of Medicine wrote the article "Will we ever know for certain what killed Simón Bolívar?" on the Oxford University Press blog. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
After hung jury in Officer Porter trial, what now?

Doug Colbert and David Gray of the School of Law were quoted in the Baltimore Sun article "After hung jury in Officer Porter trial, what now?" Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
Law expert weighs in on hung jury

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Law expert weighs in on hung jury" on WBAL-TV and in similar stories in The Christian Science Monitor, Time magazine, AmeripublicationsThe Wall Street Journal, WRC-TV, The Orange County Register, Outside the Beltway, WYPR Radio, the Tri-County Sun Times, Nasdaq.com, Baltimore Jewish Life, the Yerepouni Armenian Indedpendent News, the Lodi News-Sentinel, the New Hampshire Union Leader, and The Baltimore Sun's Roughly Speaking. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
Direct Primary Care – Isn’t It Too Expensive?

Stephen Schimpff of the School of Medicine authored the story "Direct Primary Care – Isn’t It Too Expensive?" on HealthWorksCollective. Dec. 15

December 17, 2015
Sleep habits influenced by genetics and behavior, expert says

Emerson Wickwire of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Sleep habits influenced by genetics and behavior, expert says" in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 16

December 17, 2015
America's 'Third Wave' Of Asbestos Disease Upends Lives

H. Richard Alexander of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "America's 'Third Wave' Of Asbestos Disease Upends Lives" on NPR. Dec. 17

December 16, 2015
Judge declares mistrial in trial of Officer William Porter

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Judge declares mistrial in trial of Officer William Porter" on wbaltv.com Dec. 16

December 16, 2015
Lexington Market Inc. awards construction management contract

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article, "Lexington Market Inc. awards construction management contract," in the Daily Record. Dec. 15

December 16, 2015
Rethinking the response to domestic violence

Leigh Goodmark of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "Rethinking the response to domestic violence," in the Family Law section of the Daily Record.  Dec. 16

December 16, 2015
In Myanmar, a malaria benefit

Myaing Myaing Nyunt and Christopher Plowe of the Institute for Global Health at the School of Medicine wrote the Los Angeles Times op-ed "In Myanmar, a malaria benefit" which appeared in arcamax.com Dec. 15

December 16, 2015
Amid Freddie Gray Trial, What Would Prison For William Porter Look Like? Ex-Baltimore Officer Could Go In Protective Custody For Safety

Andrew Levy of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Amid Freddie Gray Trial, What Would Prison For William Porter Look Like? Ex-Baltimore Officer Could Go In Protective Custody For Safety" in the International Business Times. Dec. 14

December 16, 2015
Jury Deadlocked in Porter Trial, Judge Orders Deliberations To Continue

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Jury Deadlocked in Porter Trial, Judge Orders Deliberations To Continue" on WBAL.com Dec. 15 and in a similar report on WJZ-TV. Dec. 16

December 16, 2015
How Tinder can help you save someone’s life

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article, "How Tinder can help you save someone’s life," on the Daily Dot. Dec. 15

December 16, 2015
Rigid Endoscopes Medical Devices Pipeline Review 2015

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article, "Rigid Endoscopes Medical Devices Pipeline Review 2015," in MyNewsDesk, sbwire.com Digital Journal and  BeforeItsNews.com Dec. 15

December 16, 2015
Diabetics more likely to suffer tooth loss

Gary Hack of the School of Dentistry was quoted in the story "Diabetics more likely to suffer tooth loss" on Baynet.com. Dec. 15

December 16, 2015
Trump under fire for Internet shutdown calls, defends stance amid attacks, boos

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Trump under fire for Internet shutdown calls, defends stance amid attacks, boos" in the Daily Mail Dec. 15 and in a similar Daily Mail article on Dec. 16  

December 16, 2015
Pain Scientists Talk Personalized Medicine

Claire Fraser of the Institute for Genome Sciences at the School of Medicine was quoted in the story, "Pain Scientists Talk Personalized Medicine," which mentioned Susan Dorsey of the School of Nursing and Joel Greenspan of the School of Dentristry on UMB News. Dec 15

December 16, 2015
Year in review: Ebola vaccines on the way

Myron Levine of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Year in review: Ebola vaccines on the way" in Science News. Dec 15

December 16, 2015
Here Are Common Allegations In Missed Sepsis Ed Claims

Larry Weiss of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Here Are Common Allegations In Missed Sepsis Ed Claims," in AHC Media, Jan 1, 2016

December 16, 2015
To break heroin addiction, one neuroscientist suggests using drugs

Bankole Johnson of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "To break heroin addiction, one neuroscientist suggests using drugs," in the Washington Post. Dec 16

December 15, 2015
Can Obama’s Climate Pledges Survive Republican Opposition?

