Recent News

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
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.
Date:
Apr 14 2014
The magazine Carolina Parent recently profiled practicum work by Leslie Quackenbush, a student in the online MPH program.
Date:
Apr 10 2014
The journal recently published an article co-authored by Aline Gubrium and Ph.D. student Miriam B. Shafer.
Date:
Apr 10 2014
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences recently announced the results of the faculty-juried poster competition from the 17th Annual Research Day held on April 8, 2014.
Date:
Apr 02 2014
UMass website Research Next recently profiled a course on 'Big Data' that the Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics (ICB3) hosted in partnership with the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC).
Date:
Apr 01 2014
Public Health Sciences' Shirin Hakim created a resource advocacy program to help the Amherst-area homeless.
Date:
Mar 24 2014
Join the social media conversation on Facebook and Twitter with the Public Health Club and Public Health Peer Advisors!
Date:
Mar 21 2014
Molly Flynn, Public Health Sciences ’13, has been working in a lot of communities across the country as an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) volunteer since graduating last May.
Date:
Mar 20 2014
Louis Graham, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, recently received a $2000 Honors Curricular and Faculty Development Grant from the Commonwealth Honors College (CHC).
Date:
Mar 20 2014
UMass Amherst's Center for Research on Families (CRF) recently named Katherine Reeves a Family Research Scholar. The CRF will provide Reeves with assistance in preparing a grant application.
Date:
Mar 17 2014
Tameka L. Gillum and doctoral candidate Leso Munala both presented at the 39th Annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference held March 6-9 in Columbus, Ohio.
Date:
Mar 16 2014

A group of Biostatistics students and faculty recently attended the North American Region's Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society (ENAR) in Baltimore, MD.

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