News Archive

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.
University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
July 21, 2015
He will attend a disease forecasting workshop hosted by the White House & traveled to New York City for a gathering sponsored by DARPA.
University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
July 21, 2015
Reich received a two-year, $454,385 grant from the NIH to develop new statistical models to characterize complex immunological interactions between multiple strains of disease.
University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
June 22, 2015
The creation of the new partnership with Baystate Health will serve as an important complement to ongoing, community-based health initiatives programs by the SPHHS in the Springfield area.