July 2016

UMB In the News

July 18, 2016
The Near Impossibility of Moving Up After Welfare

A study by Lisa Nicoli of the School of Social Work was referenced in the article "The Near Impossibility of Moving Up After Welfare" in The Atlantic. July 11

July 18, 2016
State Medicaid program limits access to a drug treatment, upsetting advocates

Christopher Welsh of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "State Medicaid program limits access to a drug treatment, upsetting advocates" in the Baltimore Sun. The story also ran on insurancenews.net. July 15

July 18, 2016
Bio-Tech Firm PathSensors Announces New Universal BioSensor

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Bio-Tech Firm PathSensors Announces New Universal BioSensor" on Homeland Security Today. July 17

July 18, 2016
Lawmaker who pushed medical pot in Md. is part of team applying to sell the drug

Dan Morhaim of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Lawmaker who pushed medical pot in Md. is part of team applying to sell the drug" in the Washington Post. July 16

July 18, 2016
Brazil Moves Late on Security for Rio Games

Ben Yelin of the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Brazil Moves Late on Security for Rio Games" in The Wall Street Journal and on news.morningstar.com. July 17

July 18, 2016
Full Episode: Maryland's News This Week, Sunday, July 27, 2016

Doug Colbert of the School of Law is featured in the story "Full Episode: Maryland's News This Week, Sunday, July 27, 2016" on WBAL Radio. July 17

July 18, 2016
Judge Considering Many Of The Same Witnesses At Rice Trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the segment "Judge Considering Many Of The Same Witnesses At Rice Trial" on WBAL-AM. July 17

July 18, 2016
Mutant HIV viruses fight new infections in 2 brothers' labs

Robert Gallo of the Institute of Human Virology was quoted in the article "Mutant HIV viruses fight new infections in 2 brothers' labs" in the Standard Examiner, the Reading Eagle, and the Watertown Daily Times. July 17

July 18, 2016
Brazil Moves Late on Security for Rio Games

Benjamin Yelin of the School of Law's Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the story "Brazil Moves Late on Security for Rio Games" in the Wall Street Journal

July 18, 2016
Analysis: Benefits appear limited in community pact with Sagamore

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article "Analysis: Benefits appear limited in community pact with Sagamore" in the Baltimore Brew. July 18

July 18, 2016
USM chancellor was highly paid when he led Massachusetts university system

Jay Perman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the story "USM chancellor was highly paid when he led Massachusetts university system" in the Baltimore Sun. July 17

July 18, 2016
WHAT’S GOING ON

The School of Dentistry was mentioned in the article "WHAT’S GOING ON" on Our Time Press. July 15

July 18, 2016
Coal Industry Weighs in on Blankenship Appeal

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Coal Industry Weighs in on Blankenship Appeal" on My Informs. July 15

July 18, 2016
Verdict In Rice Trial To Be Read Monday Morning

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Verdict In Rice Trial To Be Read Monday Morning" on WJZ-TV and in similar stories on WBAL-AM and The Root. July 15

July 18, 2016
Environmentalists, utilities keep close eye on coal-ash trial

Robert Percival of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Environmentalists, utilities keep close eye on coal-ash trial" in the Southeast Missourian. July 18

July 18, 2016
EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm

Frank Pasquale of the School of Law was quoted in the story "EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm" on InformationWeek. July 18

July 18, 2016
How the DNA Revolution Is Changing Us

Lars Burdorf of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "How the DNA Revolution Is Changing Us" in National Geographic. July 15

July 15, 2016
S01-6: The road not taken

Letitia Logan Passarella of the School of Social Work was quoted in the story "S01-6: The road not taken" on Marketplace. July 7

July 15, 2016
Coal Industry Weighs in on Blankenship Appeal

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the Corporate Crime Reporter story "Coal Industry Weighs in on Blankenship Appeal." July 15

July 15, 2016
PathSensors unveils new bio threat detection system

Dan Schulze of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "PathSensors unveils new bio threat detection system" on GSN: Government Security News. July 15

July 15, 2016
Closing Arguments Wrap In Rice Trial; Verdict To Be Announced Monday

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the WBAL-AM story "Closing Arguments Wrap In Rice Trial; Verdict To Be Announced Monday." The story also ran on WJZ-TV and CapitalBay.news. July 14

July 15, 2016
The three C’s of an IVP

The School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology was mentioned in the story "The three C’s of an IVP" on pharmacist.com. July 11

