Ongoing SPHHS Events & Activities

SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Nathaniel Whitmal

Date: 
Thu, 2015-02-26 17:00
Location: 
UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Meeting Room 917 (9th floor)

Dr. Nathaniel A. Whitmal of the UMass Amherst Department of Communication Disorders will present a seminar titled "The Care And Feeding Of The Human Ear: An Informal Guide" as part of the SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series.

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments following the lecture.

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: I-Min Lee

Date: 
Mon, 2015-04-27 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

I-Min Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D., of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, will present a seminar titled "Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention - What is New?" Department Chair and faculty member Patty Freedson will be the host for this seminar.

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: Tom Roberts

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-22 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Tom Roberts, Ph.D., of Brown University in Providence, RI, will present a seminar titled "The Spring's the Thing: How Tissue Elasticity Determines Muscle Function in Movement." Faculty member Brian Umberger will be the host for this event, please contact him to schedule meetings with Dr. Roberts.

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: Michael Toth

Date: 
Mon, 2015-04-13 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Michael Toth, Ph.D., of the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, will present a seminar titled "Muscle disuse as the Facilitator of Age- and Disease-Related Disability: A Simple Answer to a Complex Question." Faculty member Mark Miller will be the host for this seminar.

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: Mark Pachucki

Date: 
Mon, 2015-04-06 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Mark Pachucki, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, MA, will present a seminar titled "Evaluating Social Influences on Physical Activity over the Lifecourse." Faculty member John Sirard will be the host for this seminar.

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: Brett Fajen

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-30 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Brett Fajen, Ph.D., of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, will present a seminar titled "The Visual Control of Walking Over Complex Terrain." This seminar is hosted by faculty members Richard Van Emmerik and Julia Choi.

Kinesiology Seminar Series: Ryan Wedge

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-23 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Ryan Wedge, M.S.,a doctoral candidate in the UMass Amherst Department of Kinesiology, will present a seminar titled "The Biomechanics and Energetics of Amputee Locomotion."

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: Jocelyn Hafer

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-23 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Jocelyn Hafer, M.S., a doctoral candidate in the UMass Amherst Department of Kinesiology, will present a seminar titled "Physical Activity: a Mediator of the Age-Related Decline in Muscle and Gait Function?"

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Kinesiology Seminar Series: Bruce Damon

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-02 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

Bruce Damon, Ph.D., of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, will present a seminar titled "Physiological MRI of Human Skeletal Muscle." Faculty member Jane Kent will host this seminar, check with her to schedule a meeting with Dr. Damon.

Kinesiology Seminar Series: Kinesiology Department Lecturers

Date: 
Mon, 2015-02-23 13:25 to 14:15
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

The Kinesiology Department Lecturers will present a seminar titled "Teaching Success."

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