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The President’s Message

Check out the December issue of The President’s Message. It includes Dr. Perman’s column on Medicaid cuts under proposed health care legislation, a holiday greeting, Russell McClain’s Diversity Advisory Council presentation on bias, volunteers helping at Project Feast, CURE welcoming its third cohort of young scholars, seasonal safety tips, and a roundup of student, faculty, and staff achievements.

  
Chris Zang ABAE, Bulletin Board, Clinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Contests, Education, For B'more, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Life, USGADecember 13, 20170 comments
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June President's Message

June President’s Message

Check out the June issue of The President’s Message. It includes Dr. Perman’s column on his State of the University Address, a story on Police Chief Tony Williams’ retirement, a look back at Commencement, a story on Matt Hourihan’s federal research budget forecast, part of the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy, a primer on why philanthropic investment in UMB is so important, a look back at year 2 of the UMB CURE Scholars Program, an invitation to Dr. Perman’s Q&A on June 19, which will include a discussion of the campus climate survey, and a roundup of student, faculty, and staff achievements.

  
Chris Zang ABAE, Bulletin Board, Clinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Contests, Education, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Life, USGAJune 8, 20170 comments
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President's Message

March President’s Message

Check out the March issue of The President’s Message. It includes Dr. Perman’s column on the UMBrella Coaching Program, a story on Wes Moore’s presentation on accountability in the Core Values Speaker Series, Karen Fisher launching the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy, a look ahead to Goldie Blumenstyk’s speech on higher education in that series on March 21 and our quarterly Q&A on March 28, a CURE Corner item on the School of Dentistry, and a safety tip on avoiding car theft.

  
Chris Zang Clinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Contests, Education, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Life, USGAMarch 3, 20170 comments
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President's Message - May

May President’s Message

The May issue of The President’s Message is available. It includes Dr. Perman’s column on the 2016 General Assembly session, a look ahead to commencement and the 2017-2021 strategic plan town hall next week, a recap of his State of the University Address, a YouthWorks success story on Jamesha Perkins, laurels, CURE Corner, public safety tips, and more.

  
Chris ZangClinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Education, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Life, USGAMay 12, 20160 comments
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President's Message

April President’s Message

The April issue of The President’s Message is available. It includes Dr. Perman’s column on UMB’s diversity personnel analysis, a look back at the mayor’s Women’s History Month speech and Dr. Perman’s quarterly Q&A, former Chancellor Brit Kirwan’s core values speech on knowledge, the CURE Corner, an update on the UMB police escort service, and the well-attended forum on the Strategic Partnership Act.

  
Chris ZangClinical Care, Community Service, Education, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University LifeApril 12, 20160 comments
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Strategic Partnership Town Hall March 11

Strategic Partnership Town Hall March 11

President Perman invites you to join him on Friday, March 11, at noon, in the SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballroom, for a town hall on the Senate Bill 1052, which would effectively merge UMB with the University of Maryland, College Park. He’ll answer your questions and solicit your opinions on this critical bill, which has far-reaching implications for our University and for Baltimore City.

  
The ElmABAE, Clinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Education, For B'more, Global & Community Engagement, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Administration, University LifeMarch 4, 20160 comments
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President's Message March

March President’s Message

The March issue of The President’s Message is available. It includes Dr. Perman discussing UMB’s Middle States Self-Study Report, achievements by faculty, staff, and students, a year-end police update, CURE Corner, and a YouthWorks success story.

  
Chris ZangABAE, Clinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Education, For B'more, Global & Community Engagement, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Administration, University Life, USGAMarch 4, 20160 comments
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President's Message

February President’s Message

The February issue of The President’s Message is available. This edition includes Dr. Perman discussing UMB’s neighborhood work with the Southwest Partnership, achievements by faculty, staff, and students, safety tips, and thanks for the blizzard cleanup.

  
Chris ZangClinical Care, Collaboration, Community Service, Education, For B'more, Global & Community Engagement, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Administration, University LifeFebruary 8, 20160 comments
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President's Message October

October President’s Message

The October issue of The President’s Message, Dr. Perman’s newsletter that includes updates and information from around the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), is available.

In this edition, you will find recent achievements by faculty, staff, and students, including our national HEED diversity award, a look ahead to Founders Week as well as Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet’s core values presentation on collaboration on Oct. 15, a roundup of our Middle States Town Halls, and a strategic plan fall update.

Back issues of the newsletter can be found in the archives.

