13 Works

Hindsight Is 20/20: A Review of the Archives

Lauren Colwell
This presentation at the Eyes to the Past exhibit reception by Lauren Colwell, MD Candidate 2020, UMass Medical School, reviewed the various ophthalmology-related artifacts included in the historical collection.

DNA Immunization: Role of Target Site, Bone Marrow-Derived Cells and Secretion of Antigen in the Initiation of Immune Responses: A Dissertation

Celia Aurora Tiglao Torres
DNA immunization, or the use of antigen-expressing DNAs to raise immune responses, represents a novel approach to the study and manipulation of immune responses. In this dissertation, we examine the role of antigen expression at the target site, the role of antigen presentation by bone marrow-derived cells, and the effect of secretion of antigen on DNA-raised responses in mice. Immunizations were conducted using either gene gun delivery of DNA to the epidermis or intramuscular (i.m.)...

The University of Massachusetts Medical School, A History: Integrating Primary Care and Biomedical Research

Ellen More
When an all-male class of 16 students entered the new University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1970, they might well have wondered whether they were making a huge mistake. Undoubtedly they took an enormous risk. The entire school—faculty, students, staff, laboratories, offices and classrooms—was housed in a small converted warehouse. The faculty probably had their doubts as well. Not so Dr. Lamar Soutter, the school’s founding dean and guiding spirit. No matter how many times...

Health Literacy: Making knowledge powerful

Catherine Martin
This informational program is designed as a snippet of ways public library staff can increase their knowledge and skills related to consumer health, health literacy and programming that enhances their knowledge of health and wellness. The focus of this PowerPoint is to provide tips to improve usability of health information resources and to promote the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy as outlines by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Multiple NIH...

Lamar Soutter Library 2019-2020 Annual Report: A Year of Shifting Perspectives and Services

Annual report of the Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, covering fiscal year July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.

Coronavirus Infographic

Angela Messmer-Blust
To help give children a better understanding of the coronavirus that is causing the COVID-19 disease and the disruption in our daily lives, the RNA Therapeutics Institute (RTI) at UMass Medical created this infographic just for kids. We hope parents and teachers can use it to help explain this complex situation, while also teaching the wonders of science.

ABCs of COVID-19 Coloring Page

Angela Messmer-Blust
To help give children a better understanding of the coronavirus that is causing the COVID-19 disease and the disruption in our daily lives, the RNA Therapeutics Institute (RTI) at UMass Medical created this coloring page just for kids. We hope parents and teachers can use it to help explain this complex situation, while also teaching the wonders of science.

We’re Here for You!

Sally Gore &
The librarians and staff of the Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Medical School, remind all of our patrons that during the days of COVID-19 and working remotely... we're still here for you!

NIH Basic Resources: Discovering Health and Finding Wellness

Catherine Martin
This one-hour presentation is a plethora of National Institute of Health resources for all consumers. Use each section to promote evidence-based material that encourage a healthier lifestyle. Showcase undiscovered gems such as disaster management and environmental concerns which are embedded in MedlinePlus. Bring hot topics to the foreground such as e-cigarette use and vaping with teens. Discuss how to have the talk about end of life decisions and promote ways to enhance memory with the...

eScholarship@UMMS Annual Report 2019

Lisa Palmer
This is the annual report for eScholarship@UMMS, the digital repository and publishing system managed by the Lamar Soutter Library for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The report covers the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Critical Reflection: Tracking professional identity formation in a medical student trainee

Cesar Rodriguez
We sought to establish a framework to track professional identity formation (PIF) in one individual trainee through the use of reflective writing. Using the same six reflective prompts, one undergraduate medical trainee wrote six reflective essays each year of training which were subsequently analyzed by a faculty member and the author looking for specific themes. 22 of a possible 24 pieces were analyzed and the three major themes that emerged across four years were roots,...

SARS-CoV-2

Jeremy Luban
This presentation about the biology of Coronaviruses was presented virtually to the RNA Biology Journal Club at the University of Massachusetts Medical School on April 7, 2020.

HIV Basics: The History and Current State of the Epidemic

Steven Hatch
The goals of this presentation are to: briefly discuss the origin and history of HIV; illustrate life cycle of HIV and demonstrate effects of various drug classes on disruption of life cycle; discuss basic treatment strategies; and highlight useful sources of information.

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