News Archive

Date:
Dec 31 2012
Christine Rogers, Research Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, has been awarded a two-year grant of $397,396 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for an asthma study called “Development and validation of a chitin assay for environmental samples.”
Date:
Dec 31 2012
The SPHHS welcomed several new faculty members into its ranks, including Jill Hoover and Giang Pham, Katherine Boyer, Zhenhua Liu and Lisa Troy, and Krishna Poudel and Alicia Timme-Laragy.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Research by Tameka L. Gillum was the subject of a recent podcast produced by Sage Publications. The podcast was based on a study she co-authored with CHE Assistant Professor Gloria DiFulvio.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Lisa Wexler has been awarded a grant of $149,595 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The study was funded through NSF’s Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) program.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
The SPHHS welcomed several new faculty members into its ranks, including Jill Hoover and Giang Pham, Katherine Boyer, Zhenhua Liu and Lisa Troy, and Krishna Poudel and Alicia Timme-Laragy.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
School of Public Health and Health Sciences alumna Leslie Chambers was recently named the President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA).
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Nicholas Reich, Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, is mentioned in a Daily Hampshire Gazette article profiling the breast cancer research of Shelly Peyton, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering. Reich will collaborate with Peyton on the statistical analysis of cell-tissue experiments.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Dr. David Buchanan, Director of the UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health and Professor of Community Health Education, hosted three delegations of public health students and faculty from Russia for a week each during Fall Semester 2012.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
The SPHHS welcomed several new faculty members into its ranks, including Jill Hoover and Giang Pham, Katherine Boyer, Zhenhua Liu and Lisa Troy, and Krishna Poudel and Alicia Timme-Laragy.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Tameka L. Gillum, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, was honored with the Outstanding Research Award at the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community’s national conference held Aug. 13-14 in Norfolk, VA.
Date:
Dec 31 2012

Susan Hankinson, Professor of Epidemiology, was recently featured as the UMass Amherst "Spotlight Scholar." Her breast cancer research landed her a prestigious spot as a Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholar.

Date:
Dec 31 2012
School of Public Health and Health Sciences alumna Leslie Chambers was recently named the President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA).
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Jing Hao, doctoral student in Health Policy and Management, received the 2012 American Public Health Association (APHA) Student Presentation Award. Ms. Hao received the APHA student award for her study on the Public Health Implications and Economics of Combination Drugs.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Andrea Foulkes is part of an interdisciplinary team of UMass researchers that received an $867,040 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a high-bandwidth optical data network for computer science researchers.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
The SPHHS welcomed several new faculty members into its ranks, including Jill Hoover and Giang Pham, Katherine Boyer, Zhenhua Liu and Lisa Troy, and Krishna Poudel and Alicia Timme-Laragy.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Richard J. Peltier, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, is featured in an article appearing on the new UMass Amherst ResearchNext website.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Ramilkia Santiago, a Public Health Sciences major, received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for fall semester 2012. The $3,000 scholarship has allowed Santiago to study abroad in Granada, Spain.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
The SPHHS welcomed several new faculty members into its ranks, including Jill Hoover and Giang Pham, Katherine Boyer, Zhenhua Liu and Lisa Troy, and Krishna Poudel and Alicia Timme-Laragy.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Lisa Chasan-Taber, Professor of Epidemiology, received a five-year, $2.56 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases to study the effects of healthy lifestyle programs on postpartum Hispanic women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Date:
Dec 31 2012
Public Health undergraduate Jessica He spoke about her study abroad experiences before the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees at a meeting held on November 28, 2012 at the UMass Club in Boston. He was one of five student representatives invited to speak about their experiences.

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