The SPHHS will present awards for Significant Contributions and Distinguished Young Alumni during its 2017 SPHHS Fall Celebration being held on Saturday, September 23rd.
Researchers from the Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling in Massachusetts (SEIGMA) study and the Massachusetts Gambling Impact Cohort (MAGIC) study led by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences updated progress to date on a number of studies in their annual meeting at the Campus Center.
The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2017.
Doctoral candidate Alexandra Purdue-Smithe and her advisor Professor Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson found that high intake of dietary vitamin D and calcium may be modestly associated with lower risk of early menopause.
She comments about a new report from the UMass Donahue Institute on the gaming industry and hiring at the Plainridge Park Casino.
Volberg spoke about the lack of knowledge on the topic among researchers.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean's Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice.” The event will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 - 3:30 pm in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room (10th Floor).
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
They presented deeper analysis of survey data on gambling and problem gambling to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at its meeting in Boston today.
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.