Recent News

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Oct 27 2014
She was recently quoted in a Discover magazine article about the potentially hazardous exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) that can result from handling receipts coated with the chemical.
Date:
Oct 27 2014
SPHHS epidemiologist launches largest, most comprehensive study to date
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Oct 24 2014

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes seven new full-time tenure and non-tenure track faculty members into its ranks this academic year.

Date:
Oct 24 2014
Hear Our Stories, a digital storytelling research project about young Latina mothers in Holyoke, will be highlighted during a November 5 screening in Cambridge, MA.
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Oct 23 2014
Nicholas Reich, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, recently was invited to participate in a workshop run by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) entitled “Integrating Prediction and Forecasting Models for Decision-Making: Dengue Epidemic Prediction.”
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Oct 22 2014
She was quoted in a recent Concord Monitor article fact-checking two New Hampshire state senate candidates.
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Oct 22 2014
She was quoted in two recent articles concerning pollution and its effects on humans.
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Oct 16 2014
Stamps says health professionals know how to use “universal precautions” to prevent the spread of disease
Date:
Oct 07 2014

The Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology recently announced a search for an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics position. Read more here.

Date:
Oct 06 2014
Public health major Michael Fulginiti ’15 won a grant from Commonwealth Honors College to travel to Ghana for two weeks during summer 2014.
Date:
Oct 01 2014
Aline Gubrium presented the U.S. site-based findings and met with fellow researchers from four other international sites as part of a five nation study: "Poverty and Shame: Perspectives and Practices Concerning Anti-Poverty Measures in a Global Context."
Date:
Sep 29 2014
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) hosted its 5th Annual SPHHS Fall Celebration on Saturday, September 27, in the Fine Arts Center.
Date:
Sep 27 2014
They were voted Homecoming King and Queen during a special ceremony at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
Date:
Sep 26 2014
One year ago, Jessica He, '13, traveled to The Gambia for her two-year service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the health sector.
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Sep 19 2014
Dr. David Buchanan will appear as a panelist on a Public Policy Roundtable discussion being held as part of a day-long Drug Policy Archive Symposium hosted by the UMass Amherst Libraries.
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Sep 17 2014
Rachel Volberg recently participated in a discussion about benefits and drawbacks of the casino industry on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show.
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Sep 17 2014
Tameka L. Gillum, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, gave an invited talk at the 19th International Conference & Summit on Violence, Abuse and Trauma held Sept. 7-10 in San Diego.
Date:
Sep 17 2014
Peltier is leading a multinational study identifying air pollutants and tracking their effects on local police.
Date:
Sep 12 2014
Avery Hennigar, a senior public health major, was recently spotlighted in an article by the Commonwealth Honors College.
Date:
Sep 01 2014
Led by Epidemiology's Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson, the study found a relationship between inflammation and the severity of PMS symptoms.

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