July 15, 2016
Become a 10,000 (step) maniac

Elissa Lechtenstein of the School of Pharmacy authored the story "Become a 10,000 (step) maniac" on pharmacist.com. July 8

July 14, 2016
Port Covington developers announce multi-million deal with 6 nearby neighborhoods

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article "Port Covington developers announce multi-million deal with 6 nearby neighborhoods" in The Baltimore Sun. July 13

July 14, 2016
Environmentalists, utilities eye Richmond, Va., coal ash trial

Robert Percival of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Environmentalists, utilities eye Richmond, Va., coal ash trial" in The Tri-Valley Dispatch. July 13

July 14, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Drug Linked to NYC Mass Overdose

Marilyn Huestis of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the story "Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Drug Linked to NYC Mass Overdose" on WNBC-TV, NewsYac.com and WLBZ-TV. July 13

July 14, 2016
Taxpayer-funded Black Lives Matter leader lives in home of rich University of Maryland law student

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Taxpayer-funded Black Lives Matter leader lives in home of rich University of Maryland law student" on The College Fix and in similar articles in prisonplanet.com, beforeitsnews.com, and Yournewswire.com. July 13

July 14, 2016
First Edition with Sean Yoes

Doug Colbert of the School of Law appeared on the WEAA-FM program "First Edition with Sean Yoes." July 13

July 14, 2016
Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Announces Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Grant Recipients

School of Medicine student Kristen Suzich was mentioned in the article "Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Announces Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Grant Recipients" on alexslemonade.org and on Pressreleasepoint.com. July 13

July 14, 2016
(Un)Fairness of Risk Scores in Criminal Sentencing

Danielle Citron of the School of Law authored the story "(Un)Fairness of Risk Scores in Criminal Sentencing" on Forbes.com. July 13

July 14, 2016
Superhero Fights for IBD Awareness

Raymond Cross of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Healthline story "Superhero Fights for IBD Awareness." July 13

July 14, 2016
DARPA Wants Mutant Viruses to Fight New Diseases

Robert Gallo of the School of Medicine Institute for Human Virology was quoted in the story "DARPA Wants Mutant Viruses to Fight New Diseases" in Bloomberg newswire. A similar story ran on msn.com. July 14

July 14, 2016
Tense Relations Between Cops, Prosecutors Fall Out From Freddie Gray Cases

David Gray of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Tense Relations Between Cops, Prosecutors Fall Out From Freddie Gray Cases" in NBC News and msn.com. July 13

July 13, 2016
Verdict in Rice trial draws nearer as defense rests on day four

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Verdict in Rice trial draws nearer as defense rests on day four" on WBFF-TV. July 12

July 13, 2016
Officers Give Contradictory Testimony of Freddie Gray's Behavior During Cross Examination

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the program segment "Officers Give Contradictory Testimony of Freddie Gray's Behavior During Cross Examination" on the Real News Network. July 12

July 13, 2016
Defense rests in trial of Lt. Brian Rice in Freddie Gray case; closing arguments scheduled Thursday

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Defense rests in trial of Lt. Brian Rice in Freddie Gray case; closing arguments scheduled Thursday" on canmua.net. July 13

July 13, 2016
U.S. utilities eye decision in Virginia coal ash trial

Robert Percival of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Virginia coal ash case could have national implications (+video)" in the Christian Science Monitor and  and in similar stories in the Columbia Daily Tribune, Index-Journal, Fox News, the Indiana Gazette, the Tribune-Democrat, and EnergyCentral.com. July 12

July 13, 2016
Amicus Therapeutics Appoints Former FDA Division Deputy Director Andrew Mulberg as Vice President, Regulatory Strategy

Andrew Mulberg of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Amicus Therapeutics Appoints Former FDA Division Deputy Director Andrew Mulberg as Vice President, Regulatory Strategy" in the Huffington Post. The story also ran on checkorphan.org. July 12

July 13, 2016
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life

Pamela Peeke of the School of Medicine authored the Huffington Post story "How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life." July 12

July 13, 2016
Defense Rests In Trial of Lt. Brian Rice; Closing Arguments Set for Thursday

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the WJZ-TV story "Defense Rests In Trial of Lt. Brian Rice; Closing Arguments Set for Thursday." A similar story aired on WBFF-TV. July 12

