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University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health Sciences major Meghan Berry '17
May 4, 2017

The university honors a group of graduating seniors each year for their the exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership. 

University of Massachusetts Amherst Kinesiology student Brittany Masteller
May 3, 2017

The award, which is given by the UMass Amherst Libraries, pays the fees for submitting an article to an open access journal.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences postdoctoral researcher Kari Sant
May 1, 2017

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) recently honored the postdoctoral research associate with the Edward W. Carney Trainee Award.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg
April 28, 2017

Volberg spoke about the lack of knowledge on the topic among researchers.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Health Policy and Management alumna Jing Hao
April 26, 2017

Health Policy and Management alumna Jing Hao, MPH ’09, PhD ’15, recently received the 2017 Early Career Investigator Award from the Health Care Systems Research Network and the 2016 Volunteer Award from the Chinese Health Policy Analysis and Management Society.

UMass Amherst alumna Elizabeth Chennamchetty
April 25, 2017

Community Health Education alumna Elizabeth Chennamchetty, MPH '04, is the author of a recently published memoir titled Bangles, Bindis and Babies: Becoming a Family. In the book, Chennamchetty recounts how she met her future partner – and MPH ’03 alumnus – Vijay Chennamchetty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and their journey from an "improbable romance" to a multicultural marriage.

University of Massachusetts Community Health Education faculty Louis Graham
April 25, 2017

He spoke about his research examining  how complex relationships with family, friends, and romantic and sexual partners can serve as both sources of support and stress, particularly among members of marginalized communities.

Mary Andrianopoulos
April 25, 2017

She spoke about motor speech disorders, particularly among children with Down Syndrome.

UMass Amherst Public Health student Ilyssa DeLeon
April 24, 2017

Public Health major Ilyssa DeLeon '19, a Community Scholarship recipient, is featured along with Community Health Education faculty member Aline Gubrium's Ford Foundation-funded program "Hear Our Stories" and the Western MA Health Equity Summit, which was held in Fall 2016 and organized by the SPHHS.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
April 21, 2017

Dean Marjorie Aelion has been invited to serve on a federal subcommittee advising the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She joins the Stakeholder Engagement Subcommittee of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee composed of national subject matter experts providing recommendations for developing and implementing the Healthy People 2030 initiative.