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June 22, 2021
Tufts MC Pledges $700,000 in Grants to Support Community Organizations’ Economic Mobility and Stability Efforts
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June 17, 2021
Lawrence, Mass. – Home Health VNA has awarded a scholarship presented annually in memory of a former employee to Rechelly Paula, a Lawrence resident and graduate of the Health Careers Department at Greater Lawrence Technical School in Andover. Paula plans to study nursing at Barry University in Miami this fall with the goal of becoming a physician assistant.“This scholarship is a big help,” Paula said. “I’m very grateful and excited to receive it ...
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June 16, 2021
Helen Boucher, chief of the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Center, professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and a director of the Stuart B. Levy Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (Levy CIMAR), has been named to a new, joint position as interim dean for Tufts University School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Wellforce,
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June 9, 2021
Tufts Medical Center and Prapela have been awarded a joint $2.5 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to help advance the development hospital bassinets for the treatment of newborns diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)/Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS).
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June 3, 2021
Michael Tarnoff, MD, FACS has been appointment as the next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Children’s Hospital
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June 3, 2021
MelroseWakefield Healthcare today announced that Pamela Whelton, former President of South Shore Hospital, will assume the role of interim Chief Executive Officer effective June 14. She will replace Sue Sandberg who is moving to Colorado to be with family.
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May 17, 2021
 Lawrence, Mass.  – Kelli True, BSN, RN has been promoted to director of referral management and transitions of care at Home Health Foundation, a Lawrence-based nonprofit organization under the Wellforce Health System which provides home health, palliative, hospice, aide and private care services in all the places patients call home.In her new position, True will play a strategic role in executing the organization’s marketing and referral growth ...
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April 20, 2021
While families reported disruptions and added stress, many also noted positive experiences that help build resilience in a survey conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics and partnering organizations
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February 18, 2021
A national clinical trial led by Tufts Children’s Hospital researchers has found that both targeted genome sequencing and whole genome sequencing may help diagnose genetic abnormalities in neonates and infants. However, the technology and interpretations of results continue to have significant limitations that require further research and understanding.
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February 15, 2021
Lawrence, Mass. – Two longtime volunteers recently retired from the Home Health Foundation Board of Trustees.Since joining the board in 2004, Dr. Joel Hellmann’s fellow members have relied on his clinical expertise regarding services, insights into healthcare trends and as an advocate for patients and the wider community. A resident of Methuen, he served on numerous committees including finance, compensation and strategic planning.In his 12 years ...
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January 25, 2021
Internationally esteemed clinician and health equity researcher, Karen Freund, MD, MPH has been named Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Department of Medicine at Tufts Medical Center, effective February 1. She will also assume the role of Chair of the Department of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, both effective February 1
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January 7, 2021
Boston Magazine has honored 157 Tufts Medical Center physicians as 2021 Boston “Top Doctors.”
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