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Cancer Program at UM Shore Regional Health to Offer Free Prostate Screening

August 28, 2023
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in the United States aside from non-melanoma skin cancer. Approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, and about six cases in 10 are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older.
UM Shore Regional Health

UM Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation Announces 6 Scholarship Winners

August 08, 2023
Foundation Scholarship Winners
The Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2023 Ann Roberts Health Career Scholarship program. This initiative actively promotes the advancement of Charles County students pursuing careers in health care. Each recipient receives $1,000 towards their college tuition.
UM Charles Regional Medical Center

UM Shore Regional Health Names Hilary Schmitt as Director of Operations

August 03, 2023
Hilary Schmitt recently was named Director of Operations at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, where she will assume leadership of several non-clinical services including Clinical Engineering, Food and Nutrition Services and Environmental Services. Schmitt will also retain her role as Director of UM SRH's Heart and Vascular Services.
UM Shore Regional Health