UMass Announces Elevation to FBS Football
The football program at UMass Amherst is elevating its football program to the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and is becoming a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The announcement was made at Gillette Stadium April 20, where the Minutemen will be playing their home games. UMass will play a full FBS and MAC schedule beginning with the 2012 football season and by 2013 be eligible for the MAC championship and bowl participation.
IMG, UMass Amherst Libraries, Mark H. McCormack Dept of Sport Mgmt
The vast archival Mark H. McCormack Collection will be housed at the UMass Amherst Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives, providing an unprecedented opportunity for research and education in the field. The extraordinary McCormack Collection gift comprises writings, photographs and client-related memorabilia, from the creator of the sport management and marketing industry. The company started in 1960 with a handshake between McCormack and legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, launchin
UMass Amherst Commencement Ball 2011
The best party of the year, the 2011 Commencement Ball sponsored by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association where our graduates dance, have a great time, and say "farewell and keep in touch". Good luck to our graduates tomorrow. We are UMass proud of you! GO rock the house UMass!
Duke Urogynecology specializes in treating women with pelvic floor disorders, including urinary incontinence, bowel incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Learn about our services and locations. Get more information at http://www.dukehealth.org/urogynecology
Duke Medicine: Transforming Care Through Education
Duke medical student Chikoti uses her life experience to inspire her HIV/AIDS research -- and to search for a cure.
Duke Medicine: Accelerating Progress
Duke's work in basic science and translational medicine aims to make a true difference in peoples lives.
Duke Medicine: Driving Discovery, Redesigning Care
The Duke Cancer Institute offers a team approach to providing the best breast cancer care possible. Watch cancer patient Tamara's story and hear from Duke Cancer Institute physicians and researchers.
Dr. Maryellen Kyle- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Maryellen Kyle, Internal Medicine Physician with Carolina Family Care in Downtown Charleston. She has been at the 30 Bee Street location since 2009. Her areas of special interest include treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many of the other common issues that patients face.
MUSC receives the 2010 ASHP Award
MUSC received the 2010 Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The award recognizes on a national level pharmacy professionals who have assumed a leadership role in promoting safety in the medication-use process. This national professional organization recognized the Pharmacy team at the Medical University of South Carolina for their work in optimizing medication use and outcomes in kidney transplant patients.
MUSC topping out ceremony for the Mt. Pleasant Specialty Care
MUSC hosted a topping out ceremony for the Mt. Pleasant Specialty Care East facility on Tuesday, April 27, 2011. Leaders at MUSC, as well as local dignitaries, attended the event which included signing the final beam for the steel-based Specialty Care East building. The 84,000-square-foot LEED certified facility on Hungryneck Boulevard will be completed in the summer of 2012
Dr. Kristi Lentsch- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Kristi Lentsch, Internal Medicine Physician who practices with Carolina Family Care. Her office is located in Park West in Mt. Pleasant. She discusses her areas of interest and expertise.
Dr. Maria Streck- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Maria Streck, Allergist and Immunologist, who practices with Carolina Family Care in Mt. Pleasant. She specializes in treating both kids and adults with allergy and immunology issues.
Dr. John McDonald- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. John McDonald, Internal Medicine Physician practicing at the Carolina Family Care Mt. Pleasant office. His areas of special interest include heart and vascular disease and all areas of general internal medicine.
Stroke patient returns to thank MUSC
Dominique Brunissen, a resident of Paris, France recently returned to MUSC's Comprehensive Stroke Center to thank the team that treated him 9 months ago when he suffered a severe stroke while on vacation on Hilton Head Island, SC. Mr. Brunissen and his wife, share their story and let us know that just 9 months after his stroke, Dominique was able to climb the Eiffel Tower thanks to the excellent care he received at MUSC.
Dr. Richard Holgate- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Richard Holgate, neuroradiologist with Carolina Family Care DISC Radiologists. He has been practicing in Mt. Pleasant for over 20 years reading MRI studies. He believes the convenience of the office location, combined with MUSC sub-specialty experience, provides a unique benefit for each patient.
Erin Raser- Physician Profile
Meet Erin Raser, Physician Assistant, who works at the Park West Carolina Family Care office. She graduated from the Physician Assistant program at the Medical University of South Carolina and works closely with Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Kristi Lentsch.
Heart Transplant Recipient Michael Yater Makes Moving Pitch for Organ Donation
In February of 2010, Michael Yater underwent heart transplant surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The donated heart came from David DeSabla, 29, who died in a skiing accident. On April 7, 2011, Yater threw out the first pitch at that night's Baltimore Orioles game with David's mom Diane DeHaven at his side as part of a Donate Life month celebration. Yater and DeSabla talk about the importance of organ donation, the impact this has had on their lives and how their families have
Endometriosis Patient is Pain-Free after Minimally Invasive Surgery
After suffering from the symptoms of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain for over 20 years, Tanya Parker came to the University of Maryland Medical Center to seek treatment from Dr. Vadim Morozov after several other doctors told her she needed to have an open hysterectomy. She was looking for a more minimally invasive approach to surgery in order to have a quicker recovery and a shorter hospital stay. In this video, Tanya explains how the surgery relieved her symptoms and greatly improved her
Head and Neck Oncology Advertisement on WJZ-TV
This one-minute ad on WJZ-TV in Baltimore highlights the multidisciplinary Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC). The ad features a testimonial by cancer survivor Michael Abramson, who was treated by the head and neck oncology experts at UMGCC and is now cancer-free. Related Links: University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Why choose UMGCC? http://www.umgcc.org/about_us/why_gcc.htm Head and Neck Oncology Pro
2011 UMMS NICU Reunion
The University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland, College Park chapter of the fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon hosted a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion on April 17, 2011. Approximately 300 people, including former NICU babies and their families, attended this year's reunion. These babies, toddlers and young children — many of them twins, triplets and even one set of quadruplets — who spent their first weeks of life in the medical center's NICU, came to celebra