Recent News

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Jul 23 2014
Assistant Professor Richard Peltier has received a three-year, $700,000 EPA grant to determine possible health effects of wood smoke exposure on Native subsistence hunters and to provide culturally-relevant recommendations for mitigation.
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Jul 22 2014
A research team led by Krishna Poudel, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, is reporting high coinfection rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among HIV-positive individuals residing in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
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Jul 16 2014
The National Cancer Institute recently awarded a team led by Katherine Reeves a two-year, $177,373 grant to investigate, for the first time, possible connections between depression, antidepressant use and breast cancer.
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Jul 10 2014
Alumnus James Stewart, PhD ’92, received the 2014 Academic Faculty Teaching Award from the Harvard School of Public Health for his work as an instructor in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program.
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Jul 07 2014
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the first-ever Western Massachusetts Health Equity Summit on Thursday, October 2, 2014.
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Jun 30 2014
Epidemiology doctoral candidate Cristina Huebner Torres was interviewed by ABC40 News in a feature on LiveWell Springfield.
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Jun 26 2014
Vandenberg says the updated report is more carefully crafted than the original version, but says the credibility of the study is still limited.
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Jun 25 2014
A new literature review suggests the most widely accepted method of testing chemical toxicity in lab animals does not accurately mimic how humans are exposed to chemicals in everyday life.
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Jun 23 2014
The program, sponsored by the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA), is targeted for emerging researchers interested in the topic of aging.
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Jun 23 2014
It examines the results of interviewing 19 young mothers about their attitudes around the issue of teen pregnancy.
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Jun 19 2014
The article, titled "Shine with the Sun," explains workout techniques that readers can do while on vacation.
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Jun 19 2014
Haotian Wu recently won first place for his poster presentation at the North Atlantic Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry’s (NACSETAC) Annual Meeting.
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Jun 16 2014
Aline Gubrium has organized and will lead a daylong course at this fall’s American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo.
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Jun 15 2014
As part of its reaccreditation process, the SPHHS seeks feedback from all constituents on its self-study report and any aspect of the School.
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Jun 11 2014
The three-year, $440,000 study will investigate whether chemicals in plastic have an effect on couples’ reproductive success.
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Jun 09 2014
Mitchel Rosen co-authored a chapter in recently published book Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness and Response to Disasters.
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Jun 06 2014
Lisa Wexler recently traveled to Tromsø, Norway as an invited guest for a workshop there on mental health and indigenous suicide in circumpolar communities.
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Jun 05 2014
Associate Professor Aline Gubrium is the lead author of a paper recently published in the journal Sexuality Research & Social Policy.
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Jun 01 2014

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is proud to introduce its new Graduate Certificate in Global Health. This program is open to all current graduate students in the school, including online MPH-PHP students.

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May 30 2014
Assistant Professor Louis Graham spoke to the Public Health Newswire on the topic of suicide prevention as part of National Prevention Week.

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