He spoke about his research examining how complex relationships with family, friends, and romantic and sexual partners can serve as both sources of support and stress, particularly among members of marginalized communities.
Public Health major Ilyssa DeLeon '19, a Community Scholarship recipient, is featured along with Community Health Education faculty member Aline Gubrium's Ford Foundation-funded program "Hear Our Stories" and the Western MA Health Equity Summit, which was held in Fall 2016 and organized by the SPHHS.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean's Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice.” The event will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 - 3:30 pm in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room (10th Floor).
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
Three SPHHS faculty research teams, including projects led by Lorraine Cordeiro and Lindiwe Sibeko, Nutrition, Melody Slashinski, Health Promotion and Policy, and Krishna Poudel, Health Promotion and Policy, are among the fourteen UMass Amherst projects involved in the initiative.
New faculty include Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences; Associate Professor of Community Health Education Susan Shaw; and Assistant Professors Xiangrong Kong (Biostatistics) and Sara Mamo (Communication Disorders).
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network and several other organizations will host a forum, “Critical Resources for Health: The State of Hospital Community Benefit in Massachusetts” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Wednesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m.
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
The SPHHS recipients were Aline Gubrium, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, Krystal Pollitt, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, and Ning Zhang, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management.
Curran wrote the paper for her honors thesis project while an undergraduate public health student at UMass Amherst. Faculty advisor Lisa Wexler is co-author of the publication.