Luna Hino-Nakayama is a rising senior in the Public Health Sciences program. She's worked in the Morrill Science Center, for the non-profit organization Safe Passage, the STEM Ambassadors Program, and served as the president of the Public Health Club, among her numerous activities.
In a unique partnership between UMass and Soliya, students have the opportunity to receive advanced facilitation training program to prepare them to host dialogues with undergraduate students from around the world, while also learning about and applying these skills to community health education contexts.
The recent Public Health graduate discusses her passion for public health and her career pursuit as a Physician's Assistant.
Leontine Alkema recently was awarded a three-year, $1.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to explore and analyze family planning indicators such as contraceptive use in 69 countries. The main goal is to develop new methods and tools any country can use to monitor and advance national reproductive health.
“I could not believe I got selected for this award knowing how competitive it is,” says Hossain.
Doctoral candidate Alexandra Purdue-Smithe and her advisor Professor Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson found that high intake of dietary vitamin D and calcium may be modestly associated with lower risk of early menopause.
She comments about a new report from the UMass Donahue Institute on the gaming industry and hiring at the Plainridge Park Casino.
Researchers will measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life.
The team's goal was $3,000 which they exceeded by raising $3,316, increasing its fundraising by more than a third over last year's final tally.
The award is given annually to honor individual faculty members for their teaching accomplishments.
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