Northampton Community Forum on Marijuana
Date:Wednesday, October 26, 2016From: 07:00pm to 09:00pmLocation:Northampton Council On Aging, 67 Conz St, Northampton, MA 01060Info: UMass and Northampton Area Pediatrics have graciously agreed to co-sponsor an educational forum on the public health implications of marijuana particularly on the vulnerable youth population. The evening will feature four guest speakers:Jo McGuire,...
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Workshop
Date:Monday, November 07, 2016From: 09:00am to 01:00pmLocation:Baystate Whitney Avenue Conference Center, 361 Whitney Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040Info: HIA is a practical approach that uses data, research and stakeholder input to determine a policy or project’s impact on the health of a population. In practice, HIA is a useful way to:- Ensure that health is considered in decision-making- Engage...
Christina Economos Lecture
Date:Tuesday, November 08, 2016From: 11:00am to 11:00amLocation:UMass Center at SpringfieldInfo: Live Well Springfield brings Dr. Christina Economos to Springfield to share leading research on childhood obesity prevention!Christina Economos is co-Founder and Director of ChildObesity180, the New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition, and an...
Western MA Health Equity Summit
Date:Friday, November 18, 2016From: 09:00am to 03:00pmLocation:Lincoln Campus Center, Lower LevelInfo: The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the Western MA Health Equity Network present the 2nd Western MA Health Equity Summit on Friday, November 18, 2016, 9-3pm. The Summit will bring together practitioners and community leaders from...