Robert Percival of the School of Law wrote the opinion piece "Can Obama’s Climate Pledges Survive Republican Opposition?" on The New Republic Dec. 14 An excerpt appeared in an article in Baltimore Citybizlist. Dec. 15

December 15, 2015
James B. Astrachan: A closer look at Borzilleri v. Mosby

James Astrachan of the School of Law wrote the article "James B. Astrachan: A closer look at Borzilleri v. Mosby" in the Daily Record.  Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
Random Acts of Compassionate Connection

Pamela Peeke of the School of Medicine wrote the story "Random Acts of Compassionate Connection" on Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and the Huffington Post. Dec. 15 

December 15, 2015
How to Talk to Insomnia Patients—Faster, More Effectively, and With Less Frustration

Emerson Wickwire of the School of Medicine wrote the story "How to Talk to Insomnia Patients—Faster, More Effectively, and With Less Frustration" in Sleep Review. Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
Healthy Holiday Eating

Pam Cureton of the School of Medicine authored the story "Healthy Holiday Eating" in Gluten-Free Living. Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
Pursuing disease diplomacy in Myanmar

Myaing Myaing Nyunt and Christopher Plowe of the School of Medicine authored the piece "Pursuing disease diplomacy in Myanmar" in the Los Angeles Times. Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
Freddie Gray judge is not one ‘to let anyone push him over’

Larry Gibson of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Freddie Gray judge is not one ‘to let anyone push him over’" in the Washington Post. Dec. 13

December 15, 2015
5 alternative medicine treatments that work

Brian Berman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "5 alternative medicine treatments that work" on CNN.com. Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
Harpoon Medical could sell to new investor, Edwards Lifesciences

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article, "Harpoon Medical could sell to new investor, Edwards Lifesciences," in the Baltimore Sun. A similar story ran on Bloomberg Business. Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
The best and worst times to eat

Pamela Peeke of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "The best and worst times to eat" in the Dallas Morning News. Dec. 14 

December 15, 2015
Jury deliberation begins in trial of Officer William Porter

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Jury deliberation begins in trial of Officer William Porter" on WBAL-TV and in the Telegraph Voice and the Indian Republic. He was interviewed on the Marc Steiner Show on WEAA-FM. Dec. 14

December 15, 2015
Feds: Edgewood man pledged allegiance to Islamic State, received funds from Egypt

Michael Greenberger of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the School of Law was quoted in the Baltimore Sun story "Feds: Edgewood man pledged allegiance to Islamic State, received funds from Egypt." A similar story ran on the Epoch Times, Breitbart.com and the Capital Gazette. Dec. 1

December 15, 2015
Third Annual SOM Festival of Science Highlights Innovative Research in Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Brain

E. Albert Reece, Asaf Keller, Joseph Cheer, Mary Kay Lobo, Scott Thompson, Jessica Mong, Robert Schwarcz, Alan Faden, David Loane, J. Marc Simard, Dennis Sparta, Thomas Blanpied and Graeme Woodworth of the School of Medicine all were mentioned in the story "Third Annual SOM Festival of Science Highlights Innovative Research in Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Brain" at medschool.umaryland.edu. Dec. 14

December 14, 2015
Comment Letter of 18 Law Professors on the Trust Indenture Act

Michelle Harner of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Comment Letter of 18 Law Professors on the Trust Indenture Act" on law.Harvard.edu. Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
Announcing New LSN Agricultural Law & Policy Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal

Sarah Everhart of the Agriculture Law Education Initiative was mentioned in the article "Announcing New LSN Agricultural Law & Policy Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal" on the Social Science Research Network. Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
Edwards Invests In, Gains Option To Buy Mitral Valve Repair Startup

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Edwards Invests In, Gains Option To Buy Mitral Valve Repair Startup" on Medical Device Online Dec. 10 and on OCBJ.com Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
Discovery Life Premieres ‘Shock Trauma: Edge Of Life’ Friday, January 1

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center was featured in the article "Discovery Life Premieres ‘Shock Trauma: Edge Of Life’ Friday, January 1" on Red Carpet Crash and Broadwayworld.com. Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
Hopkins report says disorganization, poor communication hampered riot response

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article "Hopkins report says disorganization, poor communication hampered riot response" in the Baltimore Business Journal. Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
University of Maryland School of Nursing Awarded National Council of State Boards of Nursing Grant

Alison Trinkoff of the School of Nursing was featured in the article "University of Maryland School of Nursing Awarded National Council of State Boards of Nursing Grant" on Bioporfolio.com and on Advance for Nurses. Dec. 13

December 14, 2015
Earlier intervention leads to better weight recovery in children with multiple risk factors for weight faltering

Maureen Black of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Earlier intervention leads to better weight recovery in children with multiple risk factors for weight faltering" on medicalnewstoday.com and medindia.net. Dec. 14

December 14, 2015
Injured warriors' TBI may worsen with rapid air evacuations

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Injured warriors' TBI may worsen with rapid air evacuations" in the Air Force Times. Dec. 13

December 14, 2015
Teflon's Toxic Legacy

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Teflon's Toxic Legacy" on Truth-Out.org. Dec. 13

December 14, 2015
UMB Launches Workforce Program in W. Baltimore

Jay A. Perman and Ashley Valis of the University of Maryland, Baltimore were quoted and Lisa Rawlings of UMB's Office of Community Engagement, Richard P. Barth and Henriette Taylor of the School of Social Work and Clemencia M. Vargas of the School of Dentistry were mentioned in the article, "UMB Launches Workforce Program in W. Baltimore," in UMBNews. Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
Defense Prosecutes Police Operations At Porter Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the WYPR story "Defense Prosecutes Police Operations At Porter Trial." Dec. 13

December 14, 2015
Officer Porter Case Poses Rare Question

David Gray of the School of Law was quoted in the GOPUSA.com story "Officer Porter Case Poses Rare Question." Dec. 14

December 14, 2015
How Much Is Too Much?

