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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.

STC Celebrates 85 Heroes Who Provided Lifesaving Care To Two Critically Injured Patients

STC Celebrates 85 Heroes Who Provided Lifesaving Care To Two Critically Injured Patients
Annual Event Highlights Extraordinary Partnership Between Trauma Professionals, First Responders in Maryland.

Kim M. Morton, JD, MA, Named New Associate Dean for Development

Kim M. Morton, JD, MA, Named New Associate Dean for Development
New Associate Dean brings strong track record of success to newly-aligned UMSOM and UMMC advancement unit.

In Memoriam: Xenotransplant Patient Lawrence Faucette

In Memoriam: Xenotransplant Patient Lawrence Faucette
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lawrence Faucette, the 58-year-old patient with terminal heart disease who received the world's second genetically-modified pig heart transplant.

115 UMMC Physicians Recognized As "Top Doctors" In Baltimore Magazine 2023 Survey

115 UMMC Physicians Recognized As "Top Doctors" In Baltimore Magazine 2023 Survey
115 University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) physicians are recognized as "Top Doctors" in the 2023 special issue of Baltimore magazine.

UMMC Welcomes Rebecca Altman as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for its

UMMC Welcomes Rebecca Altman as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for its
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) announces Rebecca A. Altman, RN, MBA, has joined the organization as the Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for its Midtown Campus in West Baltimore.

Dr. Taofeek K. Owonikoko Named Executive Director of UMGCCC

Dr. Taofeek K. Owonikoko Named Executive Director of UMGCCC
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean Mark T. Gladwin, MD, and University of Maryland Medical Center President and CEO Bert W. O'Malley, MD, announced today that Taofeek K. Owonikoko, MD, PhD, a distinguished physician-scientist with a global reputation in thoracic oncology, has been appointed Executive Director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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