The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
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.
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.
They will assume office at the conclusion of ACSM’s Annual Meeting May 30-June 3, in Denver, CO.
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.
Researchers are looking for people who are 61-85 years old, learned English as their first language and have hearing loss.
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.
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.
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.
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.