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University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Senior Celebration 2017
May 13, 2017

The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2017.

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

Community Health Education doctoral student Sarah Lowe received a $10,000 pre-dissertation fellowship award. Environmental Health Sciences doctoral student Haotian Wu received the CRF Dissertation Award, and Public Health Sciences student Duga Kolla received the Thesis Capstone Award.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Environmental Health Sciences faculty Krystal Pollitt
May 4, 2017

They seek to understand the prevalent environmental exposures for children and develop novel personalized control strategies that reduce exposure to these triggers of asthma.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences postdoctoral researcher Kari Sant
May 1, 2017

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) recently honored the postdoctoral research associate with the Edward W. Carney Trainee Award.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Environmental Health Sciences Chair Timothy Ford
April 18, 2017

Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, recently gave the keynote address titled “Global Issues in Water and Health” at the University of Wisconsin’s annual Global Health Symposium held on Tuesday, April 4, at the Madison campus.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health Sciences major Katrina Borofski '17
April 14, 2017

Borofski traveled to the meeting through a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award.

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).

April 12, 2017

The International Dose-Response Society has announced a free conference LIVESTREAM will be available for its 16th annual conference being held April 18-19.

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 Department of Environmental Health Sciences postdoctoral research associate Pallavi Pant
April 4, 2017

Pallavi Pant, a postdoctoral researcher in Environmental Health Sciences, recently spoke with The Times of India about research she co-authored comparing pollution exposures for various modes of transportation in Delhi, India. Pant, who works with Associate Professor Richard Peltier in his lab, was the lead author on a journal article that found travelers in rickshaws were exposed to the most pollutants.

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