Members of UMass Medical School's Basic Sciences faculty form a committee to plan graduate program.
"Five College Program" guidelines established, allowing students at UMass-Amherst to take graduate courses at UMass-Worcester, WPI, Clark University, and the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology (now the Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research.
UMass Medical School Dean Lamar Soutter appoints a formal planning committee.
UMass-Worcester invited to join a joint PhD "Program in Medical Sciences" with Clark University, WPI, and the Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research.
Proposal for a PhD Program in Medical Sciences submitted to UMass President Patterson.
UMass Board of Trustees approve the establishment of a PhD program in Medical Sciences at UMass Medical School.
PhD in Medical Science program begins with seven students.
George E. Wright, PhD appointed founding Dean.
First PhD students graduate.
Thomas B. Miller, PhD appointed Dean.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences established.
First MD/PhD student graduates.
Program in Molecular Medicine established.
Anthony Carruthers, PhD appointed Dean.
Program in Clinical & Population Health Research established.
Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology established.