Daniel Morgan of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "How Much Is Too Much?" on ahcmedia.com. Dec. 1

December 14, 2015
Single father of three is homicide #295

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine was quoted in the CNN story "Single father of three is homicide #295." Dec. 11

December 14, 2015
Silent nights

Charles Shubin of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Silent nights" in New York Parenting. Dec. 2015

December 14, 2015
Earlier intervention leads to better weight recovery in children with multiple risk factors for weight faltering

Maureen Black of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Earlier intervention leads to better weight recovery in children with multiple risk factors for weight faltering" on Health Medicine Network. Dec. 12

December 14, 2015
Injured warriors' TBI may worsen with rapid air evacuations

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Injured warriors' TBI may worsen with rapid air evacuations" in the Military Times. Dec. 13

December 14, 2015
Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce player concussions

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce player concussions" in the Duluth News Tribune and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dec. 13

December 14, 2015
Closing arguments in first Freddie Gray trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Closing arguments in first Freddie Gray trial" on WKBW-TV and in similar stories in The Washington Postlive5news.com, Courthouse News Service, the Bonham Journal, WYPR Radio, The Root, The Real News Network, WJZ-TV, the Baltimore Sun, Reuters, wkbw.com and on WBAL Radio. Dec. 14

December 11, 2015
Donald C. Fry: A Chance to Showcase the Unity and Healing Taking Hold in Baltimore

The University of Maryland, Baltimore and its Community Engagement Center were mentioned in the blog, "Donald C. Fry: A Chance to Showcase the Unity and Healing Taking Hold in Baltimore," on Center Maryland. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
Understanding different forms of MS may lead to better therapeutic approaches, treatments

The article, "Understanding different forms of MS may lead to better therapeutic approaches, treatments," referred to the late Kenneth P. Johnson of the School of Medicine in medical.net/news. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
Hashing Out An Industry

Vincent Njar of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Hashing Out An Industry" in the Baltimore Jewish Times. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
SOP Project to Refine Best Ways to Give Patients Voice

Daniel Mullins of the School of Pharmacy was featured in the article "SOP Project to Refine Best Ways to Give Patients Voice" on UMB News. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
Edwards Invests In, Gains Option To Buy Mitral Valve Repair Startup

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Edwards Invests In, Gains Option To Buy Mitral Valve Repair Startup" on MedDeviceOnline.com. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
Policy and Prognosis Prosecuted At Porter Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Policy and Prognosis Prosecuted At Porter Trial" on WYPR Radio, and in similar stories on WJZ-TV, WBAL-TV, WRC-TV, Newzy.net, The Recorder Post, Ameripublications.com, The News Telegraph, The Real News Network, and the Bonham Journal. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
Baltimore's infant mortality efforts at work in poorest neighborhoods: Saving the Smallest (photos)

The School of Social Work-led Promise Heights Initiative was mentioned in the article "Baltimore's infant mortality efforts at work in poorest neighborhoods: Saving the Smallest (photos)" in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Dec. 11 This was among a package of articles in the Dec. 13 print editions of the Cleveland Plain Deaier, including the article "How Baltimore cut its infant mortality rate: Saving the Smallest" on Cleveland.com and  "Five ways cities can reduce infant mortality: Saving the Smallest." Cleveland.com Dec. 11

December 11, 2015
Pathologist is 1st defense witness in Gray trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Pathologist is 1st defense witness in Gray trial" on NYSEpost.com. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
What’s in a Term?

Howard Strassler of the School of Dentistry was quoted in the article "What’s in a Term?" in Inside Dentistry. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
When labs clash over tardigrade DNA, that's just science working as it should

Julie Hotopp of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "When labs clash over tardigrade DNA, that's just science working as it should" in the Napa Valley Register. Dec. 10

December 11, 2015
Why Wall Street Loves — And Should Fear — Google’s New Supercomputer

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Why Wall Street Loves — And Should Fear — Google’s New Supercomputer" on Vice.com. Dec. 10

December 10, 2015
In the Lab: Pentagon hopes to use foam, injected through belly button, to save bleeding soldiers

The article "In the Lab: Pentagon hopes to use foam, injected through belly button, to save bleeding soldiers," referred to the School of Medicine in STAT. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
Beachley nominated for Court of Special Appeals

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Beachley nominated for Court of Special Appeals," in the Herald Mail. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
On Time: December 6, 2015

Ryan Shannahan of the School of Social Work was interviewed on the program, "On Time: December 6, 2015," on WJZ-TV. Dec. 6

December 10, 2015
Ortiz recognized for legal services work

Maureen Sweeney of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Ortiz recognized for legal services work" on myeasternshoremd.com. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
U. of Md. to extend Freddie Gray law course to undergrads

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "U. of Md. to extend Freddie Gray law course to undergrads" on Collegeinsurrection.com. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
Students explore research careers at ADAF Colgate Dental Students' Conference on Research

School of Dentistry dean Mark Reynolds was mentioned in the article "Students explore research careers at ADAF Colgate Dental Students' Conference on Research" on ADA.org. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
Grimmelmann on Computer-Authored Works

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was featured in the article "Grimmelmann on Computer-Authored Works" on Legal Theory Blog. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
‘Nigeria can defeat HIV with Ebola, polio experience’

Patrick Dakum of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "‘Nigeria can defeat HIV with Ebola, polio experience’" in The Guardian. Dec. 10

