Biostatistics and Epidemiology at UMass Amherst
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences provides students with strong analytic and quantitative skills needed to conduct professional level public health research, disease surveillance, program evaluation, and public health practice.
Researching Gestational Diabetes
Professor of Epidemiology Lisa Chasan-Taber discusses her research in gestational diabetes as part of the UMass Amherst Public Engagement Project.
LabTV profiles Associate Professor Katherine Reeves
LabTV profiled Associate Professor Katherine Reeves, whose research involves public health and breast cancer, with the goal of determining how specific chemicals relate to the development of breast cancer.
LabTV profiles doctoral student Mary Diaz Santana
LabTV profiled doctoral student Mary Diaz Santana, a member of the Reeves Lab at UMass Amherst. Mary's research studies how chemicals found in plastics affect our health, with the goal of determining how specific chemicals relate to the development of breast cancer.
LabTV profiles doctoral student Serena Houghton
LabTV profiled doctoral student Serena Houghton, a member of the Bertone-Johnson Lab at UMass Amherst. Serena's research studies how nutrition and treatment options affect women's health, with the goal of creating nutritional guidelines for women based on research.
Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
Watch Lisa Chasan-Taber, author of the book Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, speak at JSM 2014 about how competition for research funds in epidemiology, preventative medicine, and biostatistics has never been more intense and this is why there was a need for a book that targets effective grant proposal writing in this highly competitive and evolving environment.