Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Genetic and environmental determinants of obesity and metabolic disease
    Friday, March 27, 2015
    From: 09:00am to 10:00am
    UMass Amherst, 213 Chenoweth Laboratory
    Info: Dr. Teran-Garcia will talk about her current research focused on genetic and environmental factors influencing the development of obesity and related metabolic diseases. Dr. Teran-Garcia leads the “cell” component of two multidisciplinary projects...
  • Health Is a Human Right: A Call to Action Register
    Monday, March 30, 2015
    From: 08:30am to 05:00pm
    UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Amherst Room
    Info: The UMass Amherst College of Nursing will host an upcoming one-day symposium on social justice at UMass Amherst titled “Health Is a Human Right: A Call to Action.” Co-sponsored by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) and the...
  • Health Equity Policy Assembly
    Wednesday, April 01, 2015
    From: 02:00pm to 04:00pm
    Western MA Regional DPH Office, 23 Service Center Road, Northampton, MA
    Info: Come help choose which state policy priorities the Western MA Health Equity Network will work on this legislative session to advance health equity in Western Massachusetts.Join community leaders from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire Counties...
  • 18th Annual SPHHS Research Day
    Monday, April 06, 2015
    From: 02:00pm to 05:00pm
    UMass Amherst, Student Union Ballroom
    Info: The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences invites you to attend our Annual Research Day. This event highlights the outstanding education, research and practice being performed by students within our School. Students from all...
  • Disrupted Lives, Fragmented Care: Illness Experiences of Criminalized Women
    Wednesday, April 08, 2015
    From: 12:00pm to 01:00pm
    UMass Amherst, Arnold House, Room 120
    Info: Susan Starr-Sered, PhD, is Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University in Boston and Senior Researcher at Suffolk University’s Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights. She received her undergraduate education at the University of Chicago, and...
  • 2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems Register
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015
    From: 08:30am to 04:30pm
    The Verve, Crown Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester Road, Natick, MA
    Info: Join us on Thursday, April 16, and Friday, April 17, 2015 for an informative 2-day conference, with a pre-conference session on Wednesday, April 15, filled with expert dialogue regarding the present and future environment of gambling disorder in the...
  • SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Hari Balasubramanian
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    From: 05:00pm to 05:00pm
    UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Meeting Room 911
    Info: Hari Balasubramanian, associate professor of industrial engineering, will speak on “A mobile surgical unit and a rural health center in Ecuador: Learning from alternative methods of delivering healthcare” on Wednesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. in 911...
  • Digital Storytelling as Narrative Shock: New Views on Young Parenting Latinas, Migration, and Family
    Thursday, April 30, 2015
    From: 06:00pm to 08:00pm
    509 Knox Hall, 606 W 122nd St., New York, NY
    Info: Associate Professor of Community Health Education Aline Gubrium will be one of the speakers in Columbia University’s Oral History, Medicine, and Health Workshop Series. Gubrium and UMass Amherst Anthropology Professor Elizabeth Krause will lead a...