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University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
October 30, 2018

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" guides public health promotion and practice around the world. But prevention strategies and programs to promote healthier lifestyles alone are not a solution; one must also consider public health policies and their impacts on accessibility and equity.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management David Chin
October 29, 2018

David L. Chin, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, is quoted in a story appearing in the Daily Hampshire Gazette addressing the "ripple effects of Question 1," a hotly-contested state ballot question to establish nurse-patient staffing ratios. Chin commented that the ballot question probably wouldn't have the intended effect.

October 24, 2018

The CDC’s Office of Scientific Integrity recently invited Community Health Education’s Daniel Goldstein to present a webinar introducing SPHHS’s newest online offering: the Graduate Certificate in Public Health Ethics.

October 24, 2018

Third year Audiology doctoral student Shannon O’Neil recently received a travel award to attend the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) annual convention.

October 24, 2018

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Laura Vandenberg is featured in a new video produced by UMass Amherst Research NEXT as part of its “UMass Women in Science” series.

October 24, 2018

The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology is seeking applicants for a Lecturer to work with a dynamic and engaged faculty.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology Professor and Chair Catrine Tudor-Locke
October 23, 2018

CBC Radio recently interviewed Catrine Tudor-Locke, Professor of Kinesiology and Associate Dean for Research, about the misconception that reaching a goal of 10,000 steps per day makes for a healthy lifestyle.

October 23, 2018

The air in Hampshire County may feel crisp and clean, but Environmental Health Sciences’ Richard Peltier says it’s anything but.

October 23, 2018

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) recently profiled Associate Professor Laura Vandenberg, highlighting her work in research and academia.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg
October 17, 2018

A study done by researchers at UMass Amherst finds that there has been a slight improvement in the real estate market surrounding the Plainridge Park Casino in southeastern Massachusetts since it opened in 2015.