  
Chris ZangCollaboration, Community Service, Global & Community Engagement, People, Research, Technology, UMB News, University Administration, University Life, USGAOctober 12, 20150 comments
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President's Message - September

September President’s Message

Earlier this month, Dr. Perman brought you the September issue of The President’s Message, his newsletter that includes updates and information from around the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The September edition includes recent achievements by faculty, staff, and students, a recap of our second “Discussion About Race in Baltimore,” an invitation to UMBrella’s next event focusing on workplace communication between men and women, and a reminder about UMB Night at the Ballpark on Sept. 29.

Back issues of the newsletter can be found in the archives.

  
Chris ZangBulletin Board, Clinical Care, Community Service, Education, People, Technology, UMB News, University Administration, University LifeSeptember 14, 20150 comments
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Liver Transplant team hosted a medical group from Dow University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan

April Laurels

UNIVERSITYWIDE

Jennifer Aumiller, MEd, director, Career Development and Alumni Relations, Graduate Program in Life Sciences, School of Medicine, and Erin Golembewski, PhD, senior associate dean, Graduate School, hosted the National Postdoctoral Association 2015 Annual Meeting March 13-15.

Congratulations to the School of Nursing and the Francis King Carey School of Law for moving up in the recently released U.S.News & World Report rankings. The nursing school rose from No. 11 to No. 6 among all accredited graduate nursing programs and had eight specialties/options ranked in the top 10, with two at No. 1. The law school moved up in two U.S.News rankings, with the Clinical Training specialty rising from No. 11 to No. 5 and the Evening Program rising from No. 7 SOD-fried_jacquelynWEBto No. 5.

SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD, clinical associate professor, has been named director of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry.

Jacquelyn Fried, RDH, MS, associate professor and director of interprofessional initiatives, has been named one of the “Top 100 Women” for 2015 by The Daily Record.

FRANCIS KING CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW

Seven alumni of the Environmental Law Program — Catherine Faint, JD ’93; Jaclyn Ford, JD ’04; Jomar Maldonado, JD ’03; Karyn Marsh, JD ’03; Jeremy Scholtes, JD ’08; Rachel Shapiro, JD ’10; and Amber Widmayer, JD ’07 — were admitted to the Supreme Court Bar. All were sponsored by Robert Percival, JD, MA, the Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and director of the Environmental Law Program.

Student Laura Thomas Merkey won first place in a national writing competition sponsored by the University of Missouri School of Law.SOM-Fiskum_GaryWEB

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Gary Fiskum, PhD, the M. Jane Matjasko Professor for Research and vice chair for research, Department of Anesthesiology, and seven SOM colleagues received a three-year, $2,307,489 award from the U.S. Air Force Medical Service for “Effects of Hypobaria on Brain Injury and Mortality Following Head Trauma Combined with Hemorrhagic Shock.”

The Liver Transplant team hosted a medical group from Dow University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. The team of eight visiting physicians sought out the SOM team and the University of Maryland Medical Center as an international example of an integrated model of care for living donor liver transplantation.

SCHOOL OF NURSING

Susan Dorsey, PhD ’01, MS ’98, RN, FAAN, associate professor and chair, Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science, and Barbara Resnick, PhD ’96, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, professor and Sonya Ziporkin Gershowitz Endowed Chair in Gerontology, will be inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame in July.

Mary Pat Ulicny, MS ’11, MHA, RN, CNE, clinical instructor and director, clinical simulation labs, Universities at Shady Grove, was given a $14,000 HRSA-supported Nurse Faculty Loan Program Award.

SCHOOL OF PHARMACYSOP stinchcomb, audraWEB

Jeffery Gonzales, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, received a 2014 Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation.

Audra Stinchcomb, PhD, professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a one-year, $385,663 grant from the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education for “Absolute Bioavailability/Pharmacokinetic and Residual Drug Analysis of Oxybutynin, Scopolamine, and Fentanyl Transdermal Systems in Healthy Adults.”

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Associate professors Jodi Frey, PhD, and Kathryn Collins, PhD, along with recent MSW graduates Jennifer Pastoor and Linnea Linde wrote “Social Workers’ Observations of the Needs of the Total Military Community,” which was published in the Journal of Social Work Education.

Student Dawn Philip has been named a Council for Social Work Education minority fellow.

For the complete set of April laurels, see Dr. Perman’s President’s Message.

  
Chris ZangClinical Care, Collaboration, Contests, Education, People, UMB News, University LifeApril 9, 20150 comments
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