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University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
February 22, 2016

This daylong event is designed to help prepare students for the transition from college into the workforce.

University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Matthias Steinrücken
February 18, 2016

The researchers concluded that the ancestors of all present-day Native Americans entered the Americas as a single migration wave traveling from Siberia to Alaska during the height of the last Ice Age.

February 10, 2016

The eighty-nine participants included representatives from the biostatistics & epidemiology programs.

January 26, 2016
“I’ve always been somebody who looks to help others. I just never realized that I could do it with statistics,” he says.
December 1, 2015
William Darity Sr., 91, professor emeritus of public health and founding dean of the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Health Sciences, died Nov. 29.
University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Leontine Alkema
November 13, 2015
She and her colleagues found that the maternal mortality ratio saw a relative decline of 43.9 percent during the 25-year period of 1990-2015.
University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
October 27, 2015
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes five new full-time tenure track and three new full-time non-tenure track faculty members into its ranks this academic year.
University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
October 14, 2015

The article, titled “Triggering Interventions for Influenza: The ALERT Algorithm”, was nominated in the Impact on the Field of Biosurveillance category.

University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Leontine Alkema
October 7, 2015
She led the development of the statistical modeling approach used for an article in The Lancet.
University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
September 14, 2015
She discusses gender and infectious disease during the segment.