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University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Kinesiology Richard Van Emmerik
April 5, 2017

Van Emmerik is one of three UMass Amherst faculty named as a 2017-2018 Conti Fellow by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
April 5, 2017

The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Environmental Health Sciences postdoctoral research associate Pallavi Pant
April 4, 2017

Pallavi Pant, a postdoctoral researcher in Environmental Health Sciences, recently spoke with The Times of India about research she co-authored comparing pollution exposures for various modes of transportation in Delhi, India. Pant, who works with Associate Professor Richard Peltier in his lab, was the lead author on a journal article that found travelers in rickshaws were exposed to the most pollutants.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 30, 2017

Three SPHHS faculty research teams, including projects led by Lorraine Cordeiro and Lindiwe Sibeko, Nutrition, Melody Slashinski, Health Promotion and Policy, and Krishna Poudel, Health Promotion and Policy, are among the fourteen UMass Amherst projects involved in the initiative.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg
March 30, 2017

They presented deeper analysis of survey data on gambling and problem gambling to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at its meeting in Boston today.

University of Massachusetts Undergraduate Degree in Public Health Sciences
March 29, 2017

Senior Public Health Sciences double majors Aser Abrha, Angelina McKenna, and Alyssa McQuillan are among the students featured in the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) Program’s Student Showcase, a video gallery of student research.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 27, 2017

The SPHHS will hold its 20th Annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 4 beginning at 2:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
March 27, 2017

The Dean's Message appears in the March 2017 SPHHS e-newsletter.

March 27, 2017

Researchers are looking for individuals who are between 14 to 18 years of age for a study on speech and language characteristics of individuals who are typically developing or who have a diagnosis of Autism.

March 25, 2017

The event was held March 25, 2017 by the student‐run UMass Stroke Support Group to raise awareness for stroke and aphasia.