Alumni News

Do you have news you want to share with your fellow alumni? Whether you're telling us about advancements in your research or in your workplace, informing us about upcoming events, gatherings and fundraisers, or just sharing good news about new family members, we would love to hear from you! We will use stories for our website, newsletters, and other SPHHS publications.

To share your story, please email Patrick Freeman.

University of Massachusetts Alum Leslie Chambers
October 24, 2016

Chambers was recognized for her work as President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology alum Efosa Guobadia
September 26, 2016

Volunteers from the Physical Therapy profession and communities around the world will come together on October 15th to promote sustainable change.

University of Massachusetts Alum Leslie Chambers
September 23, 2016

Chambers is the President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association. The event will also include a few short scientific presentations by researchers involved in Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s research, and a panel discussion moderated by Peter Reinhart of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.

University of Massachusetts MPH in Public Health Practice alum Ledet Muleta
July 8, 2016

The film, CHULA, focuses on a young African woman named Chula living with bipolar disorder in the Washington, D.C. area.

University of Massachusetts Community Health Education alums Meenakshi Verma-Agrawal MPH '02 (at right) with Nashira Baril '01
June 27, 2016

The first Summit on Race and Equity: A Call to Government and Community was held by the Boston Alliance for Race and Equity on May 16-17, 2016.

University of Massachusetts Amherst MPH in Public Health Practice alum Ruth McDermott-Levy
June 24, 2016

It describes health concerns of residents in Wyoming County, PA related to fracking development in their communities.

University of Massachusetts MPH in Public Health Practice alum Ledet Muleta
June 2, 2016

The MPH-PHP alumna wrote and produced the film Chula.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology alum Alex Pimentel '16
June 2, 2016

Alex Pimentel spoke about how his mother's experience fighting cancer influenced his work as an undergraduate.

University of Massachusetts Nutrition alum Mary DiGoia '15
June 1, 2016

Mary DiGioia ’15 earned her B.S. in Nutrition, and currently works as a Nutrition Coordinator at the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.

University of Massachusetts Public Health Sciences alum Sonia Filipczak '14
May 27, 2016

Sonia Filipczak '14 works as the Director of Community Health Outreach at the Railroad Street Youth Project in Berkshire County.

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