Conferences and Community Events

International Dose-Response Society Annual Conference

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 8:30am to Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

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Campus Center
Registration required
Environmental Health Sciences

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The International Dose-Response Society is dedicated to the enhancement, exchange, and dissemination of ongoing global research efforts in the field of hormesis. In addition, the Society also strongly encourages the assessment of the implications of hormesis for such diverse fields as toxicology, risk assessment, risk communication, medicine, numerous areas of biomedical research, and all other biological disciplines including relevant engineering domains dealing with the dose response.

The Society's 16th annual conference 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.”

Lost in Translation: Using your study abroad experience on your résumé

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

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UMass Amherst, Campus Center 804-808 (8th Floor)
Kinesiology
Communication Disorders
Nutrition
Public Health

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Did you have an Awesome Study Abroad experience but don’t know how to translate that to your resume, cover letter and interview? Come learn how at this event!

Pizza and cookies will be available.

Sponsored by the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, International Programs Office (IPO), and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Global Health & Innovation Conference

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Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

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Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Registration required

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The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 22-23, 2017, is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,000 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, professionals and students from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.

Behavioral Health Network Internship Fair

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
11:50am to 7:00pm

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Behavioral Health Network, Warwick Training Room, Liberty Street Campus, Entrance I, 35 Warwick Street, Springfield, MA
Public Health
Community Health Education
Health Policy and Management

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BHN is hosting its 7th annual Internship Fair.

Internship opportunities are available for students completing degrees and certifications in Alcohol & Substance Certification/Licensure, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Psychology, Social Work and more.

Come prepared for an interview and don’t forget your resume! 

For additional information, please send inquiry to: DPD@bhninc.org

*This event is for candidates applying for internships only. Future job fair dates will be announced at a separate time.

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

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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.