Conferences and Community Events

Active Aging in the Pioneer Valley

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Sunday, November 20, 2016 -
11:30am to 5:30pm

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UMass Amherst, Campus Center
Kinesiology
Communication Disorders
Nutrition
Public Health
Community Health Education
Health Policy and Management

Description: 

The Department of Kinesiology, in conjunction with the Daily Hampshire Gazette, will host Active Aging in the Valley.

The free event will offer lectures, workshops, and panel discussions on a variety of exercise-related topics. Booths featuring services and programs pertaining to health and physical activity for older adults will also be showcased. Attendees will learn about the science of aging and tips about physical activity for the older adult.

Read more here.

Western Massachusetts Health Equity Summit

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Friday, November 18, 2016 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

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Lincoln Campus Center, Lower Level
Kinesiology
Communication Disorders
Nutrition
Public Health
Biostatistics
Community Health Education
Environmental Health Sciences
Epidemiology
Health Policy and Management

Description: 

The Western MA Health Equity Summit brings together practitioners and community leaders from across western Massachusetts to work, learn, and take important steps toward greater health equity. Event registration and website coming soon!

For more information, please contact Risa Silverman in the UMass Amherst Office for Public Health Practice and Outreach at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at 413-545-2529 or via email at risa@schoolph.umass.edu

Sponsored by the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the Western MA Health Equity Network.