Lecture Series

Exploring the Opioid Syndemic in Massachusetts Using Mixed Methods and Spatial Epidemiological Approaches

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Date: 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

Location: 

Campus Center Room 911-15
Public Health
Community Health Education
Health Policy and Management

Description: 

The Health Policy and Management program hosts Thomas Stopka, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine for a talk titled "Exploring the Opioid Syndemic in Massachusetts: Using Mixed Methods and Spatial Epidemiological Approaches."

Refreshments at 1:45 pm
Contact: David Chin (dchin@umass.edu), Assistant Professor
Department of Health Promotion and Policy

The 29th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:45pm

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Student Union Ballroom
Nutrition

Description: 

The Department of Nutrition will host the 29th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Awards on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, beginning at 4:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

Joel B. Mason, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Nutrition at Tufts University will provide the keynote lecture titled “Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World.” Dr. Mason serves as the Director of the Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, a research program that focuses on how nutrition and diet can be exploited for the purposes of cancer prevention.

Program:  

4:00 PM Refreshments and Poster Session: Nutrition graduate students will be sharing their research in this open poster session

5:00 PM Department of Nutrition Awards: Presentation of the Virginia A. Beal, Peter Pellet, and Helen Mitchell Awards

5:45 PM Keynote Lecture: "Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World" by Joel B. Mason, M.D.

1.5 CPE hours will be offered to attendees.