News

December 5, 2018

Researchers in the Department of Kinesiology are seeking both young and older volunteers for a study investigating age-related differences in muscle fatigue.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Susan Hankinson
December 3, 2018

Professor of Epidemiology Susan Hankinson is among five UMass scientists profiled in the latest issue of UMass Magazine for a feature article titled "Target: Breast Cancer." The story examines researchers who are investigating the causes of breast cancer and how to prevent it.

UMass Amherst Kinesiology Alumnus Efosa Guobadia
December 3, 2018

UMass Magazine highlights Kinesiology alumnus Efosa Guobadia '07 in a cover feature titled "Prime Mover." Describing him as a "vibrant, visionary UMass alumnus [who] brings rehab clinics and services to underserved communities at home and abroad," the story profiles Guobadia's work as co-founder, president and CEO of Move Together.

UMass Amherst Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Laura Vandenberg
December 3, 2018

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Laura Vandenberg is among five UMass scientists profiled in the latest issue of UMass Magazine for a feature article titled "Target: Breast Cancer." The story examines researchers who are investigating the causes of breast cancer and how to prevent it.

UMass Amherst Associate Professor of Community Health Education Lisa Wexler
December 3, 2018

Associate Professor of Community Health Education Lisa Wexler's suicide prevention efforts are profiled in the latest issue of UMass Magazine. The story examines Wexler's work with Alaska Native communities to build resilience through community belonging and cultural continuity in an effort to lower suicide risk.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
November 30, 2018

Marjorie Aelion, Dean of the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, has received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to conduct research in Australia, Greece, and Mexico over a two-year period.

November 30, 2018

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will hold its 2019 Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 1:30-3:00 pm in the Mullins Center.

November 29, 2018

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Peltier writes an essay in The Conversation about how wildfire smoke is really a national health threat.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
November 27, 2018

It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing that I will be stepping down as Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the end of December 2018, and have accepted the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement at UMass Amherst.

November 26, 2018

Epidemiology students now have a place online to build connections, network with peers and showcase their work thanks to the new social media group titled ‘OUT-BREAKERS, UMass Epidemiology Student Group’ on Facebook.