Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UHS begins offering same-day appointments

By Haley Schilling

October 16, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

On Tuesday, University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts began offering patients same-day appointments as part of a plan to reduce wait times at its walk-in clinic. Patients can now call or visit UHS to schedul...

UHS will provide flu vaccinations this fall

By Nikoleta Nikova

October 9, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts is responding to the high number of flu infections predicted by the Center for Disease Control by offering vaccination clinics across the campus this fall. Up to 20 percent of the U.S. population will ...

Dr. George Corey chosen as new executive director of UHS

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 4, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

  Dr. George Corey, most recently the assistant medical director at University Health Services, has been appointed the new executive director of UHS following the retirement of Dr. Alan Calhoun last June, according to...

After three decades, hanging up the stethoscope

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 29, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Dr. Alan Calhoun has worked at University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts since 1981. He has seen countless patients and co-workers come and go and witnessed big changes in the world of health care. He has worked his way up from staff physician to medical director t...

Morning Wood: UHS to offer “Fast Pass” to students

By Morning Wood Staff

April 1, 2013

Filed under Morning Wood

Due to recent complaints from students regarding long waiting periods at University Health Services, officials at the University of Massachusetts administration have decided to release wristbands to students who wish to skip long...

UHS prepares for revisions on 20-year-old mission statement

By Patrick Hoff

March 28, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

A survey regarding proposed changes to the University of Massachusetts Health Services’ mission statement was sent out to students, faculty and staff this week to get their opinions on how the new mission statement should be crafted. ...

With elections on the horizon, the SGA convenes to tend to key issues

By Eric Bosco

March 13, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

On the night before SGA elections opened, the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association convened for their weekly meeting. The SGA revisited business regarding concerns about the current University Health Services (U...

UHS policy and Patrick’s plan discussed at SGA meeting

By Ashley Berger

February 27, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

In Monday’s meeting, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed a variety of issues concerning students at the University of Massachusetts. The first major topic of the night was on the rapidly approaching Lobby...

Campus prepares preventative measures for severe flu season

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

January 22, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts is taking preventative measures against the flu now that a majority of the student body has returned to campus. University Health Services will be offering flu shots from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

UHS steps up services for flu season

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

October 17, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

To combat Influenza in the Amherst area, University Health Services (UHS) at the University of Massachusetts has a number of ways to bring immunization to students, including Mobile Flu Clinics, which offer the flu shot in vario...

Editorial Cartoon: Can’t afford to get cut

By Dan Nott

September 18, 2012

Filed under Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

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