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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.

    Cherise Hamblin: A voice for Black maternal health equity

    Cherise Hamblin: A voice for Black maternal health equity

    In the latest episode of Voices of UMass Chan, Cherise Hamblin, MD, delves into the critical topic of black maternal health and the significance of Black Maternal Health Week at UMass Chan Medical School.

    For a full list of events with registration information, head to the following link:
    https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2024/03/black-maternal-health-week-at-umass-chan-to-address-disparities/

    • 17 min
    Bridging the gap in opioid use disorder treatment

    Bridging the gap in opioid use disorder treatment

    Margret Chang, MD, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics and director of resident addiction curriculum in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UMass Chan Medical School, and her team at Tri-River Family Health Center in Uxbridge have developed an addiction treatment program in the primary care setting. In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast, Dr. Chang explains how their team-based approach, which includes a dedicated nurse who helps with outreach and focuses on providing a high level of engagement, could serve as model to help bridge the gap in addiction treatment for millions of patients.

    • 19 min
    Understanding the connection between the gut microbiome and Alzheimer’s

    Understanding the connection between the gut microbiome and Alzheimer’s

    In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast, John P. Haran, MD’07, PhD’18, and Ethan Loew, MD/PhD student, shed light on their ongoing research to better understand the connection between the gut microbiome and cognitive health, particularly how it impacts older people.

    For more information on the study, go to: https://www.umassmed.edu/haranresearchgroup/

    You can also reach the research team via email: umass.emresearch@gmail.com

    • 19 min
    Marcus Ruscetti shares his research journey in cancer biology

    Marcus Ruscetti shares his research journey in cancer biology

    In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast, Marcus Ruscetti, PhD, assistant professor of molecular, cell & cancer biology, shares his journey into the field of science. Dr. Ruscetti’s parents, Frank and Sandy Ruscetti, are retired scientists from the National Cancer Institute, and he said he initially tried not to follow in their footsteps.

    Learn more about his work: https://www.umassmed.edu/ruscettilab/

    • 16 min
    New center focused on accelerating suicide prevention

    New center focused on accelerating suicide prevention

    The Center for Accelerating Practices to End Suicide through Technology Translation (CAPES) at UMass Chan is focused on figuring out how to accelerate best practices into clinical care across a range of health care settings.

    Learn more at umassmed.edu/news

    • 29 min
    UMass Chan offers accelerated three-year MD program

    UMass Chan offers accelerated three-year MD program

    In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast episode, learn about the new accelerated three-year MD Program at UMass Chan Medical School.

    Medical students interested in enrolling in the program can find out more info at: https://www.umassmed.edu/som/academics/aMD-AcceleratedMD/

    • 18 min

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