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University of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Health Sciences faculty Alicia Timme-Laragy
October 11, 2017

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Alicia Timme-Laragy is the lead author of a review article examining the importance of redox status in the development of vertebrate embryos.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
October 4, 2017

Researchers in the Muscle Biology Laboratory in the kinesiology department are seeking participants for a study aimed at quantifying thigh muscle and fat content in healthy older adults, 65-80 years old, who are not exercising heavily.

October 3, 2017

Researchers in the Kinesiology department seek volunteers for a study investigating how footwear influences joint mechanics. Participants should be healthy men aged 18-49 year old, who have not suffered an injury in the past year and are free of any orthopedic, cardiovascular, or neuromuscular conditions.

September 28, 2017

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) honored alumnus Howard Shane with the SPHHS Award for Significant Contributions to the field of public health and the health sciences, and alumnus Efosa Guobadia with its inaugural SPHHS Distinguished Young Alumni Award, at its 8th annual Fall Celebration held September 23rd at the Fine Arts Center.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
September 27, 2017

Inspiration from great students and the feeling that there is so much more to do... That is how two separate events hosted by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences this week leave me. 

University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Leontine Alkema
September 27, 2017

On International Safe Abortion Day, Sept. 28, an international research group reports in a new paper with senior author and Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Leontine Alkema at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that out of the 55.7 million abortions that are estimated to have occurred each year between 2010 and 2014, almost half (45.1 percent) were unsafe.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
September 27, 2017

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes five new full-time tenure track faculty members into its ranks this academic year. New faculty hires for 2017-2018 include Laura Balzer in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and Laura Attanasio, David Chin, Elizabeth Evans and Jin Kim-Mozeleski in the Department of Health Promotion and Policy.

September 27, 2017

Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology Joseph Hamill has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). ASB created the status of Fellow in 2011 to recognize scientific achievement and service to the Society and to encourage continued service in leadership roles. He was inducted during the organization’s 2017 annual meeting held in Boulder, Colorado, in August.

September 26, 2017

Researchers in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and College of Nursing are recruiting pregnant women for a research study on sleep in pregnancy.

September 26, 2017

“Be free and own the decisions that you make, even if so-called ‘failure’ is the outcome.”

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