Recent News

Date:
May 22 2014
Graduating seniors Akshay Kapoor, Public Health, and Nicholas Otis, Kinesiology & Nutrition, received the 21st Century Leader Award during the UMass Amherst Undergraduate Commencement ceremony.
Date:
May 22 2014
He recently won the UMass Amherst Academic Engagement and Community Transformation Award.
Date:
May 20 2014
The National Cancer Institute recently awarded her $177,373 to examine connections between depression, antidepressants, & breast cancer.
Date:
May 20 2014
Louis Graham, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, and co-principal investigator Rachel Snow of the University of Michigan have received a supplemental award from the Ford Foundation's Youth Sexuality, Reproductive Health, and Rights initiative.
Date:
May 20 2014
Louis Graham, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, has been accepted into the Visiting Professor program for the summer of 2014 at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at the University of California, San Francisco.
Date:
May 14 2014
The website is a new tool for teaching statistics using the open source statistical computing language R.
Date:
May 14 2014
Young parents recently presented their own first-person video narratives combining recorded voice, still and moving images, music and other sounds to share and communicate their experiences as teen mothers as part of “Hear Our Stories,” a project led by Aline Gubrium, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, and Elizabeth Krause, Professor of Anthropology, of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Date:
May 14 2014
A study led by Health Policy and Management's Jennifer Whitehill reports that underage male college students are more than twice as likely to drive under the influence of marijuana than those who drive after alcohol use.
Date:
May 12 2014
The Delta Omega Honor Society Rho Chapter recently held their annual luncheon and inducted new members.
Date:
May 12 2014
The Division is searching for a Lecturer of Biostatistics.
Date:
May 08 2014

The Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology presented student awards at an end-of-year celebration held on Thursday, May 8th. The winners include:

Date:
May 07 2014
Lauren Sheehan, Public Health ’12, has been working in Sullivan County, New Hampshire as a part of the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program.
Date:
May 01 2014

Over 30 SPHHS students attended the SPHHS Undergraduate Awards Celebration, where they were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, research, and through service to the community.

Date:
Apr 29 2014
Graduating senior Hayley Mandeville, a Public Health major, will be the student speaker at the 2014 UMass Amherst Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. She’s believed to be the first public health major to receive this distinction.
Date:
Apr 28 2014
Professor of Community Health Education David Buchanan led a group of eleven undergraduate and one graduate Public Health students to spend ten days in Haiti this March for an applied field work experience, as part of a new course on Sustainable Development.
Date:
Apr 16 2014
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) is pleased to announce that Renee Turzanski-Fortner, Instructor in the Online MPH in Public Health Practice program, has been named the recipient of the SPHHS Outstanding Online Teacher Award.
Date:
Apr 16 2014
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is pleased to offer the following schedule of courses for the upcoming summer sessions.
Date:
Apr 15 2014
SPHHS Faculty and members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission met with the media on campus at the annual meeting of the SEIGMA study.
Date:
Apr 14 2014
The magazine Carolina Parent recently profiled practicum work by Leslie Quackenbush, a student in the online MPH program.
Date:
Apr 14 2014
Lisa Chasan-Taber, Professor of Epidemiology, has authored a book titled Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics. Publisher Chapman and Hall has scheduled the book for an early May release.

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