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[7 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 16,832 views]


Student volunteers from across the University recently joined a nurse practitioner from the University of Maryland Medical System and a St. Joseph Medical Center pharmacist on a trip to Panama City to provide essential health care services as part of the Global Medical Brigades program. During the weeklong trip, the team of 29 people ...

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[7 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,008 views]


University of Maryland President Jay Perman, MD, announced Jan. 23 that Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS, has been named Chief Academic and Research Officer (CARO) and Senior Vice President. Jarrell also will be Dean of the Graduate School. He will assume his new role on April 1, 2012.

“In his role as CARO, Dr. Jarrell will ...

Headline, News »

[12 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 738 views]


After a six-month study, the Board of Regents unanimously rejected a merger of the University and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), and instead endorsed a structured alliance between the two. Currently called the University of Maryland Strategic Alliance, the new initiative will leverage the resources of the two universities to better position ...

Headline, President's Office »

[15 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 2,203 views]


A champion in the fight against childhood obesity, President Jay A. Perman, MD, now has an extra weapon in his arsenal with the launch of the Institute for a Healthiest Maryland.

The institute will provide academic expertise to local public health leaders as it works collaboratively to create sustainable healthy communities across Maryland, particularly with ...

Headline, School of Law »

[7 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 2,731 views]


In her visit to the newly named University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law on Sept. 16, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor warned of an “eroding confidence that the public has in lawyers and the judicial system.” Unless law schools and attorneys address the problem, she added, “We won’t have a profession ...

Headline, News, Students »

[7 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,851 views]


Students representing six University schools departed Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on June 27 to fly to Africa to participate in a summer interdisciplinary research project on access to malaria treatment.

The Global Health Resource Center, part of the University’s Global Health Initiative, sponsored the project under a larger University of Maryland study on the ...

Campus, Headline »

[7 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,692 views]



When Jay A. Perman, MD, University president, and Jeffrey Rivest, University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) president and chief executive officer, took the stage at Lombard and Greene streets on May 12, behind them were four huge panels, two dedicated to the University and two promoting the Medical Center.

By the time they left the ...

Headline, News, School of Law »

[2 May 2011 | No Comment | 2,098 views]


With a $30 million gift from the W. P. Carey Foundation, the newly named University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law now “has its marching orders,” according to Dean Phoebe A. Haddon, JD, LLM. She was among the speakers on April 25 that included Governor Martin O’Malley, JD, Mayor ...

Campus, Headline, School of Law »

[7 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 6,008 views]


The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) has been awarded a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of State to conduct multiple crisis management seminars for foreign nations looking to bolster their mitigation, planning, response, and recovery efforts.

CHHS will hold the senior crisis management seminars on behalf of the Anti-Terrorism ...

Campus, Headline, Students »

[14 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,321 views]


Student volunteers from nearly every school at the University recently traveled to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, for a weeklong medical mission. Students from the Graduate School and the schools of dentistry, law, nursing, pharmacy, and social work provided medical and dental care to more than 1,600 people.

Fourth-year pharmacy student William Albanese, working with the ...