December 10, 2015
Unwarranted warrants in Baltimore

School of Law students Brendan J. McGrath, Daniel Bosworth and Spencer A. Evans wrote the opinion piece "Unwarranted warrants in Baltimore," which mentioned Doug Colbert in The Baltimore Sun. Dec. 9 The article was excerpted on Center Maryland. Dec. 10

December 10, 2015
UMB grants patent licensing rights to biotech firm to identify infectious diseases

Phil Robilotto of UM Ventures was quoted in the article "UMB grants patent licensing rights to biotech firm to identify infectious diseases" in The Baltimore Sun. Dec. 9  A similar article that mentioned Robert Ernst of the School of Dentistry and David Goodlett of the School of Pharmacy appeared in the Daily Record. Dec. 8 

December 10, 2015
Students Brief Council on UMB CURE Scholars

UMB President Jay A. Perman was mentioned in the article "Students Brief Council on UMB CURE Scholars" on UMB News. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce concussions

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce concussions" in the Miami Herald, Centre Daily Times and The Register-Guard. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
CAMPUS USM Chancellor Robert Caret tours UMD, meets with university leaders

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and MPowering the State were mentioned in the article "CAMPUS USM Chancellor Robert Caret tours UMD, meets with university leaders" in The Diamondback. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
Are Prescription Drug Ads Good for Consumers?

Julie Zito of the School of Pharmacy co-wrote the opinion piece "Are Prescription Drug Ads Good for Consumers?" in The New York Times. Dec. 10

December 10, 2015
Porter took the stand in his own defense Wednesday

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Porter took the stand in his own defense Wednesday" on WMAR-TV, WBAL Radio, WYPR Radio, and in similar articles in The New York Times, Baltimore magazine, Ebony magazine, Baltimore Jewish Life, The Inside Korea, Ameri Publications, The Observer Voice, The Indian Republic, TheBayNet.com, and The Real News. Dec. 9

December 10, 2015
VISA Program Security To Be Strengthened After San Bernardino Attacks

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was interviewed for the story "VISA Program Security To Be Strengthened After San Bernardino Attacks" in WJZ-TV. Dec. 9

December 9, 2015
Upcoming lectures in honor of Elon student killed by domestic violence

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the story "Upcoming lectures in honor of Elon student killed by domestic violence " on elonlocalnews.com. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Opinion: Why it’s hard to hold corporate executives accountable for crime

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the opinion piece "Opinion: Why it’s hard to hold corporate executives accountable for crime" on Marketwatch.com. Dec. 9

December 9, 2015
Affirmative Action in College Admissions

Sherrilyn Ifill of the School of Law was featured in the article "Affirmative Action in College Admissions" on UMB News. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
School of Nursing Joins Global Climate Commitment

School of Nursing dean Jane M. Kirschling was quoted in the article "School of Nursing Joins Global Climate Commitment" on UMB News. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Turns out that, sometimes, Mr. Microbe is your friend.

Claire Fraser of the Institute for Genome Sciences was quoted in the article "Turns out that, sometimes, Mr. Microbe is your friend." in Baltimore magazine. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce concussions

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Baltimore Sun story "Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce concussions." Similar stories ran on centredaily.com, 4-traders.com. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Ethiopian and Eritrean Students Association at the University of Maryland Baltimore held annual HIV/AIDS awareness event

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the post "Ethiopian and Eritrean Students Association at the University of Maryland Baltimore held annual HIV/AIDS awareness event" on Ethiotube.net. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
FibroScan Measures Liver Disease

Paul Thuluvath of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "FibroScan Measures Liver Disease" on Ivanhoe.com. Dec. 9

December 9, 2015
Prosecution Rests in Porter Trial After Testimony From Criminal Justice Expert

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the segment "Prosecution Rests in Porter Trial After Testimony From Criminal Justice Expert" in The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, The Journal Reporter, and on WBAL-TVWRC-TVWBAL Radio, PressOracle.com, Vehicle.pro, WJZ-TV, and WYPR Radio. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Children's Health Tips and News

The Maryland Poison Center was mentioned in the article "Children's Health Tips and News" in Chesapeake Family. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
University of Maryland, Baltimore Grants Pataigin, LLC, Rights To Technology Developed For Rapid, Point-Of-Care Identification Of Dangerous Pathogens

David Goodlett of the School of Pharmacy and Robert Ernst of the School of Dentistry were mentioned, and Phil Robilotto of UM Ventures was quoted in the article "University of Maryland, Baltimore Grants Pataigin, LLC, Rights To Technology Developed For Rapid, Point-Of-Care Identification Of Dangerous Pathogens " on PharmavoiceBioSpace.com and Marketplace.org. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Complicated Grief: Losing a Loved One to Homicide

Tanya Sharpe of the School of Social Work appeared on WYPR Radio for the segment "Complicated Grief: Losing a Loved One to Homicide." Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
University of Maryland School of Nursing Professor Selected to AACN Leadership Program

Joan Davenport of the School of Nursing was featured in the article "University of Maryland School of Nursing Professor Selected to AACN Leadership Program" in Advance for Nurses. Dec. 9

December 9, 2015
Think Tank Report Examines Photo Ticketing Motivation

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Think Tank Report Examines Photo Ticketing Motivation" in Thenewspaper.com. Dec. 9

December 9, 2015
BERRY v. SCHULMAN

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "BERRY v. SCHULMAN" on FindLaw. Dec. 8

