UMass Amherst alumna Elizabeth Chennamchetty
April 25, 2017

Community Health Education alumna Elizabeth Chennamchetty, MPH '04, is the author of a recently published memoir titled Bangles, Bindis and Babies: Becoming a Family. In the book, Chennamchetty recounts how she met her future partner – and MPH ’03 alumnus – Vijay Chennamchetty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and their journey from an "improbable romance" to a multicultural marriage.

UMass Amherst Public Health student Ilyssa DeLeon
April 24, 2017

Public Health major Ilyssa DeLeon '19, a Community Scholarship recipient, is featured along with Community Health Education faculty member Aline Gubrium's Ford Foundation-funded program "Hear Our Stories" and the Western MA Health Equity Summit, which was held in Fall 2016 and organized by the SPHHS.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Dean Marjorie Aelion
April 21, 2017

Dean Marjorie Aelion has been invited to serve on a federal subcommittee advising the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She joins the Stakeholder Engagement Subcommittee of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee composed of national subject matter experts providing recommendations for developing and implementing the Healthy People 2030 initiative.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Kinesiology faculty Brian Umberger
April 19, 2017

He is part of a team working on a project titled “Creation of a 3D motion freezer to understand human and animal locomotion.”

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology Professor and Chair Catrine Tudor-Locke
April 19, 2017

She says “you get the biggest bang for your buck at the low end, or just getting off your couch and getting a few thousand when you used to get close to none.”

University of Massachusetts Nutrition faculty Elena Carbone
April 18, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Environmental Health Sciences Chair Timothy Ford
April 18, 2017

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.

April 18, 2017

Throughout the day, 7th and 8th grade students cycled through six stations focused on different aspects of kinesiology.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health Sciences major Katrina Borofski '17
April 14, 2017

Borofski traveled to the meeting through a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host Danelle Lobdell
April 13, 2017

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).