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  • April 27, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Medical School, and Work without Limits, a program designed to raise the employment rate of people with disabilities, have joined together for an innovative recycling program which turns the blue wrap used in surgical procedures into tote bags.

  • April 6, 2014 - Sunday Telegram

    Dr. Eric Dickson, president and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care, and Patrick Muldoon, president of UMass Memorial Medical Center, discuss the plans being put into place to face current financial challenges.


  • March 14, 2014 - USA Today

    Dr. David Ayers, chair of orthopedics and physical rehabilitation, discusses the increase in frequency of hip and knee replacements, driven by both the aging population as well as the increase in obese patients.

  • March 8, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Stacia Sailer, director of the Sleep Disorders Center, in honor of Sleep Awareness Week, comments on the many different sleep disorders affecting millions of Americans.

  • March 7, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    Dr. David Ayers, chief of orthopedics, discusses an innovative new learning community comprised of 32 leading orthopedic institutions worldwide, focused on furthering knowledge on total joint replacements.

  • March 4, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Justin Maykel, chief of colon and rectal surgery, provides his insights on the importance on screening for colon cancer.

  • March 2, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Connie Camelo, director of interpreter services, described the importance of medical interpretation, and Silvia Uatari-Glaser, a Portuguese interpreter,a graduate of the Quinsigamond College program, discussed the benefits of the program and how they relate to real-world practice.

  • February 27, 2014 - Worcester Magazine

    Dr. John Castle, plastic surgery, discusses the health and social impacts and innovations in breast reconstruction surgery following mastectomy.

  • February 27, 2014 - Worcester Magazine

    Dr. Giles Whalen, director of the Cancer Center of Excellence, discusses the dramatic impacts UMass Memorial cancer care has on the communities in Central Massachusetts.

  • February 18, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    The Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series trophy brought to bedsides of UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center patients.

  • February 10, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Doctors and nurses from UMMHC help the Quechuas of Ecuador by providing medical care and by raising funds for supplies.

  • February 1, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Douglas Ziedonis, professor and chair of the psychiatry, inspires aspiring neuroscientists at the 7th Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee.

  • January 18, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Peter Weber, UMass Memorial Medical Center internal medicine physician, discusses early noise-related hearing loss in teens.

  • December 6, 2013 - USA Today

    Craig Lilly, MD, director of the eICU program, discusses his recent study showing that eICU and telehealth programs can increase patient safety and lower costs

  • November 26, 2013 - Telegram & Gazette

    Amy Wachholtz, PhD, director of health psychology, discusses seasonal affective disorder

  • November 20, 2013 - Telegram & Gazette

    Alan Rosmarin, MD, chief of hematology/oncology and Matthew McGuiness, MD, cardiologist, discuss the multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with both cancer and cardiac issues

  • November 11, 2013 - The New York Times “Well” blog

    David Ayers, MD, chair of orthopedics, comments on his recent study showing that the growing number of knee replacements is tied to increasing obesity rates in the US

  • November 11, 2013 - WBZ-TV4 Boston

    Mark Price, MD, orthopedic surgeon, was recognized with the Navy Bronze Star for his time serving in Afghanistan

  • September 25, 2013 - Telegram & Gazette

    Daniel Fisher, MD, director of interventional cardiology, discusses how a new medical device offered at UMass Memorial has saved lives