December 9, 2015
Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce concussions

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Army lab aids NFL effort to reduce concussions" in The Baltimore Sun, 4Traders.com, and Stars and Stripes. Dec. 8

December 8, 2015
UM Baltimore Grants Pataigin, LLC, Rights to Technology Developed for Rapid, Point-Of-Care Identification of Dangerous Pathogens

Phil Robilotto of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was quoted and Robert Ernst of the School of Dentistry and David Goodlett of the  School of Pharmacy, were mentioned in the article, "UM Baltimore Grants Pataigin, LLC, Rights to Technology Developed for Rapid, Point-Of-Care Identification of Dangerous Pathogens," on globenewswire.com. Dec. 8

December 8, 2015
To fight racial isolation on campus, start with admissions

Sherrilyn Ifill of the School of Law wrote the opinion piece "To fight racial isolation on campus, start with admissions" in The Washington Post. Dec. 4

December 8, 2015
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths

Laura Hungerford of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Appointments, Resignations, Deaths" on Chronicle.com. Dec. 6

December 8, 2015
Remedies to Relieve Back Pain

Anne Reicherter of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Nursing File story "Remedies to Relieve Back Pain." Dec. 8

December 8, 2015
Court of Appeals scraps professionalism course

Donald B. Tobin of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "Court of Appeals scraps professionalism course," in the Daily Record. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Baltimore Officer Trial: Defense Blames Others for Freddie Gray's Death

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Baltimore Officer Trial: Defense Blames Others for Freddie Gray's Death" on WRC-TV. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
330-story West Baltimore Street tower expected to break ground in spring, Howard Brown says

The University of Maryland BioPark and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center were mentioned in the article, "330-story West Baltimore Street tower expected to break ground in spring, Howard Brown says," which referred to the University of Maryland, Baltimore in the Baltimore Business Journal. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Defense Tries to Discredit Autopsy in Freddie Gray Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Defense Tries to Discredit Autopsy in Freddie Gray Trial" on WRC-TV. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
School of Pharmacy Sees Research Funding Growth

Dean Natalie Eddington, Raymond Love, and Peter Swaan of the School of Pharmacy were quoted, and Daniel Mullins, Eleanor Perfetto, Sarah Michel and Jim Polli of the School of Pharmacy were mentioned in the article "School of Pharmacy Sees Research Funding Growth" on UMB News. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Investigators Now Looking Into Social Media As Terror Recruitment Tool

Ben Yellin of the Center for Health and Homeland Security was interviewed for the story "Investigators Now Looking Into Social Media As Terror Recruitment Tool" on WJZ-TV. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Who earns the biggest state paycheck in Maryland? Search our 2015 database

Bartley Griffith of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Who earns the biggest state paycheck in Maryland? Search our 2015 database" in the Baltimore Business Journal. Dec. 8

December 8, 2015
The Hardest Job

Carole Norris-Shortle of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the article "The Hardest Job" in The Atlantic. Dec. 8

December 8, 2015
Dr. Fran Answers Your Questions—On Bonding With A Newborn And Much More…

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Dr. Fran Answers Your Questions—On Bonding With A Newborn And Much More…in The Beverly Hills Courier. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
The rise of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "The rise of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity" in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
When labs clash over tardigrade DNA, that’s just science working as it should

Julie Hotopp of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the article "When labs clash over tardigrade DNA, that’s just science working as it should" in The Washington Post. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Baltimore's Rent Court: How Fairly Is It Functioning?

Deborah Weimer of the School of Law was interviewed on WYPR Radio for the segment "Baltimore's Rent Court: How Fairly Is It Functioning?" Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Fibroscan measures liver scarring without needles

Paul Thuluvath of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Fibroscan measures liver scarring without needles" on WAAY-TV. Dec. 8

December 8, 2015
Putting two spins on oncology

Eric Sundberg and Henry Lowe of the School of Medicine were quoted and UM Ventures was mentioned in the article "Putting two spins on oncology" on DDN-news.com. Dec. 7

December 8, 2015
Why stakes are high for court's decision on FCC's net neutrality rules (+video)

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Why stakes are high for court's decision on FCC's net neutrality rules (+video)" in the Christian Science Monitor. Dec. 7

December 7, 2015
Virtual Reality Soars at the University of Maryland

Students at the School of Medicine were referred to by the article, "Virtual Reality Soars at the University of Maryland," which mentioned the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Read in in BizNow. Dec. 4 

December 7, 2015
Happy Jobs Day

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was interviewed for the article "Happy Jobs Day" on Politico. Dec. 4

December 7, 2015
Are Women's Brains Really Different From Men's? Nope, Says Study, So The Argument that Sexism is the Natural Order is Invalid

Margaret McCarthy of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "Are Women's Brains Really Different From Men's? Nope, Says Study, So The Argument that Sexism is the Natural Order is Invalid," in Bustle. Dec. 3

December 7, 2015
C. Fraser Smith: Momentum missing as Baltimore rebuilds

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the commentary, "C. Fraser Smith: Momentum missing as Baltimore rebuilds," in the Daily Record. Dec. 3

December 7, 2015
Emory University students get an up-close tour of Freddie Gray's Baltimore, and its problems

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the story "Emory University students get an up-close tour of Freddie Gray's Baltimore, and its problems" in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 6

December 7, 2015
Why stakes are high for court's decision on FCC's net neutrality rules

