Welcome to Media Relations for the University of Maryland Medical Center. Our media team works with journalists every day to bring timely and important health stories of innovation, research, and breaking news. 

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University of Maryland Medical Center First Maryland Hospital to Earn American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

July 06, 2021
After more than a year of extensive external reviews and detailed documentation, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) the first-in-Maryland Transcatheter Valve Certification an affirmation of the hospital's commitment to saving lives, expertise in preventing irreparable heart damage and improving the quality of life for cardiovascular patients.

Nearly 1 in 5 Patients Who Die from Unexplained Sudden Cardiac Death Have Suspicious Gene, UM School of Medicine Study Finds

June 09, 2021
As many as 450,000 Americans die every year from a sudden, fatal heart condition, and in slightly more than 1 in 10 cases the cause remains unexplained even after an autopsy. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and their colleagues found that nearly 1 in 5 patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death –most of whom were under age 50.

University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, other top U.S. Cancer Centers call for Urgent Action to get Cancer Preventing HPV vaccination back on track

May 20, 2021
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) has partnered with other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and organizations to issue a joint statement urging the nation's health care systems, physicians, parents and children, and young adults to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination back on track.
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