Recent News

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 26 2014
The story about the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) mentions the SEIGMA study, headed up by SPHHS faculty Rachel Volberg and Edward Stanek.
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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.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
Aug 20 2014

Martha Anker, an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, is quoted in an article appearing on foreignpolicy.com. In it, she comments on the disproportionately high number of women who are dying from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Date:
Aug 08 2014
Rick Pilsner and Ezra Wood hosted a pair of summer workshops featuring hands-on, lab-based activities for middle school girls as part of the Eureka! Program.
Date:
Aug 08 2014
He was awarded the John McGovern Science and Society Award from Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honors Society.
Date:
Jul 28 2014
The search is for a tenure-track position in the Health Policy & Management concentration.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
Jun 30 2014
Epidemiology doctoral candidate Cristina Huebner Torres was interviewed by ABC40 News in a feature on LiveWell Springfield.
Date:
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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