Recent News

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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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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.
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May 22 2014
He recently won the UMass Amherst Academic Engagement and Community Transformation Award.
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May 20 2014
The National Cancer Institute recently awarded her $177,373 to examine connections between depression, antidepressants, & breast cancer.
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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.
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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.
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May 14 2014
The website is a new tool for teaching statistics using the open source statistical computing language R.
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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.
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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.
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May 12 2014
The Delta Omega Honor Society Rho Chapter recently held their annual luncheon and inducted new members.

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