While the treatment of some liver conditions continues to advance, a transplant is the only option for many people. Nearly 15,000 people in the United States are waiting for a liver transplant, including about 900 in Maryland. About 20 percent of those waiting for a liver die before a suitable donor organ is found. Despite the need, there were only 295 liver transplants in Maryland last year....
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While the treatment of some liver conditions continues to advance a transplant
Geraldine Meyers Andrews
UMMC's smoking cessation facilitators discuss smoking addiction and smoking myths.
Kathy Boyer-Shick
Tonight's 2017 R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala honored those who go "Above and Beyond."

The medical miracles highlighted tonight exemplify the heroic efforts, medical excellence and extraordinary journeys of survival and healing Shock Trauma strives for every day.

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Tonights 2017 R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala honored those who

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala Honors Those Who Go "Above and Beyond"

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Sandy B. Shepard
Funds from the Shock Trauma Gala benefit the Center for Injury Prevention and Policy. Learn more:
Funds from the Shock Trauma Gala benefit the Center for Injury Prevention
Cathy Chapman
Shock Trauma Gala recreates 2 amazing stories of survival; just a sample of what we do 8,000+ times a year.

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Shock Trauma Gala recreates 2 amazing stories of survival just a sample
Cathy Chapman
Joan Wagner
The 2017 Shock Trauma Gala is about to begin. We are happy to once again honor those who have gone “Above and Beyond" for the most critically-ill patients.

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The 2017 Shock Trauma Gala is about to begin We are happy
Dawn Ange
Kathy Schleigh Kroboth
Mary Lou Dannenfelser Douglas
All across the hospital, UMMC is being seen in green and blue to promote organ, eye and tissue donation. Be an organ donor, save a life. The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland #BlueGreenDay #DonateLife
All across the hospital UMMC is being seen in green and blue
Tifany Marie Lawless
Sue Renner-Whittaker
Jackie Watts Fromm
Gynecologist Dr. Tatiana Sanses discusses early menopause.
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April Knight
Shereece Gary
UMMC is going green all this week to celebrate Earth Day!

Our Community Outreach team spent Tuesday night cleaning up the community surrounding James McHenry Elementary/Middle School, and filled up more than a few trash bags!

Yesterday, our Sustainability Team set up an informational table in the hospital to educate employees and visitors about bike safety, safe sleaning products,...
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UMMC is going green all this week to celebrate Earth Day
Happy #TransplantNursesDay! Our Transplant Center couldn't be the largest program in the state without transplant nurses and coordinators - thank you all for always providing top-notch compassionate care to our patients.
Happy TransplantNursesDay Our Transplant Center couldnt be the largest program in the
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Geraldine Meyers Andrews
Michele Wehberg Ange
UMMC cardiologist Dr. Michael Miller recently appeared on ABC's The Doctors to weigh in on two controversial foods - eggs and coconut oil.

Are they actually great for your health, or just another fad?

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UMMC cardiologist Dr Michael Miller recently appeared on ABCs The Doctors to

Nutrition Food Fight!

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Dr. Walter Royal, III, Director of UMMC's Maryland Center for Multiple Sclerosis, explains the all that you need to know progression of MS in this U.S. News and World Report piece.

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Dr Walter Royal III Director of UMMCs Maryland Center for Multiple Sclerosis

What Do I Need to Know About Progression of MS and Treatment Options?

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After life-saving surgery at UMMC, Karen Amon knew it was time to marry her partner – right away in the hospital.
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After lifesaving surgery at UMMC Karen Amon knew it was time to

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Shereece Gary
Georgia Fowler Brackett
Join us on Wednesday, April 26 at 1pm for a live discussion with Dr. John LaMattina, Director of Living Donor Liver Transplantation, as he talks about the liver transplant process and becoming a living liver donor. Click the link to learn more about living donor liver transplantation and leave your questions for Dr. LaMattina to answer during the live broadcast below. [ Umm.gd Link ]
Join us on Wednesday April 26 at 1pm for a live discussion
Sandi Lanham Brower
Jackie Watts Fromm
Jay Herzog
#ICYMI: Our winners for Shock Trauma's Art Against Violence program! All of this year's submissions were truly amazing - the talent these elementary, middle and high school students displayed is outstanding!

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ICYMI Our winners for Shock Traumas Art Against Violence program All of

Analysis | Outstanding pictures kids made for Art Against Violence 2017. Take a minute to look.

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Join us on Friday, April 21 at 2pm for a live discussion with gynecologist Dr. Tatiana Sanses about preventing early menopause and how to ease symptoms. Leave your questions for Dr. Sanses below and she will answer them during the live broadcast.
Join us on Friday April 21 at 2pm for a live discussion
Kimberly Wilson
Denise Blackburn
Shirley McQuaige
Congratulations to our winners of Shock Trauma's Center for Injury Prevention and Policy's Art Against Violence contest, which we hope to be inspirational in Baltimore City in reducing hostile and risk taking behaviors that lead to violence and traumatic injury.
Congratulations to our winners of Shock Traumas Center for Injury Prevention and
Some of our smallest patients had a great time at the annual Teddy Bear Clinic today!

With their teddy bears, UMCH patients learned all about healthy hand washing and even CT Scans! They also checked their teddy bear's vitals. Pretty cute (and educational) if you ask us! Anything that helps our patients be more comfortable during their hospital stay is a huge success. Thank you to Jillian...
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Some of our smallest patients had a great time at the annual Teddy Bear Clinic today
At risk for diabetes or pre-diabetic?

UM Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes. In this fun, interactive, 16-week course you will learn how to:

- Eat healthy and lose weight
- Get active and keep moving
- Change unhealthy habits into more healthy habits
- Learn tips for staying on track

Don’t wait! A new course starts soon!

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