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University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
April 21, 2017

Dean Marjorie Aelion has been invited to serve on a federal subcommittee advising the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She joins the Stakeholder Engagement Subcommittee of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee composed of national subject matter experts providing recommendations for developing and implementing the Healthy People 2030 initiative.

April 18, 2017

Throughout the day, 7th and 8th grade students cycled through six stations focused on different aspects of kinesiology.

University of Massachusetts Nutrition faculty Elena Carbone
April 18, 2017

Elena Carbone, Associate Professor of Nutrition, has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND). The designation recognizes Academy members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to the dietetics profession and by optimizing the nation's health through food and nutrition.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Environmental Health Sciences Chair Timothy Ford
April 18, 2017

Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, recently gave the keynote address titled “Global Issues in Water and Health” at the University of Wisconsin’s annual Global Health Symposium held on Tuesday, April 4, at the Madison campus.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health Sciences major Katrina Borofski '17
April 14, 2017

Borofski traveled to the meeting through a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host Danelle Lobdell
April 13, 2017

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).

April 12, 2017

The International Dose-Response Society has announced a free conference LIVESTREAM will be available for its 16th annual conference being held April 18-19.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Kinesiology student Julianna Averill
April 12, 2017

Kinesiology doctoral student Julianna Averill will examine effects of Tai Chi on physical and psychological balance for people with MS.

April 10, 2017

SPHHS Dean's Advisory Board member Robert Littleton, Jr., '71 is one of six alumni being presented with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association at a ceremony being held at noon on Monday, April 24 in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Jing Qian
April 7, 2017

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Jing Qian, has received a two-year, $448,800 exploratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate, with collaborators at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, new statistical methods for use in regression analysis to explore risk factors in Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

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