UMMS Timeline courtesy of the Office of Medical History and Archives of the Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Chancellors and Deans

UMass Medical School and UMass Medical Center

  • Lamar Soutter, M.D. – Dean: 1964-1975; Chancellor: 1974-1975
  • R. W. Butcher, Ph.D. – Acting Dean: 1975-1976
  • Roger J. Bulger, M.D. – Chancellor/Dean: 1976-1978
  • H. Maurice Goodman, Ph.D. – Acting Chancellor/Dean: 1978-1979
  • Robert E. Tranquada, M.D. – Chancellor/Dean: 1979-1986
  • James E. Dalen, M.D. – Acting Chancellor: 1986-1987
  • J. Barry Hanshaw, M.D. – Dean/Provost: 1986-1989; Acting Chancellor: 1987
  • Leonard Laster, M.D. – Chancellor: 1987-1990
  • Aaron Lazare, M.D. – Dean ad interim: 1989; Dean: 1990-2007; Chancellor ad interim: 1990; Chancellor: 1991-2007
  • Michael F. Collins, M.D., FACP – Chancellor ad interim: 2007-2008; Chancellor: 2008-present
  • Terence R. Flotte, M.D. – Dean: 2007-present

Graduate School of Nursing

  • Kathleen M. Dirschel, RN, Ph.D. – Dean: 1985-1991
  • Lillian R. Goodman, Ed.D. – Dean: 1991-1999
  • Doreen Harper, Ph.D., CS, ANP, FAAN – Dean: 2000-2005
  • Paulette Seymour Route, Ph.D. – Interim Dean: 2005-2006; Dean: 2006-present

Program in Biomedical Sciences

  • George E. Wright, Ph.D. – Acting Dean: 1979-1980
  • Trudy G. Morrison, Ph.D. – Acting Dean: 1980-1981
  • George E. Wright, Ph.D. – Dean: 1981-1984

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • Thomas B. Miller, Jr., Ph.D. – Dean: 1984-2002
  • Anthony Carruthers, Ph.D. – Dean: 2002-present

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