Throughout the day, 7th and 8th grade students cycled through six stations focused on different aspects of kinesiology.
Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, recently gave the keynote address titled “Global Issues in Water and Health” at the University of Wisconsin’s annual Global Health Symposium held on Tuesday, April 4, at the Madison campus.
Elena Carbone, Associate Professor of Nutrition, has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND). The designation recognizes Academy members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to the dietetics profession and by optimizing the nation's health through food and nutrition.
Borofski traveled to the meeting through a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean's Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice.” The event will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 - 3:30 pm in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room (10th Floor).
Kinesiology doctoral student Julianna Averill will examine effects of Tai Chi on physical and psychological balance for people with MS.
The International Dose-Response Society has announced a free conference LIVESTREAM will be available for its 16th annual conference being held April 18-19.
SPHHS Dean's Advisory Board member Robert Littleton, Jr., '71 is one of six alumni being presented with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association at a ceremony being held at noon on Monday, April 24 in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Jing Qian, has received a two-year, $448,800 exploratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate, with collaborators at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, new statistical methods for use in regression analysis to explore risk factors in Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The profile piece appears in the Spring 2017 issue of UMass Magazine, and features interviews with Professor Emerita Patty Freedson, PhD candidate Albert Mendoza, Assistant Professor Katie Becofsky, and Department Chair and Professor Catrine Tudor-Locke.