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Wednesday, October 19, 2022
University of Maryland SOP, SOM Awarded $1.1 Million Grant to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Workforce
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the University of Maryland Schools of Pharmacy (UMSOP) and Medicine (UMSOM) to create a training program to enhance diversity in the biomedical workforce.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
UM School of Medicine Announces Dean Emeritus Dr. Donald E. Wilson as Recipient of American Heart Association’s 2022 Watkins-Saunders Award
Longtime champion for health equity and advocate for minority representation in medical academia, Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP, AGAF, Dean Emeritus at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), will receive the 2022 Watkins-Saunders Award given by the American Heart Association (AHA) of Baltimore & Greater Maryland. Recipients must be an individual or organization who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to overcoming health and community disparities in the state of Maryland. Dean Wilson, who served as dean of UMSOM from 1991 until his retirement in 2006, will be honored on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at the AHA’s virtual Watkins-Saunders Award Ceremony.
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.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
UMSOM Award Recipients Honored for Promoting Health Equity and Career Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
UMSOM Award Recipients Committed to Promoting Health Equity and Career Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
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.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) held its 11th annual “Celebrating Diversity” reception and dinner on Feb. 25, 2018 at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The event was attended by nearly 300 guests who gathered to honor diversity at UMSOM, recognize those who have helped increase diversity in the field of medicine, and to raise support for an endowed scholarship in the name of Dean Emeritus Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP, AGAF.
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, April 19, 2017
Dr. Sandra M. Quezada Appointed Assistant Dean for Academic and Multicultural Affairs at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and James B. Kaper, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, announced today that Sandra M. Quezada, MD, MS, will be the new Assistant Dean for Academic and Multicultural Affairs. This role is in addition to her position as Assistant Dean for Admissions.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) held its ninth annual "Celebrating Diversity" reception and dinner on February 27, 2016 at the Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The event was attended by nearly 300 guests, who gathered to honor diversity at the school, recognize those who have helped increase its diversity, and to raise money for the Dean Emeritus Donald E. Wilson Endowed Scholarship fund and other UM SOM diversity scholarships.