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was mentioned in the story "Why stakes are high for court's decision on FCC's net neutrality rules" in the Christian Science Monitor. Dec. 7

December 7, 2015
FSU to collaborate on suicide prevention program

The article, "FSU to collaborate on suicide prevention program," mentioned the University of Maryland, Baltimore in referring to the School of Social Work in the Weekly Spark. Dec. 4

December 7, 2015
Doug Wetzel survives life-threatening heatstroke, still makes a pretty good doughnut

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Doug Wetzel survives life-threatening heatstroke, still makes a pretty good doughnut" in the Baltimore Sun. Valerie Cothran of the School of Medicine was featured in the accompanying Baltimore Sun story "A cold-weather FYI about heatstroke; follow-up to the Doug Wetzel story." Dec. 4 

December 7, 2015
Some Good News For A Change

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay A. Perman was mentioned on the Inside Maryland Politicis commentary, "Some Good News For A Change," on WYPR-FM. Dec. 4

December 7, 2015
Wil Haygood Writes Compelling Biography of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Wil Haygood Writes Compelling Biography of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall" in The Daily News. Dec. 6

December 7, 2015
What Happens To Your Body When You Start Doing Yoga

The School of Nursing was mentioned in the article "What Happens To Your Body When You Start Doing Yoga" on Yahoo! News. Dec. 5

December 7, 2015
Welfare Reform’s Broken Promises Exposed Again

Lisa Nicoli of the School of Social Work was interviewed for the article "Welfare Reform’s Broken Promises Exposed Again" on USW.org. Dec. 5

December 7, 2015
'Showdown': A look at Thurgood Marshall's historic rise to the Supreme Court

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "'Showdown': A look at Thurgood Marshall's historic rise to the Supreme Court" in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Dec. 5

December 7, 2015
Roughly Speaking: Freddie Gray case trial; pastry chef Doug Wetzel's triathlon survival story; 'Creed' and 'Spotlight' reviews (episode 23)

David Gray of the School of Law appeared on the Baltimore Sun podcast, Roughly Speaking. Dec. 4

December 7, 2015
Corporate executive found guilty faces a jail sentence

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Corporate executive found guilty faces a jail sentence" on Colinpenter.blogspot.com. Dec. 4

December 7, 2015
Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism" on GOPUSA.com. Dec. 4

December 7, 2015
The search for HIV’s Holy Grail

Robert Gallo of the Institute of Human Virology was featured in the article "The search for HIV’s Holy Grail" on the Gay News Network. Dec. 6

December 7, 2015
Officer Says He Thought Freddie Gray Was Faking Injury

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Officer Says He Thought Freddie Gray Was Faking Injury" on WBNS-TV and in similar stories on WJZ-TV, WBAL-TV and The Guardian. Dec. 5

December 7, 2015
In Baltimore, distrust of doctors impedes HIV prevention

Javius Cain, a student of the School of Social Work, was mentioned in the article "In Baltimore, distrust of doctors impedes HIV prevention" in the Westside Gazette and the Black AIDS Institute. Dec. 5

December 4, 2015
Prosecutors In Porter Trial To Pick Up With Investigation

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the segment "Prosecutors In Porter Trial To Pick Up With Investigation" on WYPR Radio and in a similar story on WBAL-TV and WRC-TV. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
The Listening Project: Victims And Survivors Voices Heard

Leigh Goodmark of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "The Listening Project: Victims And Survivors Voices Heard" on Foreign Affairs. Dec. 5

December 4, 2015
‘Business Courts’ take on complex conflicts

Michelle Harner of the School of Law was quoted in the article "‘Business Courts’ take on complex conflicts" in The Monitor. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Don Blankenship Guilty of Conspiracy in Upper Big Branch Mine Blast That Killed 29 Coal Miners

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Don Blankenship Guilty of Conspiracy in Upper Big Branch Mine Blast That Killed 29 Coal Miners" on Corporate Crime Reporter. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Prosecution and Defense Lay Out Strategies in Porter Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Prosecution and Defense Lay Out Strategies in Porter Trial" in Baltimore magazine. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism" in The Guardian. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Light therapy may ease depression, not just winter blues

Teodor Postolache of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Light therapy may ease depression, not just winter blues" on doctorksa.com. Dec. 4

December 4, 2015
Kelly Gorman Keeps on Dancing

Amit Golding of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the article "Kelly Gorman Keeps on Dancing" on Her Campus. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Adrianne Arthur Named Director, Operations and Communications, MPowering The State

Adrianne Arthur of MPowering the State was featured in the article "Adrianne Arthur Named Director, Operations and Communications, MPowering The State" on Citibizlist. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Traumatic Brain Injury—Focus on Heterogeneity, Secondary Damage

Chinmoy Sarkar and Marta Lipinski of the School of Medicine were mentioned in the alzforum.org story "Traumatic Brain Injury—Focus on Heterogeneity, Secondary Damage." Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Study: Diabetics at greater risk for tooth loss

Gary Hack of the School of Dentistry was interviewed for the story "Study: Diabetics at greater risk for tooth loss" on WTOP radio. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Trial For Officer In Freddie Gray Case Boasts Majority Black Jury

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Trial For Officer In Freddie Gray Case Boasts Majority Black Jury" on Global Grind and Newsone.com. Dec. 3

