The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
Van Emmerik is one of three UMass Amherst faculty named as a 2017-2018 Conti Fellow by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement.
Pallavi Pant, a postdoctoral researcher in Environmental Health Sciences, recently spoke with The Times of India about research she co-authored comparing pollution exposures for various modes of transportation in Delhi, India. Pant, who works with Associate Professor Richard Peltier in his lab, was the lead author on a journal article that found travelers in rickshaws were exposed to the most pollutants.
In a commentary published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Hsiao urged residents in the towns of Cummington and Plainfield, MA, to ratify town resolutions to become pollinator-friendly communities.
Ten SPHHS students representing all 4 undergraduate majors received Alumni Association Awards this spring. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
Three SPHHS faculty research teams, including projects led by Lorraine Cordeiro and Lindiwe Sibeko, Nutrition, Melody Slashinski, Health Promotion and Policy, and Krishna Poudel, Health Promotion and Policy, are among the fourteen UMass Amherst projects involved in the initiative.
They presented deeper analysis of survey data on gambling and problem gambling to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at its meeting in Boston today.
Senior Public Health Sciences double majors Aser Abrha, Angelina McKenna, and Alyssa McQuillan are among the students featured in the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) Program’s Student Showcase, a video gallery of student research.
The SPHHS will hold its 20th Annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 4 beginning at 2:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.
Researchers are looking for individuals who are between 14 to 18 years of age for a study on speech and language characteristics of individuals who are typically developing or who have a diagnosis of Autism.