The honor salutes Massachusetts public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
Community Health Education doctoral student Sarah Lowe received a $10,000 pre-dissertation fellowship award. Environmental Health Sciences doctoral student Haotian Wu received the CRF Dissertation Award, and Public Health Sciences student Duga Kolla received the Thesis Capstone Award.
They seek to understand the prevalent environmental exposures for children and develop novel personalized control strategies that reduce exposure to these triggers of asthma.
The university honors a group of graduating seniors each year for their the exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership.
The award, which is given by the UMass Amherst Libraries, pays the fees for submitting an article to an open access journal.
The Society of Toxicology (SOT) recently honored the postdoctoral research associate with the Edward W. Carney Trainee Award.
Volberg spoke about the lack of knowledge on the topic among researchers.
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.
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.
She spoke about motor speech disorders, particularly among children with Down Syndrome.