Community Health Education doctoral student Sarah Lowe received a $10,000 pre-dissertation fellowship award. Environmental Health Sciences doctoral student Haotian Wu received the CRF Dissertation Award, and Public Health Sciences student Duga Kolla received the Thesis Capstone Award.
The university honors a group of graduating seniors each year for their the exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership.
Public Health major Ilyssa DeLeon '19, a Community Scholarship recipient, is featured along with Community Health Education faculty member Aline Gubrium's Ford Foundation-funded program "Hear Our Stories" and the Western MA Health Equity Summit, which was held in Fall 2016 and organized by the SPHHS.
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.
Ten SPHHS students representing all 4 undergraduate majors received Alumni Association Awards this spring. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
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).