July 13, 2016
Mightier Than The Sword: Ida B. Wells And The Power Of Writing As Advocacy

The School of Law was mentioned in the Huffington Post article "Mightier Than The Sword: Ida B. Wells And The Power Of Writing As Advocacy." July 12

July 12, 2016
Assault charge dropped against officer in Freddie Gray case

Martinez Davenport of the University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Force was quoted in the article "Assault charge dropped against officer in Freddie Gray case" on WCYB-TV and WCVB-TV. July 11

July 12, 2016
University of Maryland, Baltimore Accreditation Extended 10 Years

UMB President Jay A. Perman was quoted and School of Pharmacy Dean Natalie D. Eddington and Senior VP and Chief Accountability Officer Roger J. Ward were mentioned in the article "University of Maryland, Baltimore Accreditation Extended 10 Years" in Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine. July 11

July 12, 2016
No one comments on credentialing of university police

Portia Swinson of the University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Force was mentioned in the article "No one comments on credentialing of university police" in The New Britain Herald. July 11

July 12, 2016
Law Professor Colbert on Lt. Rice hearing in the Gray case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was featured in the article "Law Professor Colbert on Lt. Rice hearing in the Gray case" in The Baltimore Sun. July 11

July 12, 2016
Bio-Tech Firm PathSensors Announces New Universal BioSensor

Dan Schulze of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Bio-Tech Firm PathSensors Announces New Universal BioSensor" on PRWeb. The story also ran on American Security Today. July 12

July 12, 2016
Judge drops assault charge against Lt. Brian Rice in Freddie Gray case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story, "Judge drops assault charge against Lt. Brian Rice in Freddie Gray case," in the Baltimore Sun. The same story was mentioned in the WEAA-FM piece "In the Media." July 11

July 12, 2016
Environmentalists, Utilities Eye Richmond Coal Ash Trial

Robert V. Percival of the School of Law was quoted in the Associated Press story, "Environmentalists, Utilities Eye Richmond Coal Ash Trial," on Yahoo! FInance, ABC News and The New York Times. July 11

July 12, 2016
No one comments on credentialing of university police

The University of Maryland Baltimore was mentioned in the story "No one comments on credentialing of university police" in the New Britain Herald. and in a similar story in the Bristol Press. July 11

July 12, 2016
How this biotech company is bringing software to big pharma

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the story "How this biotech company is bringing software to big pharma" on Technical.ly Baltimore. July 11

July 12, 2016
Freddie Gray Case: Prosecutors Question Officer’s Failure to Put a Seat Belt on Gray

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story, "Freddie Gray Case: Prosecutors Question Officer’s Failure to Put a Seat Belt on Gray," on The Root. July 11

July 12, 2016
Nina Heck, Tom Simonton, Devon Hyde and Lacey Adams | Guidewell Financial Solutions

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the article, "Nina Heck, Tom Simonton, Devon Hyde and Lacey Adams | Guidewell Financial Solutions," in the Daily Record. July 11

July 12, 2016
Prosecution Rests In Trial of Lt. Brian Rice; Judge Drops Assault Charge

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story, "Prosecution Rests In Trial of Lt. Brian Rice; Judge Drops Assault Charge" on WJZ-TV. July 11

July 12, 2016
SIIM16: Building Bridges Across Big Threats and Big Opportunities

Eliot L. Siegel of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article, "SIIM16: Building Bridges Across Big Threats and Big Opportunities," on Diagnostic Imaging. July 11

July 11, 2016
Update: Trial of Police Lieutenant Brian Rice

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed on the Marc Steiner Show program,  "Update: Trial of Police Lieutenant Brian Rice" on WEAA-FM. July 8

July 11, 2016
Hogan appoints 2 judges in Cecil County

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Hogan appoints 2 judges in Cecil County" in the Daily Record. July 8

July 11, 2016
Prescribed stimulant use increases more rapidly among adults vs. youth

Student Mehmet Burcu of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article "Prescribed stimulant use increases more rapidly among adults vs. youth" in Healio. July 11

July 11, 2016
Rick Armiger: Heart Disease Motivates Baltimore’s Ironman

Sunjay Kaushal of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article, "Rick Armiger: Heart Disease Motivates Baltimore’s Ironman," on Baltimore Wire. July 10

