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Improving the lives of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

UMass Chan Medical School campus

Who We Are

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMass Chan Medical School has a rich history of supporting research, education, and service aimed at improving the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families.

We look forward to working with you.

Participate in a Study?

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities? Please consider participating in one of our research studies!


News from the Shriver Center

Keep up-to-date with our latest news and happenings.

50th Anniversary

Shriver Center Milestones!

The Shriver Center celebrated its 50th anniversary and its 20th anniversary of being part of the UMass Chan Medical School.