Seminar Series

SPHHS-ENVIRON Seminar and Panel Discussion: The Complexity of Alcohol Use

Date: 
Wed, 2014-10-29 15:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Integrated Learning Center, Room 240

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences presents the ENVIRON Seminar & Panel Discussion on "The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community" on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in the Integrated Learning Center, Room 240.

The Seminar features keynote speaker Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., M.P.H, Director, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), who will discuss "Preventing Alcohol-Related Injuries." Following the keynote lecture, Kenneth Mundt, Ph.D., M.S., Health Sciences Global Practice Area Leader and Director of Applied Epidemiology for ENVIRON, will deliver a short talk on "Alcohol and Chronic Disease Risk: An Epidemiological Paradox."

Joining the speakers for a panel discussion will be representatives from the university, the community, and the student body. The panel group invites questions from the audience in this open forum Q&A panel format.

Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

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Department of Nutrition Seminar

Date: 
Tue, 2014-10-14 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
Machmer W2

The UMass Amherst Department of Nutrition presents a special seminar on "Edible Insects for the Prevention and Treatment of Undernutrition in Young Children" presented by Frank Franklin, M.D., M.P.H., PH.D., Professor Emeritus of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and faculty member in the online MPH in Nutrition program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-12-01 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Presenter and title TBD.

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-24 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Jinchao Li presents "Using Mouse Genetic Models to Study Obesity-associated Inflammation and Colon Cancer Risk."

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-17 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Seok-Yeong (“Sean”) Yu presents "Using Caco-2 Cells to Investigate Intestinal Effects of Potential Anti-diabetic Bioactive Food Components."

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-10 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Hilary Wiggins presents "Nutrition Education: Does it Really Work?"

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-03 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Agathe Roubert presents "Breast cancer and obesity: a look at their relationship with an emphasis on the Wnt signaling pathway."

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-10-27 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Bi-Sek Hsiao presents "Preliminary Explorations of Entomophagy (insect eating) in New England."

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-10-20 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Zachary Cordell presents "Awareness of Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Among U-Mass Students Identified at Ethnic Risk Students."

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-10-06 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Nicole Ratchford presents "The importance of measuring diet quality in older adults."

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