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Tuesday, July 06, 2021
UM School of Medicine Researchers Receive NIH Avant-Garde Award for Out-Of-Box Concept to Cure HIV and Treat Co-Existing Addiction
Linda Chang, MD, MS, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), received the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 2021 Avant-Garde Award (DP1) for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder Research — a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Pioneer Award. This prestigious award supports researchers with exceptional creativity, who propose high-impact research with the potential to be transformative to the field.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Dr. Christopher Welsh (SOM, UMMC) and Dr. Michelle Gourdine (UMMS) have been appointed to an opioid addiction working group by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski.
Expert working group will lead public engagement effort to gather input and develop recommendations
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Mobile Addiction Treatment Unit Serves Maryland Eastern Shore
Health and addiction treatment officials from the Caroline County Health Department, Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) in Denton, MD., launched the Eastern Shore Mobile Care Collaborative (ESMCC), a mobile system designed to provide state-of-the-art treatment for opioid disorders for those in need on the Maryland Eastern shore.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
UMSOM'S Opioid Addiction Treatment Experts Receive Funding from CareFirst for Telemedicine Network
Addiction experts at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) received a $212,171 grant from CareFirst to expand access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction via telemedicine to patients located on Maryland’s eastern shore.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
New Wave of Complex Street Drugs Puzzles Emergency Doctors
Study May Fuel Need for More Comprehensive Drug Testing in Hospitals
Monday, September 11, 2017
UM SOM Researcher Discovers New Potential Pathway for Treating Addiction
Breakthrough Research Recognized with 2017 Grand Prize from Science Magazine
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Saying Farewell to the Class of 2016 Graduates
The Class of 2016 received their doctoral hoods in a special graduation ceremony at the Hippodrome Theater on May 19. Hundreds of family, friends and faculty were there to cheer on the 159 graduates as they officially transitioned from students to doctors.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Commissioner, to Deliver Graduation Address to University of Maryland School of Medicine's 207th Graduating Class
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, will welcome Leana Wen, MD, MSc, FAAEM, as the graduation speaker for this year’s graduating class. The UM SOM graduation ceremony will take place at 10 am on May 19, 2016 at the Hippodrome Theater.