They presented deeper analysis of survey data on gambling and problem gambling to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at its meeting in Boston today.
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.
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.
The Dean's Message appears in the March 2017 SPHHS e-newsletter.
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.
The event was held March 25, 2017 by the student‐run UMass Stroke Support Group to raise awareness for stroke and aphasia.
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).
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."
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.