March 1, 2019
Adorned with balloons and celebratory flowers, the maternity ward is often seen as the beacon of hope at a hospital. But for many families, childbirth is a challenging, dangerous and sometimes even fatal process for both moms and babies.
This is particularly true in the US where women are more likely to die of a childbirth or pregnancy-related cause than any other affluent country in the world, ...
June 27, 2012
Psychologist Sherry Pagoto, UMass Medical School in Worcester
Annually since 2004, the president of the University of Massachusetts system has had discretionary funds to award to faculty research projects in science and technology. This year, President Robert L. Caret gave the largest of $750,000 in Science and Technology Initiatives Fund grants – a $185,000 award over two years – to support...