The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
Hossain is a fifth-year doctoral student who is working in the Nutrition Department with Chair Richard Wood for her dissertation on colorectal and breast cancer epigenetics in relationship with vitamin D and the bioactive food component sulforaphane.
“I was very excited when I learned I had received the award, but when Claire Norton contacted me and explained how prestigious the award is I was in pure shock,” she says.
She will collaborate with colleagues in Ghana, Australia, England and the U.S. to conduct maternal health literacy research through a grant from the Worldwide Universities Network.
She comments on what to eat before, during and after exercise.
Ballom, who was also promoted to Rear Admiral, expects to earn her MPH in Nutrition degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2017.
He received this honor in recognition of his public health efforts in cancer prevention.
Nutrition Professor Nancy Cohen is the lead author on a study about food safety on television cooking that is getting coverage from several press outlets.
The American Parkinson Disease Association President and CEO discusses her experiences as both an undergraduate and graduate student in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and how today she’s bringing together experts from multiple disciplines to fight one of the world’s most complex neurological diseases.
The event will be held November 18, 2016 in the UMass Campus Center.
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