Thursday, November 29, 2012
Research Transforming Medicine Day at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
State officials came to the University of Maryland School of Medicine for a very special tour and educational conference. “Research Transforming Medicine Day” focused on the importance of research funding to advance the innovation and discovery that leads to new treatments and cures and drives economic development throughout the region.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
University of Maryland School of Medicine Appoints Renowned Scientists Director and Associate Director of Medical Scientist Training Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., has appointed Michael S. Donnenberg, M.D., as the new director of the Medical Scientist Training Program and Achsah D. Keegan, Ph.D., as the program’s associate director.
Friday, November 02, 2012
The Class of 2016 Celebrates Their White Coat Ceremony
Medical Family Day was held on November 1, 2012 at the Hilton at Camden Yards. This special event gives family members of first-year students a glimpse into what medical school is really like for the students. It is capped off by the White Coat Ceremony.
Thursday, November 01, 2012
Claudia Baquet, MD, MPH, University of Maryland School of Medicine Associate Dean for Policy and Planning, Honored by American Association for Cancer Research
Claudia R. Baquet, MD, MPH, director of the Bioethics and Health Disparities Research Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has been awarded the 2012 American Association for Cancer Research Distinguished Lectureship on the Sciences of Health Disparities.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Celebrating the 200th Birthday of Historic Davidge Hall
A birthday party worthy of the oldest medical school building in continuous use in the Western Hemisphere was held at historic Davidge Hall on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
UMB, UMCP Announce a Collaborative School of Public Health
The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) have announced a collaborative school of public health that will give graduate students at both institutions expanded opportunities in public health education, research, service, and training.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Dean Reece Delivers 2012 State of the School Address
Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd, Dean Reece said the School of Medicine’s research and clinical enterprises continue to be successful despite a series of challenges and roadblocks.
Friday, September 07, 2012
Med Students By Day, You Tube Sensations By Night
When studying gets to be too much, our second-year students sometimes break into song – and the You Tube videos capturing these musical interludes have created quite a bit of buzz lately.
Monday, August 13, 2012
University of Maryland School of Medicine Appoints Director of Division of Translational Radiation Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., and William F. Regine, M.D., chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology, have appointed Zeljko Vujaskovic, M.D., Ph.D., as professor and director of the new Division of Translational Radiation Sciences in the Department of Radiation Oncology.
Monday, July 02, 2012
University of Maryland School of Medicine Appoints New Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Education and Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., has appointed George T. Fantry, M.D., as assistant dean for Student Affairs, Education and Research in the Offices of Student Affairs and Student Research.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
University of Maryland School of Medicine Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development
Shiladitya DasSarma, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, has won a grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled “Vaccine in a Salt Shaker: A New, Safe, Low-Cost Approach,” with the $100,000 grant.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
University of Maryland Completes Most-Extensive Full-Face Transplant to Date
The University of Maryland released details today of the most extensive full-face transplant completed to date, including both jaws, teeth, and tongue. The 36-hour operation occurred on March 19-20, 2012 at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center and involved a multi-disciplinary team of faculty physicians from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a team of over 150 nurses and professional staff.
Monday, January 23, 2012
University of Maryland President Jay Perman, MD, Has Named Bruce Jarrell, MD, Chief Academic & Research Officer and Senior Vice President
University of Maryland President Jay Perman, MD, announced today that Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS, has been named Chief Academic and Research Officer (CARO) and Senior Vice President. Dr. Jarrell will also be Dean of the Graduate School.
Monday, June 20, 2012
New Vaccine Will Be Fast-Tracked By $4 Million Award from Wellcome Trust
The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) has received a $4 million Strategic Translation Award from the prestigious Wellcome Trust to support a collaboration with Bharat Biotech for clinical development of a new conjugate vaccine to prevent the potentially lethal infectious disease caused by invasive non-typhoidal salmonella.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
University of Maryland School of Medicine Appoints New Medical Director For Maryland Proton Treatment Center
Dean, E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., and William F. Regine, M.D., chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology, have appointed Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.Ch.B., F.A.S.T.R.O., to serve as medical director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC). Dr. Mehta will also serve as associate director of clinical research in the Department of Radiation Oncology.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Dr. Jordan Warnick Retires
After 38 years of dedicated service to the School of Medicine, Jordan E. Warnick, PhD, retired, effective May 31, 2012.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
A Tree Grows In the Campus Center
Dr. Bruce Jarrell unveiled special artwork he and his mentor created to adorn the second-floor windows in the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Don't Miss the Ninth Annual Second-Year Auction
The evening will consist of both a silent auction and a live auction with faculty hosts. There will also be live music performed by members of the Class of 2014, drinks, and light hors d’ourves.