Recent News

Date:
Mar 14 2014

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for several openings as visiting lecturers in the Online Master of Public Health program.

Date:
Mar 14 2014
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Raji Balasubramanian is featured in a recent article appearing on the UMass Amherst ResearchNext website.
Date:
Mar 11 2014

Environmental Health Sciences Assistant Professors Alicia Timme-Laragy and Richard Peltier recently attended a “meet and greet” event sponsored by the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP).

Date:
Mar 06 2014
Laura Vandenberg, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, is quoted in an article appearing in Mother Jones warning of the risks posed by chemical leaching in BPA-free plastics.
Date:
Mar 06 2014
The International Dose-Response Society will host its 13th Annual Conference on Adaptive Responses in Biology and Medicine Translational Biology on April 22-23, 2014.
Date:
Mar 01 2014
Public Health alumna and fitness expert Eliza Shirazi, '13, returned to campus on March 1st for a cardio kickboxing fundraising event sponsored by Her Campus UMass Amherst.
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Feb 26 2014
Public Health alumna and fitness expert Eliza Shirazi, '13, will return to campus March 1st for a cardio kickboxing marathon to benefit Room to Read.
Date:
Feb 20 2014
Lisa Wexler, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, recently attended a two-day suicide prevention summit in Anchorage, Alaska.
Date:
Feb 20 2014
Kathleen Szegda was recently the lead author and the project director on the report.
Date:
Feb 18 2014
Rachel Volberg, Research Associate Professor in Epidemiology, will participate in a discussion of gambling hosted by Boston NPR station WBUR.
Date:
Feb 13 2014
A recent article in Scientific American includes quotes from Laura Vandenberg critiquing an FDA study on BPA exposure.
Date:
Feb 06 2014
Researchers on the Social and Economic Impact of Gambling in Massachusetts (SEIGMA) study spoke about their work with UMass Amherst website ResearchNext.
Date:
Feb 06 2014
BostonInno recently featured an interview with Public Health alumna and fitness expert Eliza Shirazi, '13.
Date:
Jan 29 2014
Public Health Sciences major Shirin Hakim was recently interviewed by 22 News and the Gazette as part of a story on local college students partnering with a local shelter to help the homeless.
Date:
Jan 27 2014
The ICB3 is holding the first workshop in their Biostatistics in Practice series on February 7.
Date:
Jan 24 2014
The research team recently collaborated with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on their first annual report.
Date:
Jan 24 2014

ClimbCorps members and SPHHS alumni Jessica Charles, Kinesiology '10, and Clevanne Julce, Public Health '13, were recently interviewed by Boston Neighborhood Network's Chris Lovett. The alumni appeared on a segment promoting ClimbCorps' ClimbAmerica!

Date:
Jan 22 2014
When U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren visited the UMass Amherst campus, SPHHS representatives were among those she met.
Date:
Jan 22 2014
Public Health Practice alumna Marie Meckel, MPH '12, was selected to serve as a clinical mentor in South Africa by American International Health Alliance's Volunteer Healthcare Corps.
Date:
Jan 17 2014
Students in PUBHLTH490PI: The DNA Experience, a class at UMass Amherst, isolated DNA from foods they typically eat, and found inconsistencies in items labeled as being free of genetically-modified organisms (GMO).

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