Public Health Practice alumna Mika Pollack (nee Timika Lightfoot) MPH ‘05 is the creator and host of the new podcast Overprescribed.
Public Health Sciences alumna Anim Aweh ‘11 is the author of a recently published children’s book about a child coping with mental illness.
Associate Professor of Epidemiology Brian Whitcomb has been elected to the position of President-Elect of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research.
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Peltier recently authored a piece in The Conversation examining the causes of air pollution and its adverse impact on human health.
Kinesiology postdoctoral researchers Elroy Aguiar and Scott Ducharme, who work in Catrine Tudor-Locke’s Physical Activity and Health Lab, recently held guest spots on UMass Radio’s Lab Talk with Laura.
Recent Environmental Health Sciences graduate Durga Kolla MS ’18 and Public Health Sciences alumna Niamh Mulrooney '17 have received Fulbright awards from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. They will study in Denmark and Swaziland, respectively.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst recently named Kinesiology major Colleen Sands ‘18 a Rising Researcher for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Ten School of Public Health and Health Sciences students recently won UMass Alumni Association Awards for 2018. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
The International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour and Human Kinetics recently announced the launch of the Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behavior (JMPB), with Professor Emerita of Kinesiology Patty Freedson serving as its editor-in-chief.
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