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University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Leontine Alkema
May 15, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Senior Celebration 2017
May 13, 2017

The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2017.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition doctoral candidate Sharmin Hossain
May 12, 2017

“I could not believe I got selected for this award knowing how competitive it is,” says Hossain.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg
May 11, 2017

She comments about a new report from the UMass Donahue Institute on the gaming industry and hiring at the Plainridge Park Casino. 

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology graduate student Alexandra Purdue-Smithe
May 11, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences online instructor Amber Hromi-Fiedler
May 11, 2017

She was cited for her contributions to teaching in an online classroom environment.

May 9, 2017

Researchers will measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life.

May 9, 2017

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. 

University of Massachusetts Amherst Kinesiology lecturer Eliza Frechette
May 9, 2017

The award is given annually to honor individual faculty members for their teaching accomplishments.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health Sciences major Sara Hickey '17
May 8, 2017

The honor salutes Massachusetts public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.