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University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
May 24, 2017

The AKA is made up of kinesiology departments in higher education institutions across the U.S., and its mission is to promote and enhance kinesiology as a field of study.

UMass Amherst Public Health student Bethany Welch
May 23, 2017

A senior public health and education major, Welch has been teaching at the Rec Center since 2013, where she has attracted a steady following in the seven group fitness classes she teaches.

May 19, 2017

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.

UMass Amherst Public Health student Luna  Hino-Nakayama
May 19, 2017

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.

UMass Amherst Public Health student Stephanie Ramos
May 19, 2017

The recent Public Health graduate discusses her passion for public health and her career pursuit as a Physician's Assistant.

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 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.

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.