July 11, 2016
University of Maryland, Baltimore Accreditation Extended 10 Years

UMB President Jay A. Perman was quoted and School of Pharmacy Dean Natalie D. Eddington and Sr. VP and Chief Accountability Officer Roger J. Ward were mentioned in the article "University of Maryland, Baltimore Accreditation Extended 10 Years" on citibizlist.com. July 10

July 11, 2016
Attachment Theory Is Far More Forgiving Than Dr. Sears Makes It Seem

Richard Barth of the School of Social Work was quoted in the article, "Attachment Theory Is Far More Forgiving Than Dr. Sears Makes It Seem," on Slate. July 8

July 11, 2016
EMA Extends Amputation Investigation to All SGLT2 Inhibitors

Simeon Taylor of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "EMA Extends Amputation Investigation to All SGLT2 Inhibitors," in Medscape. July 8

July 11, 2016
Baltimore cardiologist blazes impressive career as a woman in a mostly male domain

Miriam Cohen of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "Baltimore cardiologist blazes impressive career as a woman in a mostly male domain" in The Baltimore Sun. July 10 The article was excerpted on centermaryland. July 11

July 11, 2016
Trial Set To Open For Fourth Officer Charged In Freddie Gray Case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Trial Set To Open For Fourth Officer Charged In Freddie Gray Case" on gosporttimes.com. July 9

July 11, 2016
Painkiller panel drops experts linked to pharma industry

Mary Lynn McPherson and Dean Natalie Eddington of the School of Pharmacy were quoted in the article "Painkiller panel drops experts linked to pharma industry" in The Baltimore Sun. July 9

July 11, 2016
Former high school dropouts get diplomas and second chances as adults

The article, "Former high school dropouts get diplomas and second chances as adults," referred to the School of Medicine in the Baltimore Sun. July 8 The article was excerpted on centermaryland. July 11 

July 11, 2016
Towson yoga class helps Parkinson's sufferers restore mind-body connection

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Towson yoga class helps Parkinson's sufferers restore mind-body connection" in The Baltimore Sun. July 8

July 11, 2016
Cyberstalking Murder Case Could Provide Roadmap For Online Safety

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Cyberstalking Murder Case Could Provide Roadmap For Online Safety" on vocativ.com. July 8

July 11, 2016
Osteoporosis Treatment Today

Elizabeth Streeten of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Osteoporosis Treatment Today" on awomanshealth.com. July 8

July 11, 2016
The Racist: Labor Secretary Tom Perez is said to be near the top of Hillary Clinton’s VP list

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "The Racist: Labor Secretary Tom Perez is said to be near the top of Hillary Clinton’s VP list" on Before It's News. July 8

July 8, 2016
FDA Chief Criticizes Industry for Inaction on Opioids

Mary Lynn McPherson of the School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "FDA Chief Criticizes Industry for Inaction on Opioids" on MedPage Today. July 7

July 8, 2016
Trial Starts for Highest-Ranking Officer in Freddie Gray Case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Trial Starts for Highest-Ranking Officer in Freddie Gray Case" in Baltimore Magazine. July 7

July 8, 2016
FDA's advisers on opioids booted for ties to industry, AP learns

Mary Lynn McPherson of the School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "FDA's advisers on opioids booted for ties to industry, AP learns" on FiercePharma.com. July 7

July 8, 2016
2016 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article "2016 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers" on Nacubo.org. July 7

July 8, 2016
Fossil Fuel Industry-Funded Attorneys General Try to Block ExxonMobil Climate Fraud Probe

Robert Percival of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Fossil Fuel Industry-Funded Attorneys General Try to Block ExxonMobil Climate Fraud Probe" on The Huffington Post. July 7

July 8, 2016
Coppage named QA social services director

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the article, "Coppage named QA social services director," on MyEasternShoreMd.com. July 8

July 8, 2016
Cops’ attorneys: Gray was too dangerous for seat belt

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Cops’ attorneys: Gray was too dangerous for seat belt" in The Washington Times. July 7

July 8, 2016
Chantelle Custodio | Pessin Katz Law P.A.

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Chantelle Custodio | Pessin Katz Law P.A.," in the Daily Record. July 8

July 8, 2016
Baltimore cop chooses trial by judge in Freddie Gray's death

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Baltimore cop chooses trial by judge in Freddie Gray's death" on WWNTradio.com. July 7

July 8, 2016
Art makes hospital stay better for patients

The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center was featured in the story "Art makes hospital stay better for patients," in the Baltimore Sun. July 8

July 8, 2016
Painkiller panel drops experts linked to pharma industry

Mary Lynn McPherson of the School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "Painkiller panel drops experts linked to pharma industry" on Pharmacychoice.com. July 7

July 8, 2016
Why Did Obama Do So Well at the Supreme Court?