December 4, 2015
Community schools: A hopeful future for students in poverty

The School of Social Work and its Social Work Community Outreach Service was featured in the article, "Community schools: A hopeful future for students in poverty," in the Washington Times. Dec. 1

December 3, 2015
Steinzor on White Collar Case Studies

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was featured in the article "Steinzor on White Collar Case Studies" on CrimProfBlog. Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
For people in healthcare, violence is an occupational hazard

Jane Lipscomb of the School of Nursing was quoted in the article "For people in healthcare, violence is an occupational hazard" on Newsworks.org. Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
Black Judge, Black Jury? Why the 1st Trial in Freddie Gray’s Death Is Different

The School of Law was mentioned in the story "Black Judge, Black Jury? Why the 1st Trial in Freddie Gray’s Death Is Different" in The Root. Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
BTE Partners with University of Maryland

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "BTE Partners with University of Maryland" on AdvanceHealthcareNetwork. Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
Scientists attack a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing world

Myron Levine of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Scientists attack a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing world" on MedicalXpress.com. Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
Opinion: The evolution of evacuating the war wounded

School of Medicine research was featured in the opinion piece "Opinion: The evolution of evacuating the war wounded" in the Southeast Missourian. Dec. 3

December 3, 2015
The Future of Foster Care in California

Bethany Lee of the School of Social Work was quoted in the Pacific Standard article "The Future of Foster Care in California." Dec. 3

December 3, 2015
Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism

Michael Greenberger of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the School of Law was quoted in the Guardian story "Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism." Dec. 3

December 3, 2015
Prosecution and Defense Lay Out Strategies in Porter Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Prosecution and Defense Lay Out Strategies in Porter Trial" in Baltimore magazine. Similar stories aired on WJZ-TV, Real News Network, Social Dashboard, Uncova.com, the Huffington Post, the Canon Place Mercury, Jewocity.com, WBAL-TV, the Ledger-Gazette, The Guardian, and WJZ-TV. Dec. 3

December 3, 2015
Bank of America awards $258,500 in grants to Baltimore nonprofits

The University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation was mentioned in the Daily Record article, "Bank of America awards $258,500 in grants to Baltimore nonprofits." Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
9 Tips for Talking to Kids About Trauma

The Center for School Mental Health at the School of Medicine was mentioned in the Huffington Post story "9 Tips for Talking to Kids About Trauma." Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
Learning from Ebola: Why the world needs to take MERS more seriously

Matthew Frieman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Learning from Ebola: Why the world needs to take MERS more seriously" in STAT. Dec. 2

December 3, 2015
University of Maryland shows off high-stakes virtual reality lab

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine was featured in the Baltimore Business Journal story "University of Maryland shows off high-stakes virtual reality lab," which was excerpted on CenterMaryland. A similar story in the Diamondback featured Sarah Murthi of the School of Medicine. The story also ran in the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Dec. 2

December 2, 2015
Air Evacuation May Harm Patients With Brain Injuries

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Air Evacuation May Harm Patients With Brain Injuries," which mentioned the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center on UMB News.  Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Jury seated in Officer William Porter trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Jury seated in Officer William Porter trial" on WBAL-TV. Dec. 2

December 2, 2015
AAMC Report Examines How to Increase the Pipeline of Black Men Entering Medical School

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "AAMC Report Examines How to Increase the Pipeline of Black Men Entering Medical School" in JAMA. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
The Continuing Fight Against a Lethal Parasite

Myron Levine of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "The Continuing Fight Against a Lethal Parasite," on TuftsNow. Dec. 1  

December 2, 2015
Despite flaws, CISA represents progress for federal government action on cybersecurity

Markus Rauschecker of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security wrote the article "Despite flaws, CISA represents progress for federal government action on cybersecurity" on Jurist.org. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Pressure Mounts on Johns Hopkins to Pay a Living Wage

Jeff Singer of the School of Social Work was interviewed for the segment "Pressure Mounts on Johns Hopkins to Pay a Living Wage" on The Real News. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Jury Process Shows High Stakes in Freddie Gray Cop Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Jury Process Shows High Stakes in Freddie Gray Cop Trial" in Ebony magazine. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Wednesday markes the final phase of jury selection for Officer William Porter

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Wednesday markes the final phase of jury selection for Officer William Porter" on WMAR-TV and The Voice Herald. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Mum shares heartbreaking photos of her son after he collapsed from taking one line of cocaine

Yu-Ching Cheng of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Mum shares heartbreaking photos of her son after he collapsed from taking one line of cocaine" in the Daily Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin and the Mirror. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
The Alternative Medicine Racket

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "The Alternative Medicine Racket" in Before It's News. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Bidding reopens on massive Metro West complex after offers fail to close

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article "Bidding reopens on massive Metro West complex after offers fail to close" in the Baltimore Business Journal. Dec. 1

December 2, 2015
Jury selection resumes in Baltimore's Freddie Gray killing trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article " Jury selection resumes in Baltimore's Freddie Gray killing trial" in the Frederick News-Post, Reuters, Reuters Foundation and Yahoo! News. Dec. 1

December 1, 2015
Six Questions With Maryland Law Professor About Freddie Gray Case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was featured in the article "Six Questions With Maryland Law Professor About Freddie Gray Case" in Baltimore magazine. Dec. 1

December 1, 2015
Landmark Cases: Mapp v. Ohio

Renee Hutchins of the School of Law appeared on the C-SPAN program Landmark Cases for the episode "Mapp v. Ohio." Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
100 Women 2015: Social media 'fuels gender violence'

