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Welcome to the Voices of UMass Chan podcast, a series that takes you behind the scenes at UMass Chan Medical School, the first and only public academic health sciences center in Massachusetts. In each podcast, we highlight the pioneering research, the innovative education and the people of the Medical School—from researchers to students in the T. H. Chan School of Medicine, the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing and the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to leadership.

Voices of UMass Chan Produced by the Office of Communications at UMass Chan Medical School

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Welcome to the Voices of UMass Chan podcast, a series that takes you behind the scenes at UMass Chan Medical School, the first and only public academic health sciences center in Massachusetts. In each podcast, we highlight the pioneering research, the innovative education and the people of the Medical School—from researchers to students in the T. H. Chan School of Medicine, the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing and the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to leadership.

    Physician-scientist Jeremy Luban reflects on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

    Physician-scientist Jeremy Luban reflects on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

    Jeremy Luban, MD, the David J. Freelander Professor in AIDS Research and professor of molecular medicine, discusses the latest SARS COV-2 variant of concern and the future of vaccines in the fight against COVID. Dr. Luban also reflects on what researchers have learned in the last three years, in a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast episode.

    • 23 min
    UMass Chan prepares to launch the Diversity Engagement Survey

    UMass Chan prepares to launch the Diversity Engagement Survey

    In this podcast, Marlina Duncan, EdD, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, and Sharina Person, PhD, the Dr. Marcellette G. Williams Senior Scholar and vice chair and professor of population & quantitative health sciences, explain why it is important for the UMass Chan Medical School community to participate in the upcoming Diversity Engagement Survey. Dr. Person was instrumental in the creation of the DES.

    Read more about the survey here: https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2023/01/umass-chan-preparing-for-launch-of-diversity-engagement-survey/

    UMass Chan's Diversity and Inclusion Office website: https://www.umassmed.edu/dio

    • 21 min
    UMass Chan study finds increase in treatment for eating disorders among young people during pandemic

    UMass Chan study finds increase in treatment for eating disorders among young people during pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic saw a significant increase in adolescents and young adults with eating disorders being admitted to inpatient treatment and outpatient programs, according to a recent study by Sydney M. Hartman-Munick, MD’15, assistant professor of pediatrics.

    Read about it on UMass Chan News: https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2022/12/umass-chan-study-finds-increase-in-treatment-for-eating-disorders-among-young-people-during-pandemic/

    Helpful resources:
    https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
    https://www.medainc.org/
    https://www.feast-ed.org/

    • 19 min
    Ballerina steps into nursing role through UMass Chan’s Graduate Entry Pathway Program

    Ballerina steps into nursing role through UMass Chan’s Graduate Entry Pathway Program

    Melanie Ostiguy’s ballet students were inspired to pursue health care careers after she told them she was studying to become a nurse. Melanie Ostiguy, RN, pivoted from teaching ballet and working as a per-diem secretary at Heywood Hospital in Gardner to enrolling in the Graduate Entry Pathway.

    Learn about the GEP Pathway: https://www.umassmed.edu/gsn/academics/graduate-entry-pathway/

    Learn more about Melanie's story: umassmed.edu/news

    • 10 min
    At-home COVID-19 tests explained in time for holiday gatherings

    At-home COVID-19 tests explained in time for holiday gatherings

    UMass Chan experts break down common questions around at-home COVID-19 tests in a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast.

    • 24 min
    UMass Chan medical student provides a voice for patients, families with special needs

    UMass Chan medical student provides a voice for patients, families with special needs

    Third-year medical student Naaz Daneshvar is an advocate for patients and families with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Daneshvar worked to make a course called Operation House Call a requirement for first-year students in the Chan School of Medicine. Read more about it here: https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2022/11/medical-student-provides-a-voice-for-patients-and-families-with-special-needs/


    Operation House Call: https://thearcofmass.org/post/category/operation-house-call/

    • 11 min

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