Mark Graber of the School of Law was cited in the article "Why Did Obama Do So Well at the Supreme Court?" in The New Republic. and in a similar article on LawyersGunsMoneyblog.com. July 7

July 8, 2016
State says Rice is responsible as supervisor

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "State says Rice is responsible as supervisor" on WYPR-FM. July 7

July 8, 2016
Trial Begins For Another Baltimore Officer Charged in Gray’s Death

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Trial Begins For Another Baltimore Officer Charged in Gray’s Death" on WJZ-TV. July

July 8, 2016
Chicago Firm Buys UMB BioPark Developer for $1.5B

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the story "Chicago Firm Buys UMB BioPark Developer for $1.5B" on BizNow. July 7

July 8, 2016
Prosecutors dismiss misconduct charge on first day of Brian Rice trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Prosecutors dismiss misconduct charge on first day of Brian Rice trial" on WBFF-TV. July 7

July 8, 2016
State drops 1 charge as Lt. Brian Rice's trial begins

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "State drops 1 charge as Lt. Brian Rice's trial begins" on WBAL-TV. July 7

July 8, 2016
Prosecutors focus on Lt. Brian Rice's high rank as latest trial in Freddie Gray's death begins

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Prosecutors focus on Lt. Brian Rice's high rank as latest trial in Freddie Gray's death begins" in the Baltimore Sun. July 7

July 7, 2016
Wexford Science & Technology to be acquired in $1.5 billion deal

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article, "Wexford Science & Technology to be acquired in $1.5 billion deal," in the Baltimore Business Journal. July 6

July 7, 2016
Wicomico State’s Attorney Named New Circuit Court Judge

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Wicomico State’s Attorney Named New Circuit Court Judge," in The Dispatch. July 7

July 7, 2016
BioPark developer acquired in $1.5 billion deal

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article, "BioPark developer acquired in $1.5 billion deal," on Technical.ly Baltimore. July 6

July 7, 2016
Phase 1 trial to examine efficacy of promising malaria vaccine in Burkina Faso

Christopher Plowe and Matthew Laurens of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "Phase 1 trial to examine efficacy of promising malaria vaccine in Burkina Faso" on news-medical.net. and in a similar article on UMB News. July 6

July 7, 2016
Synthetic opioid is under development

Andrew Coop of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article "Synthetic opioid is under development" in the Keene Sentinel. July 6

July 7, 2016
Bullock Runs for District 9 Council Seat

Ashley Valis of the University of Maryland Baltimore was quoted in the article, "Bullock Runs for District 9 Council Seat," which also mentioned President Jay Perman and the University of Maryland Biopark, in the Afro. July 6

July 7, 2016
Depression Decreases COPD Medication Adherence

Linda Simoni-Wastila of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article, "Depression Decreases COPD Medication Adherence," in ConsultantLiveJuly 6

July 7, 2016
American Society of Hematology Selects 30 Medical Students and Residents for 2016 HONORS Award

Ariel Siegel of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "American Society of Hematology Selects 30 Medical Students and Residents for 2016 HONORS Award" in hematology.org. July 6 

July 7, 2016
Blackstone sells properties of Baltimore biopark developer for $1.5 billion

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article, "Blackstone sells properties of Baltimore biopark developer for $1.5 billion," in the Baltimore Sun. July 6 The article was excerpted on centermaryland. July 7

July 7, 2016
Dr. Raymond F. Waldron, retired Baltimore dentist, dies

The obituary, "Dr. Raymond F. Waldron, retired Baltimore dentist, dies," mentioned the School of Dentistry in the Baltimore Sun. July 7

July 7, 2016
Training materials barred from Baltimore police officer's trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Training materials barred from Baltimore police officer's trial" in the Gosport Times. July 7

July 7, 2016
Researchers Begin Promising Malaria Vaccine Trial

Matthew B. Laurens and Christopher Plowe of the School of Medicine were mentioned in the article "Researchers Begin Promising Malaria Vaccine Trial" in Infection Control Today. July 6 