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "100 Women 2015: Social media 'fuels gender violence'," on BBC.com. Nov. 26

December 1, 2015
Pharmacy leaflets help educate patients about drug benefits and risks

The School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "Pharmacy leaflets help educate patients about drug benefits and risks" on Pharmacist.com. Dec. 1

December 1, 2015
High HCV cure rate demonstrated for people retreated after failure of short course direct-acting antiviral therapy

Eleanor Wilson of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "High HCV cure rate demonstrated for people retreated after failure of short course direct-acting antiviral therapy" on AIDSmap.com. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
Family fights Texas law allowing providers to end life-sustaining care

Diane Hoffmann of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Family fights Texas law allowing providers to end life-sustaining care" in Modern Healthcare. Nov. 29

December 1, 2015
Brick Bodies Celebrates 30th Anniversary; Raises Over $300,000 for The John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article  "Brick Bodies Celebrates 30th Anniversary; Raises Over $300,000 for The John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation" on Citibizlist.com. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
Study: No sex differences in human brain

Margaret McCarthy of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Study: No sex differences in human brain" in UPI.com. Dec 1

December 1, 2015
City Paper Feature: Baltimore Housing Financing

Jeff Singer of the School of Social Work was interviewed on the Marc Steiner Show program, "City Paper Feature: Baltimore Housing Financing," on WEAA-FM.  Nov. 25

December 1, 2015
Attacks on Abortion Clinics Should Be Prosecuted as Terrorism

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Attacks on Abortion Clinics Should Be Prosecuted as Terrorism" on Slate.com. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
A Way to Fight Pain And Skip the Pills

Marc Hochberg of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "A Way to Fight Pain And Skip the Pills" in The Wall Street Journal. Dec. 1

December 1, 2015
Update: First Day Of Jury Selection Wraps At Porter Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Update: First Day Of Jury Selection Wraps At Porter Trial" on WBAL Radio and for a similar story in The New York Times, Baltimore Jewish Life, Vice.com, and the Tampa Bay Times. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
Capitol Hill Health Fair: Showing Congress what pharmacy has to offer

The School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "Capitol Hill Health Fair: Showing Congress what pharmacy has to offer" on Pharmacist.com. Dec. 1

December 1, 2015
Baltimore commemorating World AIDS day with candlelight vigils

The Institute of Human Virology of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the WMAR-TV story "Baltimore commemorating World AIDS day with candlelight vigils." Dec. 1 A similar article appeared in baltimoregaylife.com on Nov. 25.

December 1, 2015
Rapid air evacuation of wounded from combat zones is questioned

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine wa quoted in the article "Rapid air evacuation of wounded from combat zones is questioned" in Stars and Stripes. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
UMD to offer course on Freddie Gray and Baltimore unrest next semester

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "UMD to offer course on Freddie Gray and Baltimore unrest next semester" in The Diamondback. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
Peaceful Protests Outside Courthouse as Jury Selection Begins in Freddie Gray Case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "Peaceful Protests Outside Courthouse as Jury Selection Begins in Freddie Gray Case," in Baltimore Magazine. Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
Two more winners of the Pinnacle Award


Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner of the School of Pharmacy was featured in the article "Two more winners of the Pinnacle Award" on Pharmacist.com. Dec. 1

December 1, 2015
Freddie Gray case legal analysis: jury selection could get complicated

Douglas Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "Freddie Gray case legal analysis: jury selection could get complicated," in the Baltimore Sun. and in a similar article in the Lodi News-Sentinel.  Nov. 30

December 1, 2015
Renaissance Academy welcomes students, holds community meeting in wake of classroom stabbing

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the article, "Renaissance Academy welcomes students, holds community meeting in wake of classroom stabbing,"  in the Baltimore Sun. Nov. 30 The story was excerpted on CenterMaryland. Dec. 1

News, Hot Topics, & Press Releases

December 21, 2015  |  Members of Congress tour The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Tayor Elementary School to observe a Community School operated by the SSW-led Promise Heights initiative.

December 18, 2015  |  UMB's Community Engagement Center shares its inaugural open community lunch.

December 17, 2015  |  UMSON December 2015 grads honor fallen classmate.

December 15, 2015  |  Pain researchers discussed the future of their research field at the inaugural symposium of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research (CACPR) on Dec. 14.

December 14, 2015  |  The Center for Interprofessional Education held its first ever Seed Grant Symposium in November.

December 11, 2015  |  UMB's Promise Heights initiative and the Office of Community Engagement enter a broad community partnership to help families of schoolchildren find employment.

December 10, 2015  |  Researcher who leads PATIENTS program, an initiative of University of Maryland: Mpowering the State, awarded $1.2 million contract

December 9, 2015  |  Students from three Baltimore middle schools share experiences and thoughts on the UMB CURE Scholars Program with the Baltimore City Council.

December 8, 2015  |  Dean pledges School will train future health professionals to address health issues tied to climate change.

December 8, 2015  |  Carey Law Professor Sherrilyn Ifill writes in support of affirmative action in college admissions as the Supreme Court readies to rehear Fisher v. University of Texas.

December 7, 2015  |  The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has achieved the highest increase in research funding among all of the professional and graduate schools at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

December 1, 2015  |  Findings could have major implications for treatment of military injuries.