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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Longstanding UM School of Medicine Dean and Widely Recognized Academic and Institutional Leader, Dr. E. Albert Reece, Announces He Will Transition from the Deanship in 2022; His Tenure Continued the UMSOM Upward Trajectory as an Academic Powerhouse
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, a widely recognized visionary leader who elevated the UMSOM into a top-tier biomedical research and patient-focused academic center, announced that he will complete his 16-year tenure as Dean, at the end of the next academic year. He will return to the UMSOM faculty where he will lead a new Center, and continue research and teaching.
Monday, December 10, 2018
As Health Threats of the Diabetes-Obesity Epidemic Increase, Two Leading OB-GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Experts Publish New Book on Diabetes and Obesity in Women
With diabetes and obesity continuing to escalate at alarming rates in the U.S., particularly among women, a new book has been published that provides the most comprehensive, expert coverage of this urgent topic to date.
Friday, May 12, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Identify Gene That Controls Birth Defect Common in Diabetes
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) have identified a gene that triggers a process leading to the formation of neural tube defects, a problem commonly found in infants of pregnant women with diabetes. This is the first time the gene has been shown to play this role; it opens up a new way to understand these defects, and may one day lead to new treatments that could prevent the problem or decrease its incidence.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) held its tenth annual “Celebrating Diversity” reception and dinner on February 25, 2017 at the Baltimore Hilton Inner Harbor. The event was attended by nearly 300 guests, who gathered to honor diversity at UM SOM, recognize those who have helped increase its diversity, and to raise money for an endowed scholarship in the name of Dean Emeritus Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP, AGAF.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Third Annual SOM Festival of Science Highlights Innovative Research in Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Brain
In an event that showed the growing breadth and depth of UM SOM scientific research and discovery, more than 500 attendees participated in the Third Annual SOM Festival of Science on December 11, 2015.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
On October 28, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Maryland, and the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), delivered his annual State of the School speech to a standing-room-only crowd.