Ongoing SPHHS Events & Activities

SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Hari Balasubramanian

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-22 17:00
Location: 
UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Meeting Room 911

Hari Balasubramanian, associate professor of industrial engineering, will speak on “A mobile surgical unit and a rural health center in Ecuador: Learning from alternative methods of delivering healthcare” on Wednesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. in 911 Campus Center.

The talk is part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences’ Diversity Speaker Series.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments follow the lecture.

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SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Tameka Gillum

Date: 
Wed, 2015-03-25 17:00
Location: 
UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Meeting Room 911

Tameka L. Gillum, associate professor in the department of health promotion and policy, will speak on “The Context and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence in Kenya” on Wednesday, March 25 at 5 p.m. in 911 Campus Center.

The talk is part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences’ Diversity Speaker Series.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments follow the lecture.

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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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