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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.

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 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 Environmental Health Sciences faculty Laura Vandenberg
March 8, 2017

The interview, part of Clean Water's efforts in honor of International Women's Day, examines Vandenberg's path to environmental health research, sexism in the sciences, and the importance of women mentors.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Environmental Health Sciences faculty Alexander Suvorov
February 23, 2017

The $92,610 grant will fund a yearlong project that aims to increase awareness of new toxicology techniques in Russia.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences faculty Laura Vandenberg
February 21, 2017

She says the reported contaminants are "a cause for concern because the chemicals can build up in the human body."

International Dose-Response Society Conference
February 3, 2017

The International Dose-Response Society has opened registration and announced a call for posters for its 16th annual conference, which will be held this year on April 18-19, 2017 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center, with the theme “Preconditioning in Biology and Medicine: Mechanisms and Translational Research.”