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University of Massachusetts Community Health Education faculty Louis Graham
April 25, 2017

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.

UMass Amherst Public Health student Ilyssa DeLeon
April 24, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host Danelle Lobdell
April 13, 2017

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).

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
April 5, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 30, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 24, 2017

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).

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 23, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 17, 2017

The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 16, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Community Health Education student Tess Curran
February 13, 2017

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.