July 7, 2016
CASA Summit Prepares Youth to Exit Foster Care

Kurt Ragin of the STAR TRACK program of the School of Medicine was quoted and the School of Social Work was mentioned in the article, "CASA Summit Prepares Youth to Exit Foster Care," on Patch. July 5

July 7, 2016
Painkiller panel drops experts linked to pharma industry

of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the Associated Press article "Painkiller panel drops experts linked to pharma industry" in the Miami Herald GuardianCanadian Business Federalnewsradio Financial Express Newser WTOP-AM and other outlets. July 6

July 7, 2016
Sifting through sunscreens: Decoding the claims on a sea of products

Zaineb H. Makhzoumi of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "Sifting through sunscreens: Decoding the claims on a sea of products," in the Baltimore SunCarroll County Times and canmua.net. July 6

July 6, 2016
Dayhoff: Judge Weant's distinguished service on the Md. Court of Special Appeals

The School of Law was mentioned in the story "Dayhoff: Judge Weant's distinguished service on the Md. Court of Special Appeals" in the Carroll County Times. July 6

July 6, 2016
Top Ranking Officer Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death Elects Trial By Judge

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Top Ranking Officer Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death Elects Trial By Judge" on WJZ-TV. July 5

July 6, 2016
How can microneedles help older adults?

Audra Stinchcomb of the School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "How can microneedles help older adults?" in IowaNow. July 5 

July 6, 2016
Leaders Hold Summit on ‘Future of Nursing’

Patricia D. Franklin and Kathryn L. Montgomery of the School of Nursing were quoted and Jane M. Kirschling, Joan I. Warren, and Stephanie White were mentioned in the article, "Leaders Hold Summit on ‘Future of Nursing,’" on UMB News. July 5 

July 6, 2016
The Latest Fallout from the Volkswagen Scandal: Five Key Takeaways

Rena Steinzor  of the School of Law was interviewed for the podcast, "The Latest Fallout from the Volkswagen Scandal: Five Key Takeaways," in Knowledge Wharton. and Valuewalk. July 5

July 6, 2016
Judge rules prosecutors withheld evidence, cannot use training documents in Rice trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed for the story "Judge rules prosecutors withheld evidence, cannot use training documents in Rice trial" on WBFF-TV. July 5

July 6, 2016
Freddie Gray case: Judge allows trial of highest-ranking officer to go forward

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Freddie Gray case: Judge allows trial of highest-ranking officer to go forward" in The Washington Post. July 5

July 6, 2016
Wexford Science & Technology to be acquired in $1.5 billion deal

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article "Wexford Science & Technology to be acquired in $1.5 billion deal" in the Baltimore Business Journal. July 5 The article was excerpted on centermaryland. July 6

July 6, 2016
Lower Your Fitness Age

Pamela Peeke of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Lower Your Fitness Age" on Yahoo! News. July 5

July 6, 2016
Freddie Gray case: Highest-ranking officer

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Freddie Gray case: Highest-ranking officer" on Christian News Today. July 5

July 6, 2016
Researchers begin promising malaria vaccine trial in Burkina Faso

Matthew B. Laurens and Christopher Plowe of the School of Medicine were mentioned in the article "Researchers begin promising malaria vaccine trial in Burkina Faso" in Medicalxpress. July 6

July 6, 2016
Less pain, less risk

Andrew Coop of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article "Less pain, less risk" in the Standard-Times. July 5

July 6, 2016
Rice trial begins Thursday

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Rice trial begins Thursday" on WYPR-FM. July 5

July 6, 2016
Michael Miller from the University of Maryland School of Medicine: What Do Triglycerides Really Mean in Cardiac Health?

Michael Miller of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Michael Miller from the University of Maryland School of Medicine: What Do Triglycerides Really Mean in Cardiac Health?" on HCPlive.com. July 5

July 6, 2016
University of Maryland School of Medicine Begins Malaria Vaccine Trial in Burkina Faso

Christopher Plowe and Matthew Laurens of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "University of Maryland School of Medicine Begins Malaria Vaccine Trial in Burkina Faso" on Healthcanal.com. July 6

July 5, 2016
University of Maryland professor receives award for hyperthermic oncology research

Zeljko Vujaskovic of the School of Medicine was featured in the article, "University of Maryland professor receives award for hyperthermic oncology research," in Healio. July 5

