The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, which has a campus in Worcester, is now offering a doctoral program for physician assistants.

MCPHS launches PA doctoral program

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has launched a Doctor of Science program in Physician Assistant Studies.


Dell EMC latest to embrace autism hiring in Central Massachusetts

By Livia Gershon |

Central Massachusetts companies and advocates are working together to boost employment among a group that has historically faced a lack of job opportunities.

How UMass Medical School's admissions changes could help the physician pool

Emily Micucci |

Projections of workforce needs all indicate the demand for physicians is growing, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School and others are responding.

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Few women in life sciences hold top-level positions, study finds

State House News Service |

Men and women enter the life sciences in roughly equal proportions, but a gender gap emerges at more senior career levels.

MHA picks former state legislator as CEO

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association has named a new president and CEO, as its longtime chief executive, Lynn Nicholas, is retiring.

SCIEX appoints new president

Emily Micucci |

Life sciences analystics technology firm SCIEX announced last week the appointment of Inese Lowenstein as the Framingham-based company's new president.

AG expands opioid sales investigation

State House News Service |

Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday that prosecutors in the state are expanding their investigation into opioid sales and marketing to determine whether profits were put above consumer safety.

AdCare to be sold for $85M

Zachary Comeau |

A Tennessee-based addiction treatment practice with treatment centers throughout the country has acquired Worcester-based AdCare for $85 million.

UMass Medical among top primary care schools

Emily Micucci |

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is one of the top U.S. medical schools for primary care education, according to a 2018 ranking report by U.S. News.

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