SPHHS Event Listings

SPHHS Career Networking and Development Conference

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

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Campus Center Auditorium
Kinesiology
Communication Disorders
Nutrition
Public Health
Biostatistics
Community Health Education
Environmental Health Sciences
Epidemiology
Health Policy and Management

Description: 

The SPHHS Career Networking and Development Conference will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Campus Center Auditorium and adjacent rooms.

Students: No matter what your department or level of academic training, you can find opportunities for jobs, internship and practicum experiences, and volunteer options by attending the Conference and meeting a variety of wonderful people from your field.

Agencies: We welcome any agency looking for students studying Communication Disorders, Kinesiology, Nutrition, or Public Health and its core disciplines of Biostatistics, Community Health Education, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, or Health Policy and Management.

The event is open to the public and free to all students.

Visit our SPHHS Career Networking and Development Conference webpage for more information and announcements.

Bio-Epi Seminar Series: Deborah Hoadley, Infectious Disease Specialist

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Friday, November 18, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm

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University of Massachusetts, Campus Center, Room 904-908
Public Health
Biostatistics
Epidemiology

Description: 

Deborah J. Hoadley, M.D, MPH will present a talk titled “Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses: 2016 Update.”

Dr. Hoadley is an Infectious Disease Specialist based in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

*Food will be provided*

For more information, contact: Deb Osowski at dosowski@schoolph.umass.edu or 413-545-4603

Bio-Epi Seminar Series: Micah Hill, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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Friday, December 9, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm

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University of Massachusetts, Campus Center, Room 904-908
Biostatistics
Epidemiology

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Dr. Micah Hill will present a talk titled "Premature progesterone elevation and in vitro fertilization outcomes.” The presentation explores the biology of natural progesterone production and why it occurs prematurely with ovarian stimulation during IVF. It then focuses on scientific evidence that premature progesterone elevation diminishes embryo implantation and live birth.

Dr. Hill is an REI physician and Medical Student Clerkship Coordinator with the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of OBGYN with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

*Food will be provided*

For more information, contact: Deb Osowski at dosowski@schoolph.umass.edu or 413-545-4603

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

Description: 

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.