July 5, 2016
Maria Worthington McKenna, John J. Doud, Brian T. Gallagher and Britt G. Rife | Council Baradel

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Maria Worthington McKenna, John J. Doud, Brian T. Gallagher and Britt G. Rife | Council Baradel," in the Daily RecordJuly 1

July 5, 2016
Anne Arundel County Public Library appoints new Executive Board

Donald E. Roland of The University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation was mentioned in the article, "Anne Arundel County Public Library appoints new Executive Board," on My informs. July 4

July 5, 2016
E. Gerard “Gerry” Keen, 82

The obituary, "E. Gerard “Gerry” Keen, 82," mentioned the School of Dentistry in the Cape Cod Times. July 3 

July 5, 2016
Queen City native publishes his first novel, a murder mystery

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Queen City native publishes his first novel, a murder mystery," in the  Cumberland Times-News. July 3

July 5, 2016
The Public’s Health

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article, "The Public’s Health," in the Montana Standard. July 5

July 5, 2016
No, it's not possible to alter sleep needs

Andrea Meredith of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "No, it's not possible to alter sleep needs," in the Democrat Gazette. July 3

July 5, 2016
LI Lawyer Disbarred Over Forgery of Judge's Signature

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "LI Lawyer Disbarred Over Forgery of Judge's Signature," in the New York Law Journal. July 1

July 5, 2016
What educators can still learn from Thurgood Marshall

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "What educators can still learn from Thurgood Marshall," on tes.com. July 2 

 

  

July 5, 2016
Addressing gaps in Baltimore's health care

Stephen N. Davis of the School of Medicine wrote the op-ed, "Addressing gaps in Baltimore's health care," in the Baltimore Sun. July 3

July 5, 2016
Warriors on vacation

Student Katie DeQuebec of the School of Nursing was mentioned in the article, "Warriors on vacation," in the Garden Island. July 1

July 5, 2016
Depression linked to reduced COPD medication adherence

Linda Simoni-Wastila of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article, "Depression linked to reduced COPD medication adherence," in Pharmacy Today. July 1

July 5, 2016
Obama Nominates Public Defender Training Director to Serve on D.C. Superior Court

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Obama Nominates Public Defender Training Director to Serve on D.C. Superior Court," in the National Law Journal. July 1

July 5, 2016
Donald C. Fry: Six Top Reasons to Toast Baltimore This Summer

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the commentary, "Donald C. Fry: Six Top Reasons to Toast Baltimore This Summer," on CenterMaryland. June 30

July 5, 2016
Maciarello named newest Wicomico judge

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Maciarello named newest Wicomico judge," in the Delmarva Daily Times, the Salisbury Independent and on WMDT. July 2

July 5, 2016
AOT and Long-Term Use of Antipsychotics

John A. Talbott of the School of Medicine was co-author of the article, "AOT and Long-Term Use of Antipsychotics," in Psychiatric News. July 1

July 5, 2016
Health briefs: Synthetic opioid under development

Andrew Coop of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article "Health briefs: Synthetic opioid under development" on GoErie.com. July 2

July 5, 2016
One last U.S. medical school still killed animals to teach surgery, but no more

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "One last U.S. medical school still killed animals to teach surgery, but no more" in the Ames Tribune. July 2

July 5, 2016
Guidewell Financial Solutions Launches Affordable Rental Counseling Program

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article "Guidewell Financial Solutions Launches Affordable Rental Counseling Program" in The Houston Chronicle. July 1

July 5, 2016
Maryland University Presidents Get Raises

UMB President Jay A. Perman was mentioned in the story "Maryland University Presidents Get Raises" on delmarvapublicradio.net and on WCBC-AM. July 1

July 5, 2016
Risperdal, Antipsychotics Prescribed at Higher Rates For Foster Care Children

Susan dosReis of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article "Risperdal, Antipsychotics Prescribed at Higher Rates For Foster Care Children" on Top Class Actions. July 1

July 5, 2016
CVD researchers to use minimally invasive tissue sampling to identify cause of child mortality

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "CVD researchers to use minimally invasive tissue sampling to identify cause of child mortality" on My Informs. July 1

July 1, 2016
CVD researchers to use minimally invasive tissue sampling to identify cause of child mortality

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "CVD researchers to use minimally invasive tissue sampling to identify cause of child mortality" in news-medical.net. June 30

