MGH Hotline for Friday, May 16, 2014

  • Exploring opportunities to expand cancer care

    The MGH Cancer Center recently sent a team to the city of Mbarara in southwestern Uganda to explore a collaboration with the local university and hospital to build a new national referral cancer center.
  • Competing for best in state

    A Timilty Middle School eighth-grader, with the help of Lori Ann Rizzo, RN, from MGH Perioperative Services, placed first in the Boston Citywide Science Fair competition, earning her a trip to the State Middle School Science and Engineering Fair
  • Tarbell lecture features Katrina Armstrong, MD

    On May 8, at the sixth Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, Faculty Development Lectureship, Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE, presented “Ambulances, Epidemiology and the End of the Week.”
  • Keeping safe while having fun in the sun

    In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Arturo Saavedra, MD, PhD, MBA, the new medical director for MGH Medical Dermatology, discusses the best way to keep safe from the sun’s rays.
  • Score!

    Exuberant MassGeneral Hospital for Children patient Devin Cheeks, 14, rang the bell marking his final treatment at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center on May 7.
  • In Memoriam: Susan Noska, RN

    Susan Noska, RN, CNN, CCTC, lead coordinator of the MGH Abdominal Transplant Programs, died May 12 at the age of 63.
  • A global reach

    Dozens of staff attended the third annual MGH Global Health Expo May 7 under the Bulfinch tent.
  • In General Awards and Honors: May 16, 2014

    In General Awards and Honors: May 16, 2014
  • Disaster drill – keeping calm in a crisis

    Within an hour after a heating, ventilation, air and cooling power malfunction on the MGH main campus, Incident Command was activated and the order to evacuate 1,000 patients was given.
  • What's Happening: May 16, 2014

    What's Happening: May 16, 2014

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