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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 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.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
March 8, 2017

They will assume office at the conclusion of ACSM’s Annual Meeting May 30-June 3, in Denver, CO.

University of Massachusetts Environmental Health Sciences faculty Laura Vandenberg
March 8, 2017

The interview, part of Clean Water's efforts in honor of International Women's Day, examines Vandenberg's path to environmental health research, sexism in the sciences, and the importance of women mentors.

March 1, 2017

Researchers are looking for people who are 61-85 years old, learned English as their first language and have hearing loss.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition doctoral student Sharmin Hossain
March 1, 2017

Hossain is a fifth-year doctoral student who is working in the Nutrition Department with Chair Richard Wood for her dissertation on colorectal and breast cancer epigenetics in relationship with vitamin D and the bioactive food component sulforaphane.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health student Ellen Noble
March 1, 2017

Public Health Sciences major Ellen Noble '18 - a four-time national cyclocross champion who finished second at the 2017 world championship - balances her college education with her career as a professional cyclist.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology faculty John Sirard
February 28, 2017

The cross-campus collaboration will study friendship and health behavior among students in four middle schools from sixth through eighth grade, allowing the researchers to observe the interplay of the social environment and health behaviors over three consecutive years. The project is led by James Kitts, professor of sociology, and John Sirard, assistant professor of kinesiology, with collaborators Mark Pachucki, sociology, Lindiwe Sibeko, nutrition, and Krista Gile, mathematics and statistics.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
February 28, 2017

Three of the Kinesiology Department’s doctoral students will receive additional financial support from the Graduate School in the form of $1,000 Dissertation Research Grants.