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  • December 19, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health Care is among 10 organizations benefiting from $1.3 million in grants under a new program administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. The funds will support Massachusetts organizations that treat people who have behavioral health problems and other medical issues.

  • November 16, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Richard Sacra, MD, is part of a Worcester panel focused on the Ebola virus. City leaders say there is a lot of confusion surrounding the virus and their main goal is to shed  some light on many of the misconceptions.



  • November 14, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Steven Hatch, MD, recently returned from Liberia in West Africa where he was a part of an international effort to help the people there confront the Ebola virus. He says that although he will need time to process and put into perspective all of the experiences from his five-week stay, at the end of the day it was all about taking care of patients.



  • November 12, 2014 -

    While the work to aid those stricken with the Ebola virus in Liberia continues, another effort is underway to help the country improve its overall health care system. Patricia McQuilkin, MD, heads to Liberia to lend her expertise to help rebuild the nation's health care system.



  • October 30, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    It is not uncommon for relatives to donate organs to help save or improve the lives of their loved ones. UMass Memorial Medical Center hosted a father and daughter in their surgery room recently with a totally different story. 

  • October 27, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Medical Center President Patrick Muldoon recently sat down with the Worcester Business Journal. Mr. Muldoon spoke very candidly about his first year as president, the importance of a team approach to patient care, and the impact of health reform.

  • October 24, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Medical School Gets $7.5 Million to Fight Ebola

    Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen is contributing $100 million through his Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to help battle the Ebola epidemic in Africa. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is the beneficiary of $7.5 million of that total and plan to use the grant to help rebuild the health care system in Liberia.