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Gov. Moore Signs Significant Funding Bills Securing the Future of Trauma Care for Marylanders

Gov. Moore Signs Significant Funding Bills Securing the Future of Trauma Care for Marylanders
Dozens of Shock Trauma team members, trauma survivors and supporters traveled to the state capital Thursday to support Maryland Governor Wes Moore, Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne Jones as they signed a consequential bill into law expanding annual funding for Maryland's renowned statewide trauma system, ensuring access to world-class trauma care for Marylanders well into to the future.

Groundbreaking Blood Clot Prevention Trial Receives Prestigious Clinical Research Award

Groundbreaking Blood Clot Prevention Trial Receives Prestigious Clinical Research Award
The Clinical Research (CR) Forum has recognized a landmark blood clot prevention trial, co-led by the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), for its impact on the health and well-being of patients.

UMMS Nurses Recognized as "Excellence in Nursing" Winners by Baltimore Magazine

UMMS Nurses Recognized as "Excellence in Nursing" Winners by Baltimore Magazine
Thirty-nine nurses from University of Maryland Medical System-affiliated hospitals and member organizations have been named as "Excellence in Nursing" winners by Baltimore magazine.

UMGCCC and AstraZeneca Partner to Enhance Community-Based Lung Cancer Screening

UMGCCC and AstraZeneca Partner to Enhance Community-Based Lung Cancer Screening
Initiative aims to provide greater access to lung cancer screening across underserved Maryland communities.

UMMC Earns Nursing Profession's Top National Honor for Fourth Time

UMMC Earns Nursing Profession's Top National Honor for Fourth Time
The University of Maryland Medical Center has achieved the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet® recognition for the fourth consecutive time. The coveted recognition is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice and requires re-designation every four years.

Cancer Center Gets New Leadership

Cancer Center Gets New Leadership
Meet Dr. Taofeek Owonikoko Leading thoracic oncologist, Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, finds stepping into the role of executive director for the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) both exciting and somewhat daunting as he looks forward to the cancer center's next chapter under his leadership.

Renowned Surgeon Dr. Bartley Griffith Named Vice Chair for Innovation in Department of Surgery

Renowned Surgeon Dr. Bartley Griffith Named Vice Chair for Innovation in Department of Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Department of Surgery Chair Christine Lau, MD, MBA, along with UMSOM Dean Mark T. Gladwin, MD, announced today the appointment of Bartley P. Griffith, MD, as the Department of Surgery's first Vice Chair for Innovation. In this role, Dr. Griffith will nurture a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and collaboration in the Department, and expand the integration of related sciences into surgical practice.

Lindsay Farrington, MBA, Named New Vice President of Development

Lindsay Farrington, MBA, Named New Vice President of Development
UMMC President and CEO, Bert W. O'Malley, MD, along with UMSOM Dean Mark T. Gladwin, MD, announced today that Lindsay Farrington, MBA, a leader in advancement operations for academic and healthcare institutions, became Vice President of Development at the University of Maryland Medicine Philanthropy, the joint advancement operation of the UMMC and UMSOM.

UM School of Medicine Awarded Up to $7.3M from DARPA

UM School of Medicine Awarded Up to $7.3M from DARPA
University of Maryland School of Medicine awarded grant from DARPA to drive innovation in trauma triage technology, improve mass casualty response efforts.

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