The event will be held November 18, 2016 in the UMass Campus Center.
Chambers was recognized for her work as President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association.
The event brings alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends from all departments together to celebrate the SPHHS community.
Chambers is the President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association. The event will also include a few short scientific presentations by researchers involved in Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s research, and a panel discussion moderated by Peter Reinhart of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.
Lorraine Cordeiro and Krystal Pollitt both received $1,000 fellowships to develop or augment courses with sustainability-related topics.
Sibeko spoke about her research into options for improving the infant mortality problem in Springfield, MA.
The pair have been attending conferences across Italy and the US, as well as teaching a nutrition course in Rome, Italy.
Mangels researches factors influencing people’s decision to become and stay vegetarian or vegan.
Mary DiGioia ’15 earned her B.S. in Nutrition, and currently works as a Nutrition Coordinator at the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
"It was a very exciting day for me and I was grateful for the opportunity," she says.