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University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
October 13, 2016

The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is searching to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor in Health Equity position. Requirements include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service in support of an emerging Center for Advancing Community Health Equity, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates must possess strong research skills with excellent potential for, or a proven track record of, extramural research funding, preferably from federal funding agencies.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
October 13, 2016

The Department of Kinesiology and Institute for Applied Life Sciences are jointly searching to fill a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position. Requirements include using translational approaches to investigate how physical activity and sedentary behavior are related to the risk for metabolic disorders, as well as the development and impact of innovative therapeutic interventions on metabolic health and disease.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology faculty John Sirard
October 7, 2016

Sirard says a major problem is people don’t move in daily life as they do in a lab, where most physical activity trackers are tested.

University of Massachusetts Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
October 3, 2016

The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology is searching to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Requirements include demonstrated potential to develop an extramurally funded research program in biostatistical methods and excellent teaching skills. Successful applicants will be dynamic, collaborative researchers, whose methodological work is inspired by pressing problems in public health.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
September 26, 2016

The event brings alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends from all departments together to celebrate the SPHHS community.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology alum Efosa Guobadia
September 26, 2016

Volunteers from the Physical Therapy profession and communities around the world will come together on October 15th to promote sustainable change.

University of Massachusetts Department of Communication Disorders
September 26, 2016

Gabrielle Merchant and Peter Wasiuk, both third-year Doctor of Audiology candidates, will attend ASHA with Helfer.

University of Massachusetts Alum Leslie Chambers
September 23, 2016

Chambers is the President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association. The event will also include a few short scientific presentations by researchers involved in Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s research, and a panel discussion moderated by Peter Reinhart of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg
September 22, 2016

The findings document gambling rates before the opening of casinos in the state.

University of Massachusetts doctoral candidate Alice Fiddian-Green
September 21, 2016

She based the article on findings from the project Let’s Talk About Sex: Digital Storytelling for Puerto Rican Latina Youth.