July 1, 2016
Coal Ash Bedevils Oklahoma Town, Revealing Weakness of EPA Rule

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the story, "Coal Ash Bedevils Oklahoma Town, Revealing Weakness of EPA Rule," on KOSU-TV. June 30

July 1, 2016
American Cancer Society Awards $3,844,000 of Grants to Maryland Cancer Researchers

Graeme Woodworth of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "American Cancer Society Awards $3,844,000 of Grants to Maryland Cancer Researchers" in the Daily Record and on Baltimore.Citybizlist.com. June 30 The article was excerpted on centermaryland.org. July 1

July 1, 2016
John T. McElroy, retired FDA attorney, dies

The School of Law was mentioned in the obituary "John T. McElroy, retired FDA attorney, dies" in the Baltimore Sun. June 30

July 1, 2016
Local surgeon appointed to state opioid commission

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Local surgeon appointed to state opioid commission" in the Lowell Sun. June 30

July 1, 2016
One last U.S. medical school still killed animals to teach surgery, but no more

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "One last U.S. medical school still killed animals to teach surgery, but no more" in the Hartford Courant. June 30

July 1, 2016
Synthetic opioid being developed

Andrew Coop of the School of Pharmacy was featured in the story "Synthetic opioid being developed" in the Bulletin. June 30

July 1, 2016
SIIM Recognizes Leaders in Medical Imaging Informatics

Eliot Siegel of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "SIIM Recognizes Leaders in Medical Imaging Informatics" on siim.org. June 30

July 1, 2016
Getting Illegal Foreign Money Into US Campaigns? It’s Easy, Experts Say

Donald Tobin of the School of Law was quoted in the Moyers & Company story "Getting Illegal Foreign Money Into US Campaigns? It’s Easy, Experts Say." June 30

July 1, 2016
UM BWMC Honored With Mission: Lifeline Gold Quality Achievement Award

Samuel Yoon of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "UM BWMC Honored With Mission: Lifeline Gold Quality Achievement Award" in the Severna Park Voice. June 30

July 1, 2016
Depression Associated With COPD Meds Nonadherence

Jennifer Albrecht of the School of Medicine was featured in the Psychiatry Advisor story "Depression Associated With COPD Meds Nonadherence." June 30

July 1, 2016
Surgeons perform kidney transplant without need for dialysis

David Leeser of the School of Medicine was mentioned and E. Albert Reece, also of the School of Medicine, was quoted in the story "Surgeons perform kidney transplant without need for dialysis" on DailyNews724.com. A similar story ran on Fox News. June 30

July 1, 2016
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

Christopher Plowe of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children" in HealthDay. The story also appeared in Health magazine, EHE&me and summitmedicalgroup.com. June 30

July 1, 2016
Most Maryland university system presidents get raises

Jay Perman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the Associated Press story, "Most Maryland university system presidents get raises," in the Baltimore Sun WBFF-TV  WMAR-TV and the Washington Post. June 30

July 1, 2016
Researchers to use innovative alternative to autopsy to better understand child mortality

Karen Kotloff and Samba Sow of the School of Medicine were quoted in the news release "Researchers to use innovative alternative to autopsy to better understand child mortality" on EurekAlert! June 30

July 1, 2016
Plenary Sessions to Discuss Impactful Healthcare Practices

Marilyn Huestis of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Plenary Sessions to Discuss Impactful Healthcare Practices" on CLPMag.com. June 30

July 1, 2016
Think Cancer Will Kill You? Wrong!

Michael Miller of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Think Cancer Will Kill You? Wrong!" in HealthZette. June 30

July 1, 2016
Adnan Syed granted new trial

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed fon the story, "Adnan Syed granted new trial," on WBAL-TV. June 30

News, Hot Topics, & Press Releases

July 22, 2016  |  More than 300 attend the University of Maryland School of Nursing 2016 Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics.

July 19, 2016  |  SSW launches the Positive Schools Center to improve school climate and tackle racial disparities.

July 19, 2016  |  Device simplifies mitral valve repair, avoids open heart surgery.

July 15, 2016  |  A new study from the School of Pharmacy has found that lower rates of COPD medication adherence increase when patients become depressed.

July 6, 2016  |  Trial will examine safety and efficacy in a setting where malaria is common.

July 5, 2016  |  University of Maryland School of Nursing hosts 2016 Maryland Action Coalition to review statewide progress and develop strategies.