Borofski traveled to the meeting through a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean's Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice.” The event will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 - 3:30 pm in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room (10th Floor).
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
Senior Public Health Sciences double majors Aser Abrha, Angelina McKenna, and Alyssa McQuillan are among the students featured in the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) Program’s Student Showcase, a video gallery of student research.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network and several other organizations will host a forum, “Critical Resources for Health: The State of Hospital Community Benefit in Massachusetts” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Wednesday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m.
Thirty teams of students from the Five Colleges are expected to gather on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, March 31 to April 2, to compete in analyzing large sets of complex data at the 2017 ASA Five College DataFest competition, sponsored nationally by the American Statistical Association (ASA).
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
Public Health Sciences major Ellen Noble '18 - a four-time national cyclocross champion who finished second at the 2017 world championship - balances her college education with her career as a professional cyclist.
Curran wrote the paper for her honors thesis project while an undergraduate public health student at UMass Amherst. Faculty advisor Lisa Wexler is co-author of the publication.
The undergraduate Public Health Club worked in collaboration with Amherst-based Opportunities for Communities, Inc. All proceeds benefited indentured servants and “restavek” children of Haiti.
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