News

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 24, 2017

New faculty include Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences; Associate Professor of Community Health Education Susan Shaw; and Assistant Professors Xiangrong Kong (Biostatistics) and Sara Mamo (Communication Disorders).

March 24, 2017

The Beal Lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, beginning at 4:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom. Dr. Joel Mason of Tufts University will deliver a lecture titled "Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World."

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 23, 2017

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network and several other organizations will host a forum, “Critical Resources for Health: The State of Hospital Community Benefit in Massachusetts” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Wednesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m.

March 22, 2017

Thirty teams of students from the Five Colleges are expected to gather on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, March 31 to April 2, to compete in analyzing large sets of complex data at the 2017 ASA Five College DataFest competition, sponsored nationally by the American Statistical Association (ASA).

March 21, 2017

Kinesiology lecturer Judi LaBranche integrates LIFT, a fitness app developed by UMass Amherst alum Chris Blyth '96, into her Fitness Management and Exercise Testing and Programming courses. 

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology doctoral candidate Albert Mendoza
March 21, 2017

Albert Mendoza, a doctoral candidate in Kinesiology, was recently awarded a Summer Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Graduate School.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 17, 2017

The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 17, 2017

The second annual SPHHS Career Networking and Development Conference will be held on Thursday, March 23, beginning at 9:00 am in the Campus Center Auditorium.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 16, 2017

The SPHHS recipients were Aline Gubrium, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, Krystal Pollitt, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, and Ning Zhang, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management.

March 10, 2017

Team captain Lisa Sommers, Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders, invites students, faculty and staff from all departments within the SPHHS to join them this year as they try to reach their new fundraising goal of $3,000.