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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Baker wants Graham-Cassidy bill defeated

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker has joined many Democrats in advocating for the defeat of the Graham-Cassidy bill that Republican Senate leaders plan to put on the floor for a vote next week.

Fletcher Tilton acquires Providence, New Bedford firm

Zachary Comeau |

Law firm Fletcher Tilton has announced that a law firm based in Providence and New Bedford will become part of the Worcester law firm.

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.

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