Recent News

Date:
Dec 17 2014
Aline Gubrium and Elizabeth Krause announced the launch of the website, which collects dozens of powerful stories from young parenting Latinas.
Date:
Dec 15 2014
Hannah Weinronk, Public Health '15, was recently profiled in an article by the UMass Amherst Commonwealth Honors College. The article focuses on her work with communities on local, national, and international platforms.
Date:
Dec 15 2014
Wexler will implement and evaluate a pilot-study intervention program that aims to develop a system of culturally-responsive public health intervention strategies to reduce youth suicidal behavior and bolster protective factors in tribal communities.
Date:
Dec 12 2014
She talked with the paper about HackEbola. “It helps us as data scientists realize why we are doing this.”
Date:
Dec 12 2014
Leso Munala presented a poster titled “Capacity building needs in the provision of post rape care services in Nairobi, Kenya” at the APHA annual meeting held this year in New Orleans.
Date:
Dec 10 2014
She comments on a new study that finds drinking liquid from cans lined with BPA raised blood pressure and increased risk of heart disease.
Date:
Dec 09 2014
Video of the SPHHS-ENVIRON Seminar on Alcohol Use, titled "The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community," is now available online through the School's YouTube channel.
Date:
Dec 08 2014
She will assume the office at the 2015 AACR Annual Meeting, which will be held from April 18-22, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Date:
Dec 08 2014
Two Nutrition and one Community Health Education graduate student recently presented posters as part of their work with the Live Well Springfield (LWS) movement.
Date:
Dec 04 2014
Charlot is the winner of a scholarship that Baker helped establish in memory of his grandfather, Charles D. Baker II.
Date:
Dec 04 2014
Sturgeon recently received the two-year, $760,462 National Cancer Institute award to use validate a new method to predict the future likelihood of breast cancer
Date:
Dec 03 2014
Gubrium and her co-author describe the use of these mannequins in Venezuela as a shaming campaign.
Date:
Dec 02 2014
He was nominated in recognition of his endocrine research and subsequent resulting publications conducted under the direction of Assistant Professor Laura Vandenberg.
Date:
Dec 01 2014
Reich, along with colleagues at John Hopkins University, developed a model that predicts flu season using a hospital's own data.
Date:
Dec 01 2014
The recent weekend-long hackathon at UMass Amherst brought together attendees from campus and across Western Massachusetts to examine data related to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Date:
Nov 25 2014
The study is a first-of-its-kind, multi-year cohort study to examine how gambling problems develop over time and thus illuminate the causes of problem gambling.
Date:
Nov 20 2014
The event takes place in the Recreation Center at 10 am on Nov. 23, 2014.
Date:
Nov 20 2014
Reich and colleagues have devised a simple yet accurate method for hospitals and public health departments to determine the onset of elevated influenza activity.
Date:
Nov 17 2014
She was the lead author on a recently published paper in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Date:
Nov 17 2014
She says community health